Academics and Research

Forested area along the Tocantins River in Brazil
November 5

UO-led project maps human, climate impacts in the Amazon

Study illustrates human impacts and climate effects in forest-savanna transition zones
Man wearing brain wave sensor net
November 4

A new neuroscience major will delve into the brain and behavior

The UO becomes the first public university in Oregon to offer the undergraduate degree
Early land plants
November 3

Geologist helps confirm date of earliest land plants on Earth

Greg Retallack bolsters theory that plants appeared about 460 million years ago
A women's basketball game from 2019
November 3

New initiative centered on women in sports gains momentum

UO joins 'The Collective Think Tank,' a group of 10 schools in the U.S., Canada, Europe
A HyFlex classroom
November 2

HyFlex pilot participants reflect on the hybrid teaching model

The HyFlex model combines synchronous remote and in-person teaching
Black hole merger
November 2

UO scientists riding high with new gravitational waves

39 newly captured events offer insights on different forms and masses of black holes
Opera singers wearing masks
October 30

Donor designs a mask that lets UO opera singers perform safely

Connie Kulick also donated masks to opera students, and more are on the way
Mother comforting child
October 29

COVID-19 added to the isolation among families facing autism

Researchers expanded a study to ask diverse families how the pandemic affected them
Knuipo-Aguirre's Twitter feed
October 27

Fighting COVID-19 misinformation, UO student tweets the truth

Myriah Kunipo-Aguirre tracked the outbreak in her own backyard: Los Angeles County
Chromosomes with DNA damage
October 23

UO researchers show why heat stress damages sperm

Project using a roundworm model finds a mechanism that can lead to male infertility