Academics and Research

March 31

Sustainable City Year program to partner with city of Redmond

More than 400 University of Oregon students will work on city projects during the 2015-16 academic year.
2015-16 Agora Faculty Fellows
March 31

Three J-School profs awarded Agora faculty fellowships

Agora Center fellowships allow faculty to pursue projects that help advance communications and democracy.
Lynn Stephen
March 31

Professor Lynn Stephen honored for her book on Oaxacan uprising

The book is credited with giving a voice to the men and women who took part in the 2006 uprising.
March 30

Three Minute Thesis competition returns to UO

Think fast — the Three Minute Thesis competition is returning to the University of Oregon.
2015 Northwest Anthropological Conference
March 24

Northwest anthropologists are in Eugene for annual meeting

Three days of sessions include a symposium on the coordination of efforts that followed last year's mudslide in Oso, Washington.
Jim Hutchison
March 18

UO-Sony partnership led to ACS Nano’s top paper in 2014

Research effort led to a rapid and efficient method to produce stable, uniformly sized nanocrystals for use in electronic materials.
A pitcher-plant mosquito
March 17

NSF award to UO team will help tomorrow’s scientists

A model approach by William Bradshaw and Christina Holzapfel will become a guide for exploring new research challenges.
Rimrock site where tool was found
March 13

Stone tool from Rimrock has carved quite a niche of media coverage

Among the attention is an interview with the UO's Patrick O'Grady on an NPR affiliate's news show in Los Angeles. 
March 12

UO physicist featured in Atlantic story about potential art fraud by robots

Richard Taylor is center stage in story about computers being programmed to use algorithms to fake masterpieces. 
March 11

Arsenic-cycling findings by UO’s Jin draw quick media coverage

The UO research done south of Eugene has worldwide implications for making water in affected areas safer to drink.