Academics and Research

Meeting with advisers
June 6

UO poised for major new investment in academic advising

The hiring of 23 new advisers, along with other changes, will remake the student support system
Student writing on poster
May 29

Report says school violence against LGBT students on the rise

The study says 1 in 5 transgender youths were threatened with a weapon last year
Image shows a portion of a rewashed sand dune, depicting how sandstone forms similary to shale
May 25

Continental growth spurt 2.4B years ago brought snow, oxygen

A UO-led study points to a sudden emergence of land that changed climate, geology and life
Hayward Field track meet
May 23

Fans who cheer together can give sponsors an edge, study finds

UO marketing researchers visited track and field events to probe fan bonding and sponsor recall
Bienestar Housing Project in Hillsboro
May 21

Symposium will take on the state's affordable housing crisis

The Portland event will bring together housing experts, public officials, university researchers and students
Darren Johnson at work in his Universitiy of Oregon lab
May 21

New endowment will help UO chemist track down pollutants

Darren Johnson is first recipient of a professorship established by two longtime UO researchers
Math problems on chalkboard
May 17

New AI-based math placement tool will help guide students

Incoming students will begin using the tool before arriving for this year's IntroDUCKtion sessions
Student photographer in Vietnam
May 17

Learning by doing is what gives SOJC students an edge

Students can get their feet wet in an array of job experiences that prep them for postgrad careers
Susan Campbell Hall
May 14

Graduate School announces this year's 10 Raymund fellows

The award provides financial aid to help recruit top graduate students to the UO
Image shows a subject wearing cap covered in electrodes
May 14

Research could improve future treatment of Parkinson's disease

New research led by Nicole Swann is exploring alternatives in brain stimulation therapy