Academics and Research

Microscope eyepieces
June 15

First recipients of new UO-OHSU seed funding announced

The grants will help 10 collaborative research teams tackle challenges with big benefits
Astoria's Liberty Theater
June 12

Students explore Oregon's past through the lens of its theaters

A cinema studies class takes a historical look at the social role of small-town movie houses
Stone moai statues
June 7

New study may put a cap on the mystery of Easter Island's hats

Former honors college student and physics prof combine archaeology and physics to solve a mystery
Meeting with advisers
June 6

UO poised for major new investment in academic advising

The hiring of 23 new advisers, along with other changes, will remake the student support system
Student writing on poster
May 29

Report says school violence against LGBT students on the rise

The study says 1 in 5 transgender youths were threatened with a weapon last year
Image shows a portion of a rewashed sand dune, depicting how sandstone forms similary to shale
May 25

Continental growth spurt 2.4B years ago brought snow, oxygen

A UO-led study points to a sudden emergence of land that changed climate, geology and life
Hayward Field track meet
May 23

Fans who cheer together can give sponsors an edge, study finds

UO marketing researchers visited track and field events to probe fan bonding and sponsor recall
Bienestar Housing Project in Hillsboro
May 21

Symposium will take on the state's affordable housing crisis

The Portland event will bring together housing experts, public officials, university researchers and students
Darren Johnson at work in his Universitiy of Oregon lab
May 21

New endowment will help UO chemist track down pollutants

Darren Johnson is first recipient of a professorship established by two longtime UO researchers
Math problems on chalkboard
May 17

New AI-based math placement tool will help guide students

Incoming students will begin using the tool before arriving for this year's IntroDUCKtion sessions

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