Academics and Research

Gerardo Francisco Sandoval
May 20

In ongoing study, UO's Sandoval looks at exploitation of workers

An Iowa meatpacking plant's employment of undocumented Guatemalans opens a window on risks taken by Latin American migrants.
Katherine Pears and Phillip Fisher
May 19

Joint study suggests ways to help foster kids cope with school moves

Findings from comprehensive data collection show foster children change schools a lot, but they do better when they enter kindergarten prepared.
Undergraduate Symposium
May 12

Undergraduate Symposium to showcase array of student research

Almost 200 students will present posters or make presentations in the fifth annual conference spotlighting undergraduate work.
Elizabeth Skowron
May 11

UO to set up and study an evidence-based parent-child intervention

Researchers Skowron and Fisher to make 'Parent-Child Interaction Therapy' available in Lane County in an effort to help struggling local families.
RAIN Eugene Accelerator
May 11

Startup accelerator celebrates anniversary with national award

RAIN is one of three recipients of the inaugural ImpACT awards for innovative city-university partnerships.
Cinder cone near Mount Lassen
May 6

UO study finds water helps ignite Cascades volcanoes

Surface evidence from Northern California's Mount Lassen leads UO team to understand more about what is happening deep underground.
Dyana Mason
May 4

Culturally targeted pitch for support scores for nonprofit

UO study finds that a targeted Los Angeles audience responded well to a culturally considered letter seeking charitable support. 
Andrew Lovering
April 29

Study finds young adults born preterm live with elderly lungs

Unexpected findings suggest more research is needed to assess needs of these patients as they seek medical care as adults.
Paul Dassonville
April 27

UO team finds brain can guide correct action amid distraction

Findings in UO study suggest that separate processing pathways in the brain must interact to allow for correct movements.
Michael Wehr
April 23

UO neuroscientist glimpses how the brain transforms sound

Study captures how two brain systems in mammals cooperate to capture sounds and process information.

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