Academics and Research

Saber-tooth bones
November 30

Grad student finds a new saber-toothed species, in a museum

The finding prompts a re-thinking of how such animals evolved over millions of years
Marta Clifford and actors on stage
November 29

A theater collaboration brings Native voices to the UO stage

The UO's Theresa May and tribal elder Marta Clifford bring tribal perspectives to the stage
Sarah Cooley in Alaska
November 24

NASA grants will help scientists track effects of melting ice

Sarah Cooley and Johnny Ryan are using new technology to study climate change
Villarica volcano
November 22

UO volcanologist to study magma behavior using NSF grants

Meredith Townsend is researching how ice and mountains affect the movement of magma
Crown and sword on table lit by candle
November 17

Historian's new project takes a deeper look at queenly slander

Martha Bayless explores the roots of how society talks about women in power
Hermiston City Hall
November 12

UO's Sustainable City Year program heads east to Hermiston

Students and faculty members will help the city address growth, community planning
Woman at desk using TaskShade
November 10

Even in a flat economy, the UO continues to spin off innovation

Last year saw 14 new patent filings and two new companies spun from faculty work
Audiologist working with a student
November 9

OHSU partnership brings audiology services, instruction to UO

The new project will provide hearing assessments and services to more Oregon families
Take Back the Night protest
November 9

Professor's book examines bias, dissatisfaction with birth control

Sociology professor Krystale Littlejohn says women face unnecessary burdens in the U.S.
Comesha Tweede
November 8

Doctoral student to participate in humanities grant project

Cornesha Tweede is an instructor in romance languages and studies Spanish literature