Academics and Research

Josh Deutsch
February 18

SOMD grad brings home a Grammy for Latin jazz album

Josh Deutsch, who returns each summer to teach, won for his work with the Dafnis Prieto Big Band
Students in a large university lecture hall
February 18

Adding group activities to large lectures shows promising results

Mark Van Ryzin recruited teachers who offered their courses as a test bed for cooperative learning
Darren Johnson at work in his Universitiy of Oregon lab
February 13

Inventors group puts UO chemist in first class of senior members

Darren Johnson is among 66 inventors chosen for efforts to move research into real-world uses
'The Bathroom Heater at Franziska’s House #1' by Jessica Park
February 13

A new history of autism traces the diagnosis of a disability

A project by UO historian Ellen Herman tracks the scientific and public evolution of the condition
Students working at computer
February 8

New program brings equity to Oregon’s computer science classes

Work by the UO’s Joanna Goode is helping girls and underrepresented students learn crucial skills
Stan Micklavzina teaching a class
February 6

His magnetic physics classes attract an honorary doctorate

Sweden's Lund University salutes the UO's Stanley Micklavzina, a renowned science demonstrator
Charles Kimmel
January 31

Oregon academy to honor UO biologist for zebrafish research

The Oregon Academy of Science is giving Chuck Kimmel its first lifetime achievement award
Tyler Harvey and Fehmi Yasin work at the UO’s STEM microscope
January 30

New tool lets researchers see what's never been seen before

With a new technique, Ben McMorran’s lab is boosting the power of scanning transmission electron microscopes
Oregon wolf
January 28

OQ: Students seek a path through Oregon's wolf dilemma

A class traveled to northeastern Oregon to hear from all sides in the ongoing debate over wolves
Kim Sheehan
January 25

New master’s in advertising and brand responsibility is a first

The new SOJC program prepares students to help clients who want to embrace social issues

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