Academics and Research

Professor Robert Kyr
April 5

Top composition prize goes to UO's Robert Kyr

Kyr, a professor of composition, recently received the prestigious Arts and Letters Award given by the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Leif Karlstrom
April 5

Oregon's rivers and glacial melt carve similar landscapes

Study of Greenland's ice sheet provides a new tool to measure glacial response to climate change, says a UO geologist.
Jane Grant
April 1

CSWS awards $66,000 for faculty, student research

In all, 12 UO graduate students will receive awards ranging from $1,700 to more than $12,000. Four faculty scholars will receive awards ranging from $5,000 to...
Tití (L) and Neus Catalá, two of the subjects of Gina Herrmann’s research.
March 31

Research gives voice to women activists jailed in wartime

Gina Herrmann reveals how working-class Spanish women coped with life-threatening experiences resulting from political resistance during the Spanish Civil War.
UO English professor Martha Bayless
March 30

UO professor awarded prestigious fellowship

The fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies will provide Bayless and a colleague $200,000 to continue research on bread and culture.
Chris Holzapfel and Bill Bradshaw
March 29

Faculty members foster a community of scholars

A gift from longtime UO researchers Chris Holzapfel and Bill Bradshaw will create the Bradshaw and Holzapfel Research Professorship in Transformational Science...
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March 24

UO educator earns lifetime achievement award

Over the course of 30-year career, Feekin won widespread acclaim as a trusted educator and mentor who both challenged and inspired her students.
Architecture professor Mark Gillem
March 23

Gillem and team win 7 of 17 awards for federal projects

The awards honored Gillem and his firm, The Urban Collaborative, for projects focused on American military installations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
Joe Wekselblatt and Cris Niell
March 23

A way toward unlocking the teenage brain?

UO scientists develop a live imaging system for mice that could help identify mechanisms of information processing and subsequent behavior.
Daphne Gallagher
March 18

Researchers get lathered up over Shea butter's history

University of Oregon anthropologists find evidence of production in layers of households built atop of each other for 1,600 years.