Academics and Research

Huntington Lake in the Sierra Nevada
May 7

UO duo finds way to predict shifts in watersheds as climate changes

Researcher Toby Maxwell led a team into the mountains to study effects of drought on trees and soil
NSF fellowship recipients
May 3

A dozen UO students receive prestigious NSF graduate research fellowships

The competitive award supports outstanding students in science, technology, engineering and math
Maria Schweer-Collins, doctoral student (left) and Elizabeth Skowron, a professor in UO’s Department of Counseling Psychology and Human Services, who serves as Schweer-Collins’ faculty mentor
May 2

Child welfare researcher wins Doris Duke Fellowship

Maria Schweer-Collins will apply the fellowship to a Lane County project
Sravya Tadepalli, winner of a Harry S. Truman Scholarship
May 1

UO’s newest Truman Scholar even surprised herself by winning

Clark Honors student Sravya Tadepalli nails her final interview to land a spot in the 2018 class of one of the nation's most prestigious scholarship programs
Refugees on train
April 27

Writing on human migration will be explored at May conference

'Writing Migration,' taking place May 3-4, will look at modern and historical mass movements
UO researchers at the MRI scanner at the Robert and Beverly Lewis Center for Neuroimaging
April 25

Brain scans may uncover signs of autism and developmental delays

UO, OHSU researchers to look for brain differences that could lead to improved interventions
A house with windmill and solar panels
April 24

New institute will find new ways to build healthy indoor spaces

The Institute for Health in the Built Environment will unite three existing centers in the College of Design
Shuar children in uniform outside a building
April 24

Immune response might be stunting growth in millions of kids

UO-led study finds that chronic exposure to worms and the body's response work against youngsters
Judith Eisen
April 23

UO biologist Judith Eisen elected into elite American academy

She was named a fellow of the AAAS, along with a former president and a Supreme Court justice
Allen Malony
April 19

Computer science professor notches his fourth Fulbright award

Allen Malony will be honored by the Franco-American Fulbright Commission for his research

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