Academics and Research

Extinguished cigarette
July 28

Study will examine whether 'zooming out' helps smokers quit

High-level thinking may help smokers get past the immediate craving for a cigarette
Jeanne McLaughlin in the field
July 27

UO scientist aids in ID of child in the state's oldest cold case

Forensic anthropologist Jeanne McLaughlin helped identify a toddler found dead in 1963
Gabriel Luna-Arvizu and Dan Grimes
July 22

Doctoral student is awarded a prominent HHMI fellowship

Third-year doctoral candidate Gabriel Luna-Arvizu was awarded a Gilliam Fellowship
Human physiology lab
July 21

UO is a founding partner in prestigious US research alliance

Oregon’s efforts will be based at the Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact
Wildland firefighter working on blaze
July 19

Study: Rising heat plus strenuous jobs could hurt worker health

A UO-led study examines the toll heat takes in physically demanding occupations
Examining fossils at Mitchell quarry
July 14

UO-led team uncovers new pieces of Oregon’s dinosaur puzzle

A 103-million-year-old ornithopod vertebra is found by excacators in a quarry near Mitchell
Writing in open notebook
July 12

Young writers find their voices at the UO's Kidd Workshops

The sessions are a cornerstone of UO’s highly regarded MFA program in creative writing
Strand of DNA
July 2

UO researchers illuminate invisible DNA repair pathways

New genetic research shows perfect repair of DNA damage in sperm and egg cells
Women meeting in office
July 1

Women’s Innovation Network addresses gender barriers

The inaugural program features monthly seminars, social events and mentor networks
Student in chemistry lab
June 28

Undergraduate students begin summer research fellowships

Students receive funding to pursue research and career development opportunities