Academics and Research

Dance class
February 26

President funds new fellowships in the arts and humanities

Up to a dozen awards will be granted each year to support research and creative projects
Symposium logo
February 26

Registration deadline nears for neuroscience symposium

The Oregon Decision Neuroscience Symposium will draw speakers from across North America
Submersible preparing to dive
February 26

OQ: Marine biologist dives deep in search of red sea urchins

Aaron Galloway and a colleague Alex Lowe used a submersible to search for the spiny creatures
Aerial view of campus
February 25

UO joins a new national effort to diversify the STEM faculty

A three-year NSF initiative will help universities improve recruitment, hiring and retention practices
Nick Allen
February 25

Researcher sees cellphones as a possible tool to prevent suicide

Psychology professor Nick Allen wants to use digital tools to help protect troubled teenagers
Folklore cookbook
February 22

Folklore program dishes some delicious in its first-ever cookbook

'Cooking with Folklore' covers more than 100 recipes, all filled with stories and heritage
Participants at the 2017 Northwest Regional Summer Institute on Scientific Teaching at the University of Oregon discuss how to support improved student learning outcomes in the sciences and make other improvements to STEM education. Photo courtesy of Dan
February 21

UO earns grant to strengthen STEM education

The Association of American Universities awarded grants to 12 universities
Detail from Cine-Lit poster
February 21

Women in Hispanic film and literature focus of PDX gathering

The community is invited to Cine-Lit March 9-11 at the PSU and UO Portland campuses
Art museum gallery
February 21

College of Design's influence on Oregon art shines in new show

The show, unlike any other ever exhibited in Oregon, focuses on more recent work by 45 artists
Amerigo Vespucci
February 20

Romance languages professor awarded humanities grant

Nathalie Hester will continue her research on the influence of Baroque Italy on the Americas

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