Academics and Research

Image shows the view looking seaward from the island of Yap
March 22

UO team to set sail on a quest to trace ancient Pacific voyages

Scott Fitzpatrick and grad student Matthew Napolitano hope to find the earliest settlement of Yap
The Price Science Library's Visulaization Lab
March 21

Five junior faculty members receive prestigious research grant

Five University of Oregon faculty members received prestigious National Science Foundation Career Awards this academic year.
Image from a fishing boat shows bycatch species hauled in with targeted fish species
March 16

Changes in ocean fishing could save some species from extinction

A UO-led study finds mammals, turtles and birds caught by mistake would benefit from reforms
Lisa Heyamoto
March 9

UO team asks Americans how to restore trust in the media

Journalism instructors Lisa Heyamoto and Todd Milbourn look behind the low approval numbers
Childen at day care
March 8

Early career researchers face a childcare-conference conundrum

UO's Nicole Swann says family needs too often derail professional visibility of women scientists
Volunteers remove debris from a collapsed building in Mexico City after the Sept. 19, 2017 Puebla earthquake
March 7

Earthquake study by UO scientist will help his native Mexico

Diego Melgar experienced the 1985 quake and is now helping Mexico track a new fault line
Father and son rescued after Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico
March 6

Symposium will focus on migration across the Americas

The Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies will host the March 8 event
Hunting with eagles in Krygyzstan
February 27

UO anthropologists to lead new field school in Kyrgyzstan

Work by Jeanne McLaughlin, Pat O’Grady and their students will help preserve the nation’s history
Artist image of Knight Campus interior
February 26

Internship program marks a step forward for the Knight Campus

Two existing master's-level programs have been combined under the Knight Campus banner
Image shows the Olympic rings in front of a stadium
February 23

Olympic sponsors must be on top of their game to be remembered

UO prof T. Bettina Cornwell probes how consumers remember, right or wrong, who sponsored an event