Academics and Research

Large iceberg in Sermilik Fjord makes a research vessel appear to be tiny
December 6

UO-led study opens window on meltwater from icebergs

Researchers use water data and computer modeling to understand freshwater flow in Greenland’s fjords
Nick Maggio and Michael Coleman
December 5

New core facility boosts the UO's research computing power

The system, know as Talapas, can perform 250 trillion calculations per second
Sandra Dorning
December 4

UO grad wins prestigious Marshall Scholarship to study abroad

Sandra Dorning, a marine biology major, will go on to graduate studies in the U.K.
Amazon rainforest
November 29

UO researcher trails an intriguing subject: other researchers

Geographer Katie Meehan wants to improve collaboration on international projects
Students in class
November 27

High school journalists visit campus for Fall Press Day

Hundreds of students got an introduction to both college life and professional skills
Montage of AAAS fellows
November 20

Six UO faculty members are named as fellows in the AAAS

Alice Barkan, Bruce Blonigen, Judith Eisen, Julie Haack, Patrick Phillips and Monte Westerfield are cited
Fulbright logo
November 20

Three researchers get Fulbrights to research, teach abroad

Michael Fifield, Brian Klopotek and Thomas Payne are this year’s recipients
Mouth of the Colorado River at the Gulf of California in March 2017
November 16

UO-led research maps major shifts in Colorado River history

Becky Dorsey finds the river’s connection to the ocean was a punctuated affair played out over 2 million years
Keats Conley diving for tiny sea animals
November 15

Study shows how a tiny sea animal feeds itself, and the ocean

Scuba and high-speed video allow Keats Conley to capture new info about a creature she wasn’t seeking
People using cellphones
November 14

Researchers think cell phones might help prevent suicides

UO researchers use facial patterns, language and movement to track behavioral changes

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