Academics and Research

A SPUR poster session
August 20

Student researchers to present findings at summer symposium

The young scientists are in the Summer Program for Undergraduate Research in Life Sciences
ShakeAlert monitoring station near Winston, Oregon
August 19

New funding will help advance Oregon’s part in ShakeAlert

The UO’s share of two-year funding package will help complete seismic monitoring stations
Screen shot from the film 'La Serenata'
August 19

UO professor wins Imagen Award for short film ‘La Serenata’

The film is based on a bilingual children’s book by ethnic studies professor Ernesto Javier Martínez
Destruction in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
August 19

Hurricane Maria's havoc was a real-world lesson for UO students

Ethnic studies professor Alaí Reyes-Santos finds a teachable moment in wake of a disaster
Schooling fish in the Atlantic Ocean
August 12

UO VP’s 2002 work aided discovery on fisheries-induced evolution

David Conover’s decision to freeze fish used in earlier work opened the way to get a fresh look with new DNA technology
Author Toni Morrison speaking in 2008
August 6

UO English professor reflects on Toni Morrison's legacy

Morrison's novels were "simultaneously beautiful and political, both supernatural and real, and always, always, seriously and joyfully Black."
OHSU’s Xialin Nan and the UO’s Ramesh Jasti
August 6

Second round of UO-OHSU seed funding announced

New projects to address teaching burnout, biological imaging, retinal disease and healthcare-associated patient infections
Illustration depicts a simulation of the Higgs boson
July 31

UO physicist receives a five-year DOE early career award

Laura Jeanty is a member of the UO’s high-energy physics group at CERN’s ATLAS detector
SOJC professor Troy Elias (right) and graduate student Dani Clarke
July 30

People of color support climate action, but few get credit for it

SOJC research finds environmental groups and media neglect those most affected by global warming
Interviewing a mother in the dual language lab
July 29

COE research helps bilingual children find classroom success

Their work is finding new and better ways to support kids who are still learning English