Academics and Research

Researchers on a glacier at night
July 13

Researchers use lasers to get a new view on Oregon’s glaciers

They trekked into the Oregon Cascades to test a portable tool to measure glacial melt
Laurel Sturgis O’Coyne
July 11

One Duck’s tale of becoming a prize-winning essayist

In pursuit of teaching, a doctoral student in comparative literature finds an academic home
Karrie Walters and son
July 11

Clinic’s services aid local communities and UO campus

The Comprehensive Diagnostic and Assessment Center has almost 100 clients
Damien Callahan, human physiology (Photo by Chris Larsen, University Communications)
July 6

Damien Callahan and Injuries in Athletes

Knight Campus scientist Damien Callahan studies elite athletes for clues about muscle rehabilitation after injury
Commencement scene
July 4

UO's first data science grads ready to crunch some numbers

The program launched in fall 2020 as part of the Presidential Initiative in Data Science
Fuller Initiative Land Lab on the south bank of the Willamette
July 1

UO riverbank is now an outdoor lab for all the world to see

A landscape architecture professor is using a riverside meadow as a testing ground
Illustration of a ship passing an iceberg
June 29

Climate change may be culprit in Antarctic fish disease outbreak

The new research is accompanied by a graphic novel that helps illustrate the findings
Leafy sea dragon
June 27

Sea dragons’ genes give clues to their distinctive looks

The bizarre-looking fish are missing key genes that guide development, study shows
Abortion protesters
June 24

Roe decision sets off massive, but uneven, effects, experts say

Some states, such as Oregon, might see few immediate changes, but other issues loom
Bedroom windows open at night
June 24

To beat the summer heat, passive cooling really works

UO research shows how much opening windows and using blinds can cool homes