Academics and Research

View of the Willamette River in Portland
July 11

Study offers new approach for Willamette River drought fixes

Law professor Adell Amos and a UO team took part in a study on water needs in drought conditions
Illustration portrays the microbial makeup of human beings
July 11

UO researchers urge changes in the language of the microbiome

Professors find a free flow of metaphors is causing confusion in the burgeoning field
Hollywood sign
July 8

Run away to Hollywood this summer for classic postwar films

A film series curated by the UO's Daniel Steinhart will run in Los Angeles in July and August
Students working on design project
July 3

Bright ideas give product design students a shining start

With the help of donors, the College of Design program helps launch careers, and businesses
Everyday interactions between a mother and her daughter are videotaped during a FIND session
July 2

Studies support new approach to reduce stress in parents and kids

Research identifies new stress indicators and finds brain activity that validates a video-coaching tool
The Order of the Coif pin
July 1

Law students elected to prestigious national honor society

The 10 UO graduates from the class of 2019 are now members of the Order of the Coif
South Slough
June 27

South Slough's oxygen-poor water may be due to climate change

UO researchers have seen evidence for increasing hypoxia in a mostly unmodified Oregon estuary
Wolf class outdoors
June 25

Tom and Carol Williams Fund aids learning beyond the classroom

The fund supports innovative teaching initiatives and life-transforming opportunities for students
Children and adults watching a baby
June 24

Program in College of Education works to reduce child abuse

Working with community partners, the effort connects families with needed resources before problems arise
Diana Garvin
June 20

Presidential commitment LIFTs new language programs

Another round of funding will continue an effort to pioneer new ways of learning languages