Academics and Research

January 16

Mellon grant to enhance UO Libraries/JSMA collaborations

The $300,000 award also will create positions for graduate and postdoctoral students
The HEDCO Building
January 16

New LEADS minor helps students build leadership skills

The Leadership + Administrative Skills minor launched its first course this winter
Blurred image of classroom
January 15

New approach is helping youngsters steer clear of alcohol

Alcohol and tobacco use declines among seventh-graders with a tweaked version of cooperative learning
Lab scene
January 11

15 UO undergraduates receive awards for research excellence

The grants will help students pursue research on a range of topics
Kyu Ho Youm
January 11

Kyu Ho Youm’s work reshaped free speech laws worldwide

The UO journalism professor is the first John Marshall First Amendment Chair
Platinum drug attached to yeast ribosome RNA
January 8

Two UO chemistry projects shed new light on a cancer drug

Work by two doctoral students could boost the effectiveness of a known treatment
Pitcher plant mosquitoes on a pitcher plant
January 4

UO biologists seek to take bite out of mosquitoes

Researchers at five institutions, led by the UO’s Bradshaw and Holzapfel, have isolated genes related to blood feeding in pitcher plant mosquitoes
fMRI brain image shows region of the brain where altruism increased after writing about gratitude
January 2

Writing on gratitude changes how the brain values charity

UO psychology researcher Christina Karns finds that journaling leads to a more grateful heart
Jesse Abdenour
December 29

Study: Corporate TV news outlets do more investigative reports

But the overall amount of in-depth reporting remains low, UO journalism professor Jesse Abdenour finds
Cave entrance
December 28

UO archaeologists cast doubt on controversial 'hobbit' theory

Remains found on a Pacific island were just small humans, Scott Fitzpatrick contends

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