Academics and Research

Science library big data screen
December 11

New initiative aims to make the UO a powerhouse in data science

The goal of the interdisciplinary effort is to position the university at the cutting edge of a rapidly growing field
December 7

UO professor brews up science buzz with a side of coffee

Computational chemist and coffee expert Chris Hendon studies energy and sustainable materials
Large iceberg in Sermilik Fjord makes a research vessel appear to be tiny
December 6

UO-led study opens window on meltwater from icebergs

Researchers use water data and computer modeling to understand freshwater flow in Greenland’s fjords
Nick Maggio and Michael Coleman
December 5

New core facility boosts the UO's research computing power

The system, know as Talapas, can perform 250 trillion calculations per second
Sandra Dorning
December 4

UO grad wins prestigious Marshall Scholarship to study abroad

Sandra Dorning, a marine biology major, will go on to graduate studies in the U.K.
Amazon rainforest
November 29

UO researcher trails an intriguing subject: other researchers

Geographer Katie Meehan wants to improve collaboration on international projects
Students in class
November 27

High school journalists visit campus for Fall Press Day

Hundreds of students got an introduction to both college life and professional skills
Montage of AAAS fellows
November 20

Six UO faculty members are named as fellows in the AAAS

Alice Barkan, Bruce Blonigen, Judith Eisen, Julie Haack, Patrick Phillips and Monte Westerfield are cited
Fulbright logo
November 20

Three researchers get Fulbrights to research, teach abroad

Michael Fifield, Brian Klopotek and Thomas Payne are this year’s recipients
Mouth of the Colorado River at the Gulf of California in March 2017
November 16

UO-led research maps major shifts in Colorado River history

Becky Dorsey finds the river’s connection to the ocean was a punctuated affair played out over 2 million years

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