Academics and Research

Pinwheel cave art next to a datura flower
December 8

Archaeologists uncover evidence of psychedelics use at cave site

Work by the UO's Kristina Gill and colleagues find 400-year-old datura plant remains
College of Education
December 7

Students provide services in person, remotely in Lane County

More than 80 students are helping at almost 100 community programs
Burned campground sign in Umpqua National Forest
December 7

UO is helping to protect heritage sites in the wake of wildfire

Museum of Natural and Cultural History archaeologists help the state's cleanup effort
Sea otters
December 4

Teeth from extinct Oregon sea otters reveal a northern kinship

UO doctoral student traces the genetics of the state’s extinct sea otters
Historical photo of pediatric clinic in Italy
December 3

History of fascism, reproductive rights offers lessons for today

Languages prof Diana Garvin explores the connections between the two in WWII Italy
Knight Campus building
December 2

UO takes a huge step forward with first Knight Campus building

A virtual grand opening later today, Dec. 2, will celebrate the long-awaited milestone 
U.S. Supreme Court Building
December 1

UO prof's amicus brief is part of Supreme Court foster care case

Ellen Herman and co-authors wrote about the history of U.S. child welfare programs
Western meadowlark singing
November 30

U.S. Clean Air Act has been a lifesaver for the birds

UO economist Eric Zou helped design a study looking at the policy beyond human health
Karen Guillemin
November 30

Biologist Karen Guillemin named as a fellow in the AAAS

She is recognized for research examining mechanisms used in microbial communities
Casey Shoop looks at icebergs
November 25

Researchers look at glacial melting through a different lens

A UO team wants to better understand the interplay between ice and society