Academics and Research

Jon Erlandson in kayak
November 10

The first Americans were seafarers, not hikers, paper says

Jon Erlandson believes the first humans in the Americas arrived by boat, not a Siberian land bridge
Students in the CMAE
November 9

Joint effort will boost student academic success and diversity

Multicultural center and Undergraduate Studies partner on new initiative
White Stag Block
November 9

New Agora Center report finds a promising future for local news

The white paper, the center's first, sees hope for locally oriented journalism
Illustration of predicted protein evolutionary routes
November 6

A failed experiment may help explain a protein puzzle

An effort to predict protein evolution didn’t work as expected but still may benefit medicine
Particle collision illustration
November 3

Pub talk on Nov. 8 to explore the deep physics of the universe

Stephanie Majewski will offer a close-up look at the Large Hadron Collider and her quest to find dark matter
Steven Rendall
November 2

Professor emeritus wins American Historical Association Award

It is the fourth major award for Steven Rendall, a Professor Emeritus of romance languages
Conference via computer
November 2

Gather platform helps journalists who give the public a voice

It’s part of the SOJC Agora Center’s effort to support ‘engaged journalism’
Presschool children listen to their teacher
October 31

Bilingual preschoolers have better impulse control, study finds

UO doctoral student in psychology finds direction during a talk by a College of Education professor
Elizabeth Budd
October 30

Deadline approaching for 2018 Faculty Research Award funding

An information session will be held Wednesday, Nov. 1, in the EMU
Gooseneck barnacles
October 26

UO study makes inroads toward farming gooseneck barnacles

Research by OIMB professor Alan Shanks could pave the way for commercial farms

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