Academics and Research

A lab mouse
October 16

New study uses mice to unlock the secrets of language learning

A linguist and a neuroscientist team up to understand the science of human learning
Multicultural Center graduation event
October 15

Researchers help Latinx students make post-high school plans

The goal is to introduce aspiring first-generation college students to a university campus
A basket star
October 14

UO student’s curiosity catches basket stars breathing

Offshore trip in a zoology course ignited MacKenna Hainey’s questions and research
Researchers in lab
October 12

Knight Campus and PeaceHealth partner to support diversity

A new biomedical research center will help advance underrepresented scientists
A peaceful BLM protest
October 12

UO to launch a new center focused on racial disparities

The $11 million effort will hire a dozen new scholars as part of a plan to combat racism
Shawn Lockery
October 9

UO biologist Shawn Lockery elected to inventors academy

The Institute of Neuroscience member is named to the National Academy of Inventors
A chemical plant
October 9

Research highlights how public and private companies differ

Albert Sheen in the Department of Finance finds notable differences in their strategies
Chromosomes in a developing egg
October 8

UO-led basic research offers new insights on infertility

An approach by Diana Libuda led to an NIH-funded project with Northwestern University
Zoom meeting on laptop
October 7

New OQ covers undergrad research in humanities, sciences

The magazine's fall edition puts a spotlight on the work of students across campus
Taking peat samples in Indonesia
October 6

UO team identifies what could be world's oldest tropical peatland

A site on Borneo is 47,800 years old and carries an archive of environmental changes