Academics and Research

'The Bathroom Heater at Franziska’s House #1' by Jessica Park
February 13

A new history of autism traces the diagnosis of a disability

A project by UO historian Ellen Herman tracks the scientific and public evolution of the condition
Students working at computer
February 8

New program brings equity to Oregon’s computer science classes

Work by the UO’s Joanna Goode is helping girls and underrepresented students learn crucial skills
Stan Micklavzina teaching a class
February 6

His magnetic physics classes attract an honorary doctorate

Sweden's Lund University salutes the UO's Stanley Micklavzina, a renowned science demonstrator
Charles Kimmel
January 31

Oregon academy to honor UO biologist for zebrafish research

The Oregon Academy of Science is giving Chuck Kimmel its first lifetime achievement award
Tyler Harvey and Fehmi Yasin work at the UO’s STEM microscope
January 30

New tool lets researchers see what's never been seen before

With a new technique, Ben McMorran’s lab is boosting the power of scanning transmission electron microscopes
Oregon wolf
January 28

OQ: Students seek a path through Oregon's wolf dilemma

A class traveled to northeastern Oregon to hear from all sides in the ongoing debate over wolves
Kim Sheehan
January 25

New master’s in advertising and brand responsibility is a first

The new SOJC program prepares students to help clients who want to embrace social issues
Students examine clothing
January 23

UO product design program has a case of the Prison Blues

Students are working with inmates to help design and produce a new clothing line
Journalism profesor Autumn Shafer
January 22

Once homeless, SOJC prof's experience now guides research

Autumn Shafer says being homeless as a child led her to focus on building community with students
Mantis eating a bushbrown butterfly in India
January 21

Competing species can both survive, new UO study finds

Supercomputer simulations help clarify a long-running theory about coexistence and extinction

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