Academics and Research

Elephants in Sri Lanka
January 24

UO alum, grad student working to save elephants in Sri Lanka

They hope to create an environment where humans and the largest land mammal coexist
Doctor using tablet
January 23

UO startup is purchased by health care software company

Phreesia has acquired Insignia Health, launched by a team led by the UO's Judith Hibbard
Illustration of ciliated cells
January 18

Physics of cilia explain sperm’s successful swimming

Fluid flowing over the hairs helps them align in the same direction and propel sperm upwards
illustration of person in lotus yoga pose
January 13

UO experts offer mental health tips for 2022 wellness

Creativity, goal-setting, hugs are a few ideas from College of Education faculty, students
Grad student Checkers Marshall working in the Brozek lab
January 12

New nanocrystals put a tiny twist on useful materials

The nanoparticles could be used as surface coatings for filters or storing electric charge
Paul Slovic
January 11

Paul Slovic wins Bower Award for Achievement in Science

UO psychologist joins ranks of notable awardees including Marie Curie, Albert Einstein, and Nikola Tesla
Empty store shelves in North Vancouver, BC, Canada
January 5

Supply chain woes have precedent, UO economist says

UO prof Keaton Miller weighs in on why the supply chain is jammed, and what it’ll take to clear it up
Students outside of the College of Education's policy and leadership offices
January 3

UO launches master’s in Education Policy and Leadership

The state’s first such program prepares students to shape policy at a high level
Image of a fork in a highway with directional signs
January 3

Researchers predict rat behaviors from brain activity

The finding helps explain how brains link small actions into larger sequences
Bike-riding couple on UO campus
December 29

UO experts offer some New Year's climate-change resolutions

From hopping on a bike to instilling hope in young people, try these everyday steps