Academics and Research

Kimberly Espy, photo by Michael McDermott
April 15

Vice President Espy to take research position at University of Arizona

Kimberly Andrews Espy, vice president for research and innovation and dean of the Graduate School, will be senior vice president for research
Joe Thornton
April 11

UO's Thornton chosen for 2014 Guggenheim fellowship

The scientist, whose research brings evolutionary and molecular biology together, is one of 178 recipients out of more than 3,000 applicants
April 9

UO highlights economic impact for Business Oregon visitors

Faculty and leaders met with representatives from Business Oregon to gain deeper understanding of the university’s role in economic development in the state
Krista M. Chronister
April 4

UO study: Abusive relationships damage girls' educational pursuits

Krista Chronister's study of teenage girls found that unhealthy dating relationships translated into missed school days and a decline in academic performance
From last year's awards event: Jeff Ditto, James Tice, Gordon Sayre, Cris Niell, Leslie Opp-Beckman, Mark Carey, Kimberly Andrews Espy and UO President Michael Gottfredson
March 27

Nominations open for Research Excellence Awards

Six awards in four categories will be presented to raise visibility of research activities at UO
Famoso explores Florida's Bone Valley while attending a professional conference (Photo by Brian Beatty)
March 27

Changing climate and diet shaped equine teeth

Two UO paleontologists suggest patterns of enamel on chewing surfaces evolved as horses ate gritty materials in cooling climate
March 19

Chicken DNA bones up theory on Polynesian settlement

Study co-authored by UO's Hunt: Prehistoric chicken bones suggest human migration from Southeast Asian to South Pacific
March 11

UO technology spinout gets Oregon BEST award for field testing

The new supramolecular sensor technology will lead to efficiencies in fertilizer purchases and applications, and will reduce groundwater pollution
James Meadow
March 7

UO center on quest to document indoor microbes, guide healthier buildings

New paper documents bacteria - for the most part, normally-occurring - found on desks, chairs, walls, floors of Lillis Hall
Sandra Brooke (right) works on ship with Steve Ross from the University of North Carolina, Wilmington
March 7

UO's Oregon Institute of Marine Biology recognized by interior secretary

OIMB collaboration recognized by U.S. Secretary of the Interior with Partners in Conservation Award