Academics and Research

New growth after wildfire
February 11

Study shows pollen records can measure ecosystem health

Thomas Brussel’s new approach can help manage sites for a changing climate
Daniel Lowd on a unicycle
February 9

Professor helps teach computers to teach themselves

Daniel Lowd uses artificial intelligence to make networks better at spotting scams
Girl during Zoom session on laptop
February 5

HEDCO clinic maintains a lifeline for families through pandemic

The Speech-Language-Hearing Center shifted to teletherapy to keep services available
South Sister
February 4

UO professor investigates one of Oregon’s top volcanic threats

Josef Dufek is researching past South Sister eruptions to help forecast future activity
Syringe with vaccine
February 3

The next vaccine hurdle? Convincing a skeptical public

UO faculty weigh in on steps that could bring the pandemic scourge to an earlier end
Super Bowl team logos
February 2

Research shows investors take stock of Super Bowl advertisers

Stock in companies that advertised during the game surged in areas with a team playing
Middle school student studying
January 29

Donors launch endowment to aid Journalistic Learning Initiative

Nancy and Dave Petrone hope the new fund will make the program self-sustaining
Stone money discs on Yap Island
January 28

Researchers turn to stones to find the ancient origin of Bitcoin

Two professors find parallels between old rock discs and the new digital currency
ARCO am/pm sign
January 27

Consumer protection research gets boost from new funding

An award from a class-action lawsuit will give the UO $300,000 each year for 10 years
U.S. Army soldiers depicted attacking Native Americans
January 26

Book examines Native American genocide and its survivors

Jeffrey Ostler’s 'Surviving Genocide' surveys three centuries of violence on the frontier