Academics and Research

Dennis Jenkins and Ed Davis of the Museum of Natural and Cultural History
September 27

UO scientists place extinct horse with humans in Paisley Caves

Fossils found in archaeological excavations at the Oregon caves are found to be a species of a small horse that went extinct in last ice age
Leslie Leve of the College of Education
September 22

UO has role in new national initiative on children's health

NIH chooses research led by Leslie Leve as part of an initiative to probe environmental influences on health from pregnancy to early adulthood
Peter Walker (left) and Robert 'Lavoy' Finicum, a militia member who was later killed in a standoff with police.
September 20

Bundys did damage in Burns as well as at refuge, UO prof says

Geography professor Peter Walker is writing a book on how the occupation affected Burns
Lara Bovilisky
September 19

Professor's new digital tool puts Shakespeare in his place

'Time's Pencil' provides context that makes the Bard's life even more interesting
UO journalism professor Andrew DeVigal
September 14

SOJC grant will advance new approach to journalism

The $221,000 grant from the Knight Foundation will aid 'engagement journalism'
Kathryn Thier (left) and Nicole Dahmen
September 9

SOJC pioneers 'solutions journalism' approach to news

Students approach stories by looking a problems and solutions together
Image shows a collection of dust on a shelf inside a building
September 8

UO team finds antibiotic resistance genes in indoor dust

Research led by postdoctoral fellow Erica Hartmann documents the first evidence of that combination in an indoor environment
Bootprint left by astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the surface of moon during the Apollo 11 mission
September 7

What a difference an 'a' makes

Neil Armstrong probably said 'That's a small step for a man ..." when he set foot on the moon, UO prof says
Lucas Silva, standing at right, in the field in Tibet.
September 2

New UO researcher finds surprise growth in Tibetan forest

Working with colleagues from China and the UC Davis, Lucas Silva unlocks a potentially new way to study how plants respond to climate change
Dave Sutherland's team at work on boat at Alaskan glacier
August 30

Glacial ice is a way of life for UO oceanographer

Dave Sutherland reels in a boatload of National Science Foundation grants, including one with Mark Carey to study glaciers in Antarctica

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