Academics and Research

Researchers work on the MV Steller in front of Alaska’s LeConte Glacier
July 24

New data from UO-led study may change glacial melt predictions

Discovery at the LeConte Glacier in Alaska could apply worldwide and lead to better projections of climate-driven sea level rise
Illuminated initial from Medieval manuscript of Florus' Epitome of Roman History
July 24

New grant will fund complete catalog records for rare books

For the first time in decades, scholars and students will have full access to the material
New York cityscape
July 19

College of Design seeks proposals for Oregon Places Prize

The prize will support ambitious public scholarship on urban equity and environmental justice
Students working on biology project
July 16

University Life 101 is part of the UO's summer pipeline programs

Oregon Young Scholars inspires underrepresented youths to see that a college degree is possible
Illustration of what the bear-like creature may have looked like
July 16

UO team says Oregon fossil came from a bear-sized meat-eater

Dental exams sparked by an undergraduate's curiosity help put a new creature into PNW history
Undergraduate summer research fellows
July 15

Undergraduate students immersed in summer of research

Awards from three programs allow 22 UO students to dig into labs and libraries
View of the Willamette River in Portland
July 11

Study offers new approach for Willamette River drought fixes

Law professor Adell Amos and a UO team took part in a study on water needs in drought conditions
Illustration portrays the microbial makeup of human beings
July 11

UO researchers urge changes in the language of the microbiome

Professors find a free flow of metaphors is causing confusion in the burgeoning field
Hollywood sign
July 8

Run away to Hollywood this summer for classic postwar films

A film series curated by the UO's Daniel Steinhart will run in Los Angeles in July and August
Students working on design project
July 3

Bright ideas give product design students a shining start

With the help of donors, the College of Design program helps launch careers, and businesses

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