Academics and Research

Anthropology student Violet Fox
October 29

A UO student helps the homeless using anthropology

A UO student volunteered at the Eugene Mission for eight months to learn about homeless women
Man sick in bed
October 28

Researchers suggest that the feeling of being ill is an emotion

Visible and internal signs of being sick may serve a purpose, say UO anthropologists
Hawai’i’s Kiīlauea volcano
October 25

Volcanologist jams to the beat of the Earth's drummer

Leif Karlstrom's Volcano Listening Project creates music taken from eruption data
Katie LaChasse
October 24

Knight Campus program helps students land internships

Master's students get help with interview skills to help them land high-tech positions
Colonies of bacteria in a zebrafish gut
October 24

Low-dose antibiotic alters bacteria behavior in zebrafish gut

UO team finds why common antibiotics cause drops in gut bacterial populations
Detail of sculpture
October 23

Art and science collide with new installation at CERN lab

UO scientist and colleague create a new high-tech sculpture at the Large Hadron Collider
Lori Shontz and SOJC students
October 22

SOJC students take the gold with coverage of Doha meet

Students covered the IAAF Track and Field World Championships as part of an innovative class
Images of a nebula and neuron
October 21

A new initiative, ArtSci Oregon, celebrates science as art

A trio of UO researchers created the program to help explain research to a broad audience
Leslie Leve
October 21

Multiyear research awards, grants rose 70 percent in 2018-19

Overall, the university brought in $3 milllion more than last year in grants and contracts
Transit station
October 18

PPPM launches new doctorate in planning and public affairs

The program will train students to conduct rigorous research to inform policy and practice