Academics and Research

Masked student reading book
September 10

Common Reading Program announces new 2020-21 theme

'Listen. Learn. Act.' begins with The New York Times Magazine’s 1619 Project
Artist Maria Lux's 2019 show 'Famous Monsters'
September 10

UO art department helps cultivate artistic communities, networks

Five contemporary art groups in Oregon have connections to the School of Art + Design
Illustration of zebrafish and coronavirus
September 9

Researchers study link between COVID-19, existing conditions

UO researchers are trying to understand a pair of proteins linked to the coronavirus
Black Panther rally
September 7

University launches a new minor in Black studies this fall

The program invites all students to explore the roots and alternatives to anti-Black racism
Child reading to stuffed animals
September 4

COE researchers developing new assessment for oral reading

The team is developing speech recognition software that will be scored by computers
Textbooks and chalkboard with math problems
September 2

SOJC will use grant to study the science of numeric literacy

The NSF funding will aid a study of people’s understanding and confidence with numbers
Doctor looking at spinal x-ray
August 31

Altered enzyme offers hope for spinal injury and stroke

Project co-led by a Knight Campus scientist delivers stability to a natural protein
Tennis player celebrating
August 28

Researcher’s interactive website asks: What is the sound of sport?

Courtney Cox's work is a culmination of five years of research into what sports sound like
Illustration of neurons
August 27

UO scientist unveils a 3D printed device to excite nerves

Knight Campus researcher Tim Gardner and colleagues tested a 'nanoclip' in songbirds
Alaska’s LeConte Glacier
August 24

UO and OSU to work together on glacier melting research

An NSF grant allows an expansion of earlier work led by the UO’s Dave Sutherland