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Elliot Berkman, left, and Phil Fisher
October 20

Researchers will meld sciences to uncover new health treatments

The Center for Translational Neuroscience, led by Phil Fisher and Elliot Berkman, aims to deliver what is found in research to practical application.
October 16

UO rural service program wins statewide leadership award

The Resource Assistance for Rural Environments AmeriCorps program is recognized for economic revitalization in small town across Oregon.
Computer science professor Stephen Fickas is one of this year's Williams Fellows
October 15

Williams Fellows honored for their work in undergraduate education

Stephen Fickas in computer science and John Halliwill in human physiology were selected for the awards by the Williams Council.
October 14

Landscape architecture team takes first place in global competition with sustainable design

The win comes with a $10,000 prize and gives the team the chance to compete for an additional $100,000 to advance their project.
October 6

The UO has the nation's top green MBA program, Princeton Review says

The publication ranked the Oregon MBA program in the Lundquist College of Business above Yale and Stanford in the green MBA category.
Roger and Robin Best have endowed a fund for doctoral students in business
October 5

New $1 million gift will help doctoral students in College of Business

The gift from emeritus professor of marketing Roger Best and his wife, Robin, will help support research, publishing and teaching.
Daniel Lowd, assistant professor of computer and information science
September 28

UO's Lowd aims to take on spammers with young investigator award

Game theory is among the techniques the UO computer scientist will use to sort honesty and dishonesty in online networks.
Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg
September 23

Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratory welcomes new director

Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg leaves the University of Idaho to take over the UO research facility founded in 1977 by G.Z. Brown.
Assistant Professor Trygve Faste named Young Educator of the Year by the Industrial Designers Society of America
August 20

Trygve Faste named Young Educator of the Year in product design

Faste, an assistant professor in the Product Design Program in the School of Architecture and Allied Arts, joined the UO faculty in 2010.
The UO's College of Education is ranked second nationally
August 18

College of Education brings in almost $11.5 million in new grants

Tenure-track faculty in the College of Education bring in more external funding than almost any other education program in the nation.

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