Academics and Research

A leafcutter ant biting into a leaf
September 2

Special materials boost the bite power of small critters

Study finds zinc- and manganese-enriched materials provide a prey-penetrating punch
Child wearning face mask
September 1

Back to school: Easing anxiety for kids returning to classrooms

Faculty in the College of Education offer tips to smooth the transition after a long break
Diverse group of students
August 30

New report looks at anti-Black racism during adolescence

UO faculty members contributed to the document, which offers ways to help Black youth
Farmworkers harvesting crops
August 30

COVID-19 has hit farmworkers especially hard, UO studies show

Two studies highlight challenges workers have faced and offer policy recommendations
Man with tinfoil hat with laptop
August 25

Study: Disagreeable people more prone to conspiracy theories

A doctoral student connects 'Dark Tetrad' of personality traits and belief in conspiracies
Scott Fitzpatrick at Caribbean dig site
August 23

Researchers denounce revived theory of Caribbean cannibalism

UO archaeologist Scott Fitzpatrick and colleagues criticize a new study, calling it flawed
Tsunami evacuation sign at beach
August 20

UO partners with state to improve tsunami evacuation planning

The InfoGraphics Lab and Location Innovation Lab helped build an online map platform
Smoke column from the Bootleg Fire
August 18

Researchers seek new tools to better adapt to threat of wildfires

The work also looks at ways to mitigate fire disasters and be better prepared for the future
Felipe Alonso III
August 17

New bar program looks to diversify Oregon’s legal field

The Bar Fellows Program will recruit and support diverse students in the law school
Human physiology lab
August 13

Faculty and provost collaborate for 'The University for Oregon'

The UO is drawing on its strengths to better serve the state, region and world