Academics and Research

Beth Stormshak
June 17

Beth Stormshak is the UO's latest Knight Chair

The director of the UO's Prevention Science Institute looks for ways to help children and families
Jon Erlandson in the Channel Islands (Photo by Mahan Kalpa Khalsa)
June 16

World's landscapes all have felt the impacts of human activity

UO's Jon Erlandson had a role in a major review by international scholars of how the Earth's landscapes and ecosystems have been transformed by humans
Illustration of gravity wave ripples
June 14

LIGO observatory finds another gravity wave from deep space

UO researchers help confirm only the second-ever detection of a spacetime ripple 
Matt Pittman
June 10

SOJC grad student to research 'phoneliness' at Oxford

Matt Pittman will study social media and human connection as part of a prestigious fellowship
James Meacham and Esther Jacobson-Tepfer in Mongolia's Altai region.
June 9

Mongolia awards its highest science honor to UO professor

Esther Jacobson-Tepfer was honored for her work on the preservation of Mongolia's cultural heritage
Mexican and black cotton pickers inside a plantation store in the Mississippi Delta in 1939
June 9

Book by UO prof reveals deep history of Mexicans in the South

Julie Weise's book, 'Corazón de Dixie: Mexicanos in the U.S. South since 1910,' has been called the year’s best book in American social history
Doctoral student Gabe Rudebusch holds a tube with his molecules in solution
June 9

UO doctoral student leads way to promising synthetic molecule

Gabe Rudebusch in Mike Haley's lab finds an approach to create a new molecular architecture with promise for solar and electronic devices
From left: Michael Parappilly, Rachel David and William Crowley.
June 8

Honors college program lands coveted OHSU internships

Three students will do summer research internships at the Portland medical school campus
Nick Allen in his Department of Psychology office
June 7

Time to up efforts to help young people globally, says UO's Allen

UO psychology professor Nick Allen is part of a forward-looing initiative calling on investments to help adolescents meet a long list of challenges
Cathy Wong at work in her lab.
June 7

Diversity program helps bring top researchers to the UO

Cathy Wong, a new professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, studies semiconductor materials