Academics and Research

Tien-Tien Yu (left) and Scott Hansen
December 11

Two faculty members earn sought-after NSF Career Awards

Physicist Tien-Tien Yu and biochemist Scott Hansen will receive five-year grants
Romanesco broccoli exhibits natural fractal pattern
December 11

Study finds that by age 3 kids prefer nature's fractal patterns

A preference for natural patterns may develop early rather than by long-term exposure
Lab researcher
December 10

Research awards hit record high of $152 million in 2019-20

UO scholars and researchers brought in 437 competitive awards in fiscal year 2020
Knight Campus interior
December 9

Tour reveals the scientific, human elements of the Knight Campus

Take a virtual walk through the research, study and work spaces of the new building
Pinwheel cave art next to a datura flower
December 8

Archaeologists uncover evidence of psychedelics use at cave site

Work by the UO's Kristina Gill and colleagues find 400-year-old datura plant remains
College of Education
December 7

Students provide services in person, remotely in Lane County

More than 80 students are helping at almost 100 community programs
Burned campground sign in Umpqua National Forest
December 7

UO is helping to protect heritage sites in the wake of wildfire

Museum of Natural and Cultural History archaeologists help the state's cleanup effort
Sea otters
December 4

Teeth from extinct Oregon sea otters reveal a northern kinship

UO doctoral student traces the genetics of the state’s extinct sea otters
Historical photo of pediatric clinic in Italy
December 3

History of fascism, reproductive rights offers lessons for today

Languages prof Diana Garvin explores the connections between the two in WWII Italy
Knight Campus building
December 2

UO takes a huge step forward with first Knight Campus building

A virtual grand opening later today, Dec. 2, will celebrate the long-awaited milestone