Academics and Research

Ginkgo biloba tree
May 13

Geology study offers a deep-time perspective on climate

Work by geologist Greg Retallack offers a look at past carbon levels and their effects
Students at Mount St. Helens
May 12

Webinar to recall May 1980 blast from Mount St. Helens

The UO’s Josef Dufek is a speaker in the May 18 webinar on the 1980 eruption
Alexandre Dossin at piano
May 8

New high-tech piano connects UO players with the world

The state-of-the-art instrument puts the SOMD at the forefront of remote teaching
College of Design illusration
May 7

College of Design offers students a chance to map their futures

Find a place where learning and creativity happen through research and innovation
Cellphone showing Slack chat
May 6

Senior graduate students step up to help their peers

They have taken steps to provide virtual mentorship to first-year grad students
Image of brain with puzzle piece
May 5

UO lab looking at aging arteries and Alzheimer’s disease

Ashley Walker is exploring the role stiffening arteries play in brain health
Green plant in sun
May 4

National Academy of Sciences elects noted UO biologist

Alice Barkan is chosen for her advances in understanding genes vital to photosynthesis
Forest elephants
May 4

Study uncovers a heightened threat to African forest elephants

Findings by a team that includes a UO anthropologist could aid conservation efforts
Coronavirus map
April 30

UO researcher hopes to improve COVID-19 disease models

Stilianos Louca is using computer modeling to improve medical and policy decisions
Biology professor Judith Eisen in the UO's Zebrafish International Research Center.
April 29

New five-year grant funds study of bacteria in brain development

The $2 million project will examine how bacteria influence the nervous system