Academics and Research

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
Hands together
January 2

UO prof teaches that leadership should be exceptional and kind

Kate Zipay lands at UO as two papers she wrote as a doctoral student are published
Kimberly Belmes (left) and Kyle Klosterman
December 31

UO ranked No. 1 in the U.S. for master’s degrees in physics

With 24 physics master's degrees in 2017, the university topped all other schools in the nation
U.S. Capitol
December 27

Campus leaders offer guidance on partial government shutdown

A memo was sent to campus researchers about the effects on federally sponsored projects
Professors Brian Smith, Andy Marcus and Mike Raymer
December 27

UO physicist cheers passage of National Quantum Initiative

Michael Raymer was a co-author on the original proposals recently signed into law by the president
Student in library
December 26

UO Portland library gets upgrades to services and resources

Recent changes make the space more efficient and comfortable and expands the collections
Closure sign near Eagle Creek fire
December 17

After the flames: A UO scientist digs into a fire's aftermath

Geologist Josh Roering is investigating the effects of landslides in the Eagle Creek burn area
Filming at Eagle Creek Fire site
December 14

Take a virtual reality hike through the Eagle Creek burn area

SOJC students venture into the restricted burn area to give others an immersive experience
Kids playing soccer
December 13

Exercise research could help rural school kids eat healthier

Nichole Kelly wants to know if exercising before a meal helps kids choose healthier foods
Gabriela Pérez Báez and colleagues
December 12

Linguistics prof gets NEH grant to protect indigenous languages

Gabriela Pérez Báez is helping train people in the use of a new digital language archive

Pages