In The News

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October 18

UO researchers share expertise on COVID-19, Oct. 11-15

Faculty members have been quoted on the health, economic and risk factors from the pandemic
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October 12

To support the health of kids, stop focusing on their weight

Health research and initiatives often place a disproportionate emphasis on body mass
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September 22

Harvard’s decision to ditch fossil fuel holdings reflects a shift

More universities are investing with climage change in mind, UO law professor writes
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August 25

What’s a major donor? A UO fundraising expert explains

Renee Irvin explains how nonprofits rank charitable gifts and those who give them
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August 11

Robot lawyers: Bad for some attorneys, good for consumers?

Even partial automation of legal work could fundamentally change the profession
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August 6

3 wildfire lessons for forest towns in the wake of the Dixie Fire

The 500,000-acres blaze in Northern California destroyed the historic town of Greenville
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July 7

Verdicts make history, but courts alone don’t transform society

Cases like Derek Chauvin's murder conviction don't often speed reform, law prof says
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June 10

Are companies that support Pride, social causes 'wokewashing'?

SOJC prof writes that corporate adventures into social issues aren’t always well thought out
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May 18

New research shows how many people lived in the Angkor Empire

Over time, a metropolis of more than 700,000 arose in the medieval Cambodian jungle
A pro-trans rally in Alabama
May 17

Anti-transgender bills are latest effort to rally conservative base

UO prof says a record number of such policy reforms have been introduced this year