Academics and Research

Students working on biology project
July 16

University Life 101 is part of the UO's summer pipeline programs

Oregon Young Scholars inspires underrepresented youths to see that a college degree is possible
Illustration of what the bear-like creature may have looked like
July 16

UO team says Oregon fossil came from a bear-sized meat-eater

Dental exams sparked by an undergraduate's curiosity help put a new creature into PNW history
Undergraduate summer research fellows
July 15

Undergraduate students immersed in summer of research

Awards from three programs allow 22 UO students to dig into labs and libraries
View of the Willamette River in Portland
July 11

Study offers new approach for Willamette River drought fixes

Law professor Adell Amos and a UO team took part in a study on water needs in drought conditions
Illustration portrays the microbial makeup of human beings
July 11

UO researchers urge changes in the language of the microbiome

Professors find a free flow of metaphors is causing confusion in the burgeoning field
Hollywood sign
July 8

Run away to Hollywood this summer for classic postwar films

A film series curated by the UO's Daniel Steinhart will run in Los Angeles in July and August
Students working on design project
July 3

Bright ideas give product design students a shining start

With the help of donors, the College of Design program helps launch careers, and businesses
Everyday interactions between a mother and her daughter are videotaped during a FIND session
July 2

Studies support new approach to reduce stress in parents and kids

Research identifies new stress indicators and finds brain activity that validates a video-coaching tool
The Order of the Coif pin
July 1

Law students elected to prestigious national honor society

The 10 UO graduates from the class of 2019 are now members of the Order of the Coif
South Slough
June 27

South Slough's oxygen-poor water may be due to climate change

UO researchers have seen evidence for increasing hypoxia in a mostly unmodified Oregon estuary