Academics and Research

Alexander McBirney, first director of the Center of Volcanology
April 15

The founder of UO’s Center for Volcanology dies at 94

Alexander McBirney’s research steered the UO’s volcanology research to international leadership
Photo of ocean waves
April 15

UO photographer, art professor named Guggenheim fellow

Ron Jude is one of 168 recipients this year, chosen from a field of more than 3,000 applicants
Students in lab
April 12

Internship program helps pave the way for new inventions

Knight Campus master's students get a shot of real-world experience turning ideas into reality
Illustration shows low-level light emitted from a photon after being excited by laser light
April 11

UO team makes artificial atoms that work at room temp

Patterned on a microchip, the atoms could aid advancements in new quantum-based technology
Image shows a scene from a 2016 Sexual Assault Awareness Month demonstration on the UO campus
April 9

Study finds nonhetero women face more institutional betrayal

Findings suggest the need for more institutions to fine-tune responses to claims of sexual violence
Oregon Capitol
April 9

Prison program would get a boost from pending legislation

A senate bill would provide $350,000 to support the program and fund an expansion
Lab table
April 8

The 2019 Faculty Research Awards go to 24 UO scholars

Only 20 awards are usually given, but the number was raised due to the quality of submissions
Lowering the instrument into place
April 4

Cutting-edge device gives the UO a leg up in technology race

A collaboration with Thermo Fisher Scientific could bring more high-tech tools to campus
Prescribed burn in progress
April 2

Research initiative to address climate change, natural hazards

The Interdisciplinary Social-Environmental Research Symposium will be held May 20
Artistic rendering of cortical neurons
March 28

UO study offers a peek inside the brain during hallucinations

The results may aid future research by offering an early view of how perception goes off track

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