Academics and Research

Theresa May and actor on stage
March 28

Environmental activism takes the stage in professor's new work

Theresa May explores the role of theater in raising awareness about the earth in a new book
Krista Martenson
March 26

Manufacturing day sews a feather in the cap of Portland students

Sports product management students focused on cost and quality using their own production line
Image shows the view looking seaward from the island of Yap
March 22

UO team to set sail on a quest to trace ancient Pacific voyages

Scott Fitzpatrick and grad student Matthew Napolitano hope to find the earliest settlement of Yap
UO anthropology professor Lynn Stephen
March 22

Provost awards new Knight Chair to professor of anthropology

Lynn Stephen is an acknowledged researcher, teacher and leader in Latin American studies
The Price Science Library's Visulaization Lab
March 21

Five junior faculty members receive prestigious research grant

Five University of Oregon faculty members received prestigious National Science Foundation Career Awards this academic year.
Image from a fishing boat shows bycatch species hauled in with targeted fish species
March 16

Changes in ocean fishing could save some species from extinction

A UO-led study finds mammals, turtles and birds caught by mistake would benefit from reforms
Lisa Heyamoto
March 9

UO team asks Americans how to restore trust in the media

Journalism instructors Lisa Heyamoto and Todd Milbourn look behind the low approval numbers
Childen at day care
March 8

Early career researchers face a childcare-conference conundrum

UO's Nicole Swann says family needs too often derail professional visibility of women scientists
Volunteers remove debris from a collapsed building in Mexico City after the Sept. 19, 2017 Puebla earthquake
March 7

Earthquake study by UO scientist will help his native Mexico

Diego Melgar experienced the 1985 quake and is now helping Mexico track a new fault line
Father and son rescued after Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico
March 6

Symposium will focus on migration across the Americas

The Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies will host the March 8 event