Academics and Research

CAHOOTS response van
May 24

UO grad student's CAHOOTS study is one of 12 funded by NSF

Graduate researchers across campus earned the prized grants to advance their work
A detector in the Large Hadron Collider
May 24

UO physicist gets rare staff position at CERN atom smasher

UO professor Tim Cohen is moving to Switzerland in July to begin a six-year term
May 24

Zebrafish biologist elected to National Academy of Sciences

Charles Kimmel is recognized for contributions to developmental and vertebrate biology
The climbing wall at the Student Recreation Center
May 20

A physicist's love of climbing leads to a new kind of class

Graham Kribs teaches students the science behind the gear and technique for climbers
Hayward Field under a hazy sky
May 18

Survey will help gauge how track fans check on air quality

Visitors to the area’s outdoor events will be asked how conditions affect them
Jenna Travers
May 16

Marine biology major is among this year's Goldwater Scholars

Jenna Travers will use the national scholarship to study at the UO's Glacier Lab
Tea room at Hotel Osburn in Eugene, early 1900s
May 16

UO archaeology illuminates Chinese businesses in Eugene

A downtown dig by UO researchers provides a glimpse of their lives in the early 1900s
Layered marine sediments in Taiwan
May 6

Scientists are amazed at how fast Taiwan's crust is moving

Mountains on the island rose much faster than previously thought, UO research shows
Black patient in hospital bed
May 4

Research looks at racism in health care and how to end it

UO philosopher Camisha Russell hopes her work can spark more action on the issue
Cambridge University
May 2

UO graduate is second-ever to be a Gates-Cambridge Scholar

Alex Mentzel, a 2020 graduate, is pursing advanced studies in Great Britain