Academics and Research

Commencement 2019
November 20

The UO's four- and six-year graduation rates reach new high

The numbers show the university reaching a goal set by President Schill a year early
Brain scans
November 19

Grant could make UO concussion program a national model

The Centers for Disease Control is providing $2.2 million to evaluate a UO program
Evi Hernandez Hill collects biology samples
November 18

Scholarship program helps science majors become teachers

Four recipients of the NSF-funded program will be honored at a Nov. 21 signing ceremony
Alphabet chart of the Tututni language
November 18

UO, federal initiative to aid revitalization of native languages

It is the first partnership of its kind with a non-Native American institute of higher education
Hog in a filbert orchard
November 14

UO biology student recruits hogs to help hazelnuts

Pigs could be a natural way to keep a worm found in native white oaks out of filbert orchards
Robert Guldberg
November 13

Innovative cell therapy research boosted by state funds

Led by Robert Guldberg, the project could boost Oregon's burgeoning cell manufacturing market
UO physicist John Toner works on an equation
November 12

A short equation delivers a big award for a UO physicist

With a UO job offer waiting, John Toner helped lay the foundation for research on active matter
Shrinking glacier with markers
November 11

Climate emergency declaration draws eight UO signatures

New paper is a chance to speak up, promote change and rebuild trust, UO researchers say
Laser pointer
November 11

Pine Mountain Observatory: Revealing a universe of wonders

Among other projects, students captured data to make a 3D model of an asteroid, Minerva
Palmer Station Antarctica
November 8

Pub talk will explore links between icefish and human aging

Five trips to Antarctica opened a window for John Postlethwait on how icefish adapted