Academics and Research

Sanjana Basak in lab
September 13

Grants let undergrads turn summer into a research experience

Two programs provide an opportunity for collaborative work in a variety of disciplines
Buildings on a bluff above the ocean
September 13

UO school to co-lead new NSF coastal resiliency research hub

The effort will coordinate research on hazard assessment, mitigation and adaptation
Illustration of savings plan
September 6

UO's Financial Wellness Center teaches dollars and sense

The student financial literacy program offers peer financial coaches, workshops and more
Credit card and laptop
September 3

Consumer protection fund greenlights six research projects

Faculty members from several schools and colleges will take part in the studies
A leafcutter ant biting into a leaf
September 2

Special materials boost the bite power of small critters

Study finds zinc- and manganese-enriched materials provide a prey-penetrating punch
Child wearning face mask
September 1

Back to school: Easing anxiety for kids returning to classrooms

Faculty in the College of Education offer tips to smooth the transition after a long break
Diverse group of students
August 30

New report looks at anti-Black racism during adolescence

UO faculty members contributed to the document, which offers ways to help Black youth
Farmworkers harvesting crops
August 30

COVID-19 has hit farmworkers especially hard, UO studies show

Two studies highlight challenges workers have faced and offer policy recommendations
Man with tinfoil hat with laptop
August 25

Study: Disagreeable people more prone to conspiracy theories

A doctoral student connects 'Dark Tetrad' of personality traits and belief in conspiracies
Scott Fitzpatrick at Caribbean dig site
August 23

Researchers denounce revived theory of Caribbean cannibalism

UO archaeologist Scott Fitzpatrick and colleagues criticize a new study, calling it flawed