Academics and Research

Tea room at Hotel Osburn in Eugene, early 1900s
May 16

UO archaeology illuminates Chinese businesses in Eugene

A downtown dig by UO researchers provides a glimpse of their lives in the early 1900s
Layered marine sediments in Taiwan
May 6

Scientists are amazed at how fast Taiwan's crust is moving

Mountains on the island rose much faster than previously thought, UO research shows
Black patient in hospital bed
May 4

Research looks at racism in health care and how to end it

UO philosopher Camisha Russell hopes her work can spark more action on the issue
Cambridge University
May 2

UO graduate is second-ever to be a Gates-Cambridge Scholar

Alex Mentzel, a 2020 graduate, is pursing advanced studies in Great Britain
Electric buses in a charging station
May 2

Law professor tackles climate change legislation in US Senate

Greg Dotson was chief counsel for the Committee on Environment and Public Works
Bumblebee on flower
April 29

Bringing back the bees, one burned forest at a time

Biologist Lauren Ponisio has a plan to help the pivotal pollinators in the Pacific Northwest
Scanning electron microscope at UO
April 27

See how quantum 'weirdness' is improving electron microscopes

New techniques can give up-close views without damaging samples, UO research shows
Scene from Understood Video that explores timbre
April 25

The latest 'Understood' video delves into a musical mystery

Zachary Wallmark explains timbre, a quality that can make music unique for listeners
Library building at Ukrainian Catholic University
April 22

As bombs fall in Lviv, prof fears for campus he helped build

Architect Gerald Gast and grad students continue work on Ukrainian Catholic University
Students planting native flowers
April 20

UO's Environment Initiative puts the Earth first every day

Earth Day highlights the many environmental fields, research and activities on campus