Academics and Research

Image shows UO-produced zebrafish in a campus tank
October 8

Zebrafish from UO helped find cause of Saul-Wilson syndrome

Mutant zebrafish produced in Monte Westerfield’s Institute of Neuroscience lab exhibit many of the deficits seen in the dwarfism disease
Girl drinking from water bottle
October 2

Prof awarded more than $12 million to study children's health

Leslie Leve and others join ambitious NIH project on environmental exposure and health
Diver in lab getting exam
October 1

Clues to breathing disorders may lie just under the ocean surface

The UO's Andrew Lovering will return to Croatia to continue a study on the effects of free diving
Timberline Lodge in Moonlight by Ray Atkeson
September 28

Ray Atkeson’s celebrated photos of the Northwest gifted to the UO

More than 250,000 photos capture the region's cuture and landscapes from the 1930s to the '80s
Mom sheilding child's eyes from TV program
September 27

Study: Involved parents dim the effects of media violence on teens

UO-led study also finds family conflict and impulsivity heighten the risk for aggressive behaviors
Code on a computer screen
September 20

New Portland program focuses on coding and web development

The part-time certificate course will run 24 weeks and begins in January
Mark Carey chats with Wilfried Haeberli, a glaciologist at the University of Zurich
September 19

Clark Honors College historian earns fame as a mountaineer

Mark Carey’s blending of social science and humanities into studies of glaciers leads to an award
Students in lab
September 18

Internship program moves students from classrooms to jobs

Students can fast-track to careers in fields such as photovoltaics and semiconductors
Image shows a nematode embryo, left, in green, part way through its rotation after bumping into a pink plastic bead
September 14

UO team shows simple contact can help steer cell division

Basic research in Bruce Bowerman’s lab might someday help improve drug delivery
Ancient projectile points
September 13

UO anthropologists aid effort on Native American artifacts

Jason Younker and Jon Erlandson are helping draw up guidelines for managing cultural items

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