Academics and Research

Student writing on whiteboard
June 18

Couple gives $10 million to support biomedical data science

The gift from Mary and Tim Boyle will launch a new UO-OHSU initiative aimed at fighting cancer
Amanda Craig cleaning cattails
June 18

Student’s design work helps bring harmony to Hollering Place

Amanda Craig's landscape architecture skills help Oregon tribes with a new interpretive center
Strategic plan workshop
June 17

New Knight Campus strategic plan outlines its future vision

Campus stakeholders and external partners provided input for the plan during the last year
Students at Foreign Language and International Studies Day at the UO
June 17

Linguists to gather on campus for an international conference

The Yamada Language Center and the Center for Applied Second Language Study are hosts
Knight Campus interns in lab
June 13

UO, OHSU join forces to combat cancer with data science

The initiative includes a joint center in biomedical data science to accelerate research
Smoke in Western Oregon
June 11

I3 seed funding program awards grants to five research teams

The grant program puts a priority on ideas with high potential to lead to future external funding
Archaeologist Scott Fitzpatrick with an example of rai on the island of Yap
June 11

UO team puts an ancient spin on a new digital currency

Two UO professors are exploring similarities between bitcoin and an ancient form of currency
Rock climbing
June 7

A new course asks why there ain't no mountain high enough

Geographies of Adventure looks at how pastimes like hiking and climbing have altered landscapes
Students in the Introduction to Entrepreneurship class
June 5

Innovation Beat: UO curriculum gets an innovation revamp

Also, UO celebrates its innovators; student startups push boundaries and invigorate their fields
Calin Plesa
June 5

New Knight Campus hire known for large-scale gene synthesis

Biologist and nanoscientist Calin Plesa, currently at UCLA, will join the Knight Campus this summer