Academics and Research

Early land plants
November 3

Geologist helps confirm date of earliest land plants on Earth

Greg Retallack bolsters theory that plants appeared about 460 million years ago
A women's basketball game from 2019
November 3

New initiative centered on women in sports gains momentum

UO joins 'The Collective Think Tank,' a group of 10 schools in the U.S., Canada, Europe
A HyFlex classroom
November 2

HyFlex pilot participants reflect on the hybrid teaching model

The HyFlex model combines synchronous remote and in-person teaching
Black hole merger
November 2

UO scientists riding high with new gravitational waves

39 newly captured events offer insights on different forms and masses of black holes
Opera singers wearing masks
October 30

Donor designs a mask that lets UO opera singers perform safely

Connie Kulick also donated masks to opera students, and more are on the way
Mother comforting child
October 29

COVID-19 added to the isolation among families facing autism

Researchers expanded a study to ask diverse families how the pandemic affected them
Knuipo-Aguirre's Twitter feed
October 27

Fighting COVID-19 misinformation, UO student tweets the truth

Myriah Kunipo-Aguirre tracked the outbreak in her own backyard: Los Angeles County
Chromosomes with DNA damage
October 23

UO researchers show why heat stress damages sperm

Project using a roundworm model finds a mechanism that can lead to male infertility
Drowsy man working at laptop
October 22

UO study takes on the idea that real men need less sleep

Researchers find the idea that masculinity means more work, less sleep is harmful
End of the Oregon Trail interpretive center
October 20

Professor is finding that a racist past is often left off monuments

Laura Pulido says most American landmarks ignore links to racial inequality and violence