Excellence

Ed Colligan
January 27

Water consumption app takes first place in design competition

A total of 14 teams of undergraduate and graduate students took part in the Colligan User Interface Design Challenge.
Michael Pluth
January 27

NSF awards CAREER grant to UO researcher Michael Pluth

The UO chemistry professor will explore hydrogen sulfide interactions and expand an outreach program with area schools.
John Postlethwait
January 16

Postlethwait wins Genetics Society of America award

His contributions in establishing the zebrafish as a model organism for biological research leads to the selection.
January 14

Ducks vs. Bucks Challenge raises more than $40,000 for UO academic programs

More than $40,000 was raised for academic and Alumni Association programs in just 97 hours.
Sarah Allison
January 14

Graduate student receives $16,000 Sea Grant award

The grant will help UO master's student Sarah Allison complete her final project on economic development plans.
January 13

Paper by UO chemist named one of the best of 2014

The editors of the Journal of Biological Chemistry have designated a paper by UO chemistry and biochemistry professor
Yong Zhao
January 8

Yong Zhao named to list of most influential education scholars

Zhao ranks No. 9 on the list prepared annually by the publication Education Week.
January 5

UO in top 25 in economics master's degree programs

The University of Oregon has been ranked 23rd on a list of the top U.S. master's degree programs in economics by The Financial Engineer.
Marcus Mariota was the center of attention after the game.
January 1

Ducks win, headed to national title game

Won. Not done. With a 59-20 win over Florida State, the Ducks advanced to the College Football Playoff championship game, set for Jan. 12 in Arlington, Texas.
December 22

Education development grant awarded to UO’s STEM CORE

The $810,000 grant will allow the UO to help area school districts improve classroom instruction in high-tech subjects

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