Academics and Research

View of Coos Bay near the Pacific Ocean
May 17

Coos Bay, for now, is dodging the danger of low-oxygen water

The region's physical makeup and dredged channel keep the bay flushed, but that might change as the climate warms, say UO researchers.
A poster presentation from the 2015 Undergraduate Research Symposium
May 17

Undergraduates put their best work forward at research symposium

The symposium, which puts a spotlight on the work of undergraduates, has tripled in size since 2011
Student in sports product design lab in Portland
May 16

Sports product design graduate program starts this fall in Portland

State approval of the master's degree program clears the way for classes to begin this fall
Aerial image of Redmond Airport
May 16

Hub of change: Sustainable Cities Year in Redmond

As it has done every year since 2009, SCYP helps cities with existing problems as well as dream projects
Seth Lewis
May 16

Seth Lewis joins SOJC as Shirley Papé Chair in Electronic Media

Lewis sat down for a Q&A session on his new role in the School of Journalism and Communication
Graphic depicts various particles captured during data gatherned May 9 as the Large Hadron Collider resumed operations
May 12

Large Hadron Collider's second run is topic of UO conference

Three-day event will bring 32 leading particle physicists from 12 institutions to look ahead to what discoveries may be forthcoming.
Michael Raymer (left) and Andy Marcus in their lab.
May 12

UO team awarded $3.5 million to study quantum simulators

The three-year grant will fund a project involving eight leading research teams across four universities
Grand opening of the 942 Olive building
May 11

The UO's new innovation hub opens in downtown Eugene

Known as 942 Olive, the new building will house facilities that connect students with local businesses.
Children in a philosophy class at Edison Elementary
May 11

Teaching children philosophy, or how 8-year-olds agree to disagree

The class, carried out at Edison Elementary, encourages quality, authentic discourse between children
Paul Slovic at his desk
May 10

UO's Paul Slovic elected to National Academy of Sciences

Kathy Cashman, formerly with geological sciences and now in the UK, also joined the academy that advises the U.S. on science and technology.