Excellence

Raghu Parthasarathy
June 25

UO physicist Parthasarathy part of potentially high-impact project

Zebrafish will be used in an effort combining physics and biology that initially seeks to neutralize a cholera-causing bacterium.
Edward Cheserek
June 24

Edward Cheserek, Jenna Prandini named Academic All-Americans

Prandini is a 14-time Academic All-American and Cheserek is a nine-time NCAA track and field champion.
SOJC Ad Team wins national competition
June 17

UO ad team wins first prize at national competition in Las Vegas

The UO team won for the first time in 27 years, besting more than 200 other college chapters for the title.
Michael Harms
June 11

UO biochemist Harms wins early career award from Pew Charitable Trust

The award, Harms says, will 'jumpstart some really cool science' in his quest to understand the evolution of a key protein in the immune system.
Amina Dureti, 2015 UO Gilman Scholar
June 9

Six UO students awarded Gilman scholarships; UO now 11th nationally

Six University of Oregon students have received Benjamin A.
UOPD patrol vehicle
June 4

UOPD officer recognized for saving man from burning vehicle

Officer Adam Lillengreen pulled a man lying unconscious on a burning mattress from the back of a pickup truck last August.
Shannon Boettcher
June 3

UO's Boettcher wins Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award

The UO chemist will use the funds to enhance his research on solar water splitting technology.
Lisa Freinkel, Mark Carey and Katie Heidt
June 1

Excellence in Advising Awards celebrated

Mark Carey of the Clark Honors College and Katie Heidt of the Teaching and Learning Center are this year's honorees.
May 19

SOJC honors ethics in journalism with Ancil Payne Award

The annual award recognizes journalists at all levels whose work demonstrates the highest values in journalism.
Katherine Pears and Phillip Fisher
May 19

Joint study suggests ways to help foster kids cope with school moves

Findings from comprehensive data collection show foster children change schools a lot, but they do better when they enter kindergarten prepared.

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