Academics and Research

School of Law
June 4

Summer programs will help law students during COVID-19

The School of Law is providing alternatives to traditional summer internships
Biologist Karen Guillemin
June 3

Biologist pursues microbes in quest to unlock health secrets

Karen Guillemin wants to know how the microbiome works, both for and against us
Two sea otters
June 2

UO research explores how Native Americans used sea otters

Some traditional practices are being studied as the reintroduced mammals threaten fishing
Dan Tichenor
June 1

Dan Tichenor's classroom work draws Williams Fellowship

The political science professor brings students together from across disciplines
Reopening sign in store window
June 1

UO faculty report outlines a framework for economic recovery

Multiple researchers offer guidelines on recovering from the pandemic’s crises
Collage of rehearsal scenes
May 29

'Hamlet' meets 'Walking Dead,' and even zombies adapt to virus

The stage production came back from the dead, but in a way the cast never imagined
Stanislav Ioudenitch
May 28

UO student pianists get an audience with elite performers

With the world’s top pianists quarantined, Alexandre Dossin brought them in virtually
Empty city street
May 27

UO researchers examine how COVID-19 is affecting cities

Researchers at the Urbanism Next Center are trying to get ahead of potential changes
Crowd of protestors with signs supporting law enforcement
May 27

A UO geographer looks back on the Malheur occupation

Peter Walker spent many weeks in Eastern Oregon as the drama unfolded
The Mauna Kea volcano
May 27

Study ties magma changes to quakes below quiet volcanoes

UO’s Amanda Thomas and colleagues make the discovery from data at Mauna Kea