Academics and Research

Drowsy man working at laptop
October 22

UO study takes on the idea that real men need less sleep

Researchers find the idea that masculinity means more work, less sleep is harmful
End of the Oregon Trail interpretive center
October 20

Professor is finding that a racist past is often left off monuments

Laura Pulido says most American landmarks ignore links to racial inequality and violence
A lab mouse
October 16

New study uses mice to unlock the secrets of language learning

A linguist and a neuroscientist team up to understand the science of human learning
Multicultural Center graduation event
October 15

Researchers help Latinx students make post-high school plans

The goal is to introduce aspiring first-generation college students to a university campus
A basket star
October 14

UO student’s curiosity catches basket stars breathing

Offshore trip in a zoology course ignited MacKenna Hainey’s questions and research
Researchers in lab
October 12

Knight Campus and PeaceHealth partner to support diversity

A new biomedical research center will help advance underrepresented scientists
A peaceful BLM protest
October 12

UO to launch a new center focused on racial disparities

The $11 million effort will hire a dozen new scholars as part of a plan to combat racism
Shawn Lockery
October 9

UO biologist Shawn Lockery elected to inventors academy

The Institute of Neuroscience member is named to the National Academy of Inventors
A chemical plant
October 9

Research highlights how public and private companies differ

Albert Sheen in the Department of Finance finds notable differences in their strategies
Chromosomes in a developing egg
October 8

UO-led basic research offers new insights on infertility

An approach by Diana Libuda led to an NIH-funded project with Northwestern University