Academics and Research

Wildland firefigher
October 7

UO researcher offers roadmap for fixing wildfire management

Cassandra Moseley and a co-author recommend long-term strategies and collaborative efforts
Tykeson Hall stairwell art
October 1

Tykeson Hall: Connecting students with success

At five floors and 64,000 square feet, the building is a hub for academic support and career advice
Tsunami warning sign
September 30

UO is leading an effort to speed up tsunami warnings

Earth scientist Diego Melgar is heading the project with NOAA and the University of Washington
Kevin Dicus at a dig in Rome
September 27

Prof cleans up old Rome's rep by digging in its garbage

Kevin Dicus says Romans used trash as a building material, which actually kept the city cleaner
Biologist Diana Libuda
September 16

Trainings offered for new research funding search tool Pivot

Three instructional sessions are scheduled in October in the Erb Memorial Union
Two new seed funding programs are designed to help build new research teams in data science and social-environmental research.
September 16

Applications due Oct. 15 for research seed funding

The programs are related to data science and social-environmental research
Solar panels
September 16

New minor looks at sustainability through a business lens

Students learn to apply business solutions to a variety of social and environmental challenges
Graduate students Anastasia Teterina and Zach Stevenson
September 10

UO provost awarded $1.8 million to study evolutionary genetics

The Outstanding Investigator Award provides long-term funding for a broad research framework
Hands on prison bars
September 9

Study finds parole ‘a roll of the dice’ for those convicted as teens

UO law professor Kristen Bell reviews a California measure meant to recognize rehabilitation efforts
Nick Allen
September 5

UO startup Ksana Health receives grant to accelerate launch

The firm grew from work by psychology professor Nick Allen in the Center for Digital Mental Health