Academics and Research

Students examine clothing
January 23

UO product design program has a case of the Prison Blues

Students are working with inmates to help design and produce a new clothing line
Journalism profesor Autumn Shafer
January 22

Once homeless, SOJC prof's experience now guides research

Autumn Shafer says being homeless as a child led her to focus on building community with students
Mantis eating a bushbrown butterfly in India
January 21

Competing species can both survive, new UO study finds

Supercomputer simulations help clarify a long-running theory about coexistence and extinction
Home care workers rally
January 18

Documentary film on the home care revolution sets Salem premiere

Bob Bussel and Sonia De La Cruz’s film of an unrecognized work force sets it debut showing
Stone foundation with statues on top on Easter Island
January 16

Study suggests fresh water was key to Easter Island’s monuments

UO doctoral student led effort to uncover why and where islanders built iconic stone monuments
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivering his "I Have a Dream" speech. Still from "The March" by James Blue
January 14

New project explores a classic of the civil rights era by a UO alum

Professor David Frank and colleagues use digital storytelling to examine the work of James Blue
Children at laptops
January 10

COE emerges as a leader in the growing edutech field

Education technology offers a way to get cutting-edge tools directly into the hands of educators
Mae Ngai
January 9

Professor of immigration history named 2018-19 Morse Chair

Mae Ngai of Columbia University will teach a class and speak at several campus events
Sensor net on model
January 8

Psychology professor is first from UO named to inventors academy

Don Tucker was honored for developing the geodesic sensor net for capturing brain activity
Part of an Ediacaran fossil
January 7

Thin layers of sediment point to early arrival of life on land

UO earth scientist Greg Retallack finds signs for multicellular organisms from fossils found in soils