Academics and Research

Mother comforting child
October 29

COVID-19 added to the isolation among families facing autism

Researchers expanded a study to ask diverse families how the pandemic affected them
Knuipo-Aguirre's Twitter feed
October 27

Fighting COVID-19 misinformation, UO student tweets the truth

Myriah Kunipo-Aguirre tracked the outbreak in her own backyard: Los Angeles County
Chromosomes with DNA damage
October 23

UO researchers show why heat stress damages sperm

Project using a roundworm model finds a mechanism that can lead to male infertility
Drowsy man working at laptop
October 22

UO study takes on the idea that real men need less sleep

Researchers find the idea that masculinity means more work, less sleep is harmful
End of the Oregon Trail interpretive center
October 20

Professor is finding that a racist past is often left off monuments

Laura Pulido says most American landmarks ignore links to racial inequality and violence
A lab mouse
October 16

New study uses mice to unlock the secrets of language learning

A linguist and a neuroscientist team up to understand the science of human learning
Multicultural Center graduation event
October 15

Researchers help Latinx students make post-high school plans

The goal is to introduce aspiring first-generation college students to a university campus
A basket star
October 14

UO student’s curiosity catches basket stars breathing

Offshore trip in a zoology course ignited MacKenna Hainey’s questions and research
Researchers in lab
October 12

Knight Campus and PeaceHealth partner to support diversity

A new biomedical research center will help advance underrepresented scientists
A peaceful BLM protest
October 12

UO to launch a new center focused on racial disparities

The $11 million effort will hire a dozen new scholars as part of a plan to combat racism