Academics and Research

A crowd of people from above
April 29

Building buzz helps entrepreneurs hit crowdfunding goals

A study explored how new companies fuel success in online fundraising campaigns
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
Counseling session screenshot
April 28

HEDCO clinic helps parents, families with coronavirus stress

A program within the College of Education is providing counseling services remotely
Taipei, Taiwan
April 27

Three Ducks earn prestigious Boren awards to study abroad

The scholarships offer cultural exchange and progress toward foreign service careers
Photos of six students
April 27

Eight UO students receive prestigious NSF graduate fellowship

The awards provide three years of financial support, tuition waivers and travel funds
Virus patient being treated in field hospital
April 27

COVID-19 provided UO disease course a teaching moment

Janis Weeks calls the coronavirus spread a potential example of Disease X
Karen Guillemin
April 24

UO biologist Karen Guillemin named to national academy

An expert on the human microbiome, she is one of 276 in the AAAS Class of 2020
Protest near border wall
April 23

UO study finds new links to dehumanization of immigrants

Language, views on certain issues correlate with negative attitudes on illegal immigration
Father and child
April 22

Research team addresses coronavirus impact on families

A new study will examine how the pandemic affects early childhood family well-being
Child working on computer tablet
April 21

The UO offers parents a slew of resources for remote learning

Many online applications developed in the College of Education are readily available