Academics and Research

Dennis Galvan (left) signing agreement with his Russian counterpart.
June 2

UO signs exchange agreement with university in Russia

Students from either school will be able to study at the other and earn credits toward a degree
One of the California landslide sites studied by the UO's Georgie Bennett and Joshua Roering
June 1

Imagery unlocks an unexpected view of California's drought

UO-led geology project captures a surprising snapshot that documents how long-running dry weather has stalled the motion of landslides
Michael Pluth
May 26

UO's Pluth named a Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar

Michael Pluth of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry will pursue new avenues in his research and expand his teaching
President Michael Schill and others walking across campus to deliver an award.
May 25

Nine outstanding faculty members receive UO's highest teaching honors

The Herman and Ersted awards are given annually to recognize excellence in teaching
UO classics professor Kevin Dicus examins pottery from a dig in Rome.
May 24

UO classics prof digs deep into ancient Roman garbage

Kevin Dicus is working on a book about waste management in cities of the ancient Roman world
Zafar Khan (left) and Rich Margerum
May 24

International partnership matches UO, Pakistani faculty

The UO-KIU Partnership is a three-year initiative to help KIU advance both its research and teaching effectiveness
Crystal globe with 'study abroad' written on it.
May 24

Two dozen UO students earn top study-abroad awards

The UO ranks fifth nationally in the number of Gilman international scholars
Jessica Green and panelists at a White House conference.
May 18

UO prof participates in launch of National Microbiome Initiative

The initiative aims to advance microbiome science in ways that will benefit individuals, communities and the planet
Geri Richmond
May 18

President honors Geri Richmond with National Medal of Science

Richmond is the second UO faculty member to win the medal, which also went to psychology professor Michael Posner in 2008
A view of the Lokey Labs
May 18

Foundation support increases seed funding for UO research

One of the four funded projects will use a new approach to better understand chronic intestinal diseases

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