Academics and Research

Artist conception of meteor hitting Earth
February 7

A one-two punch may have helped deck the dinosaurs

UO researchers find unusual seafloor structures that reflect a pulse of volcanism tied to meteor strike
The HEDCO Building
February 7

Family and human services expands to new areas of study

New faculty members bring opportunities in social work, public health and sociology
Benjamín Alemán
February 6

OQ: Meet the UO physicist who's in a race to 'the bottom'

Benjamín Alemán is probing the smallest forms of matter in hopes of finding something really big
Amanda Thomas looks over deep cracks atop Washington state's Rattlesnake Ridge
January 30

UO puts seismic monitors on collapsing Rattlesnake Ridge

Amanda Thomas and Doug Toomey are gathering live data about earthquake-related landslides
Amalia Gladhart
January 25

Prof brings Latin American novels to an English-speaking audience

Amalia Gladhart received a prestigious NEA literature translation fellowship to continue her work
Girl on horseback
January 24

Work of UO professors helps preserve indigenous storytelling

Several projects around the Northwest are helping preserve historical tales and ways of life
Erika Flockoi
January 22

Scholarships put expert science teachers in high-need schools

The ESPRIT program provides scholarships and research experiences for future science teachers
CSWS logo
January 18

Faculty member to discuss black queer lives in film on Jan. 26

Shoniqua Roach of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, will talk about the ‘Pariah’ films
Elinor Sullivan
January 16

New faculty member targets research on maternal nutrition

Elinor Sullivan is the latest member of the Health Promotion and Obesity Prevention Initiative team
Split screen image of library and art museum
January 16

Mellon grant to enhance UO Libraries/JSMA collaborations

The $300,000 award also will create positions for graduate and postdoctoral students