Academics and Research

Beta Cells light up bright green inside the zebrafish pancreas
March 11

Innovation Beat: Patents and licensing deals, provost's big ideas

UO researchers continue to make new discoveries and create new products
River flowing over rocks.
March 11

The Year of Water opens the spigot on university research

The statewide initiative begins in earnest with a waterfall of spring events
Exterior of Knight Law Center
March 9

Grant to help underrepresented undergrads with law school prep

The UO School of Law will be one of seven nationwide to offer the program
Geri Richmond
March 9

Oregon Historical Society names Richmond a history maker

The award recognizes those who help shape the culture and history of Oregon
Collage of faces with face masks
March 6

Study will look at perceived risk of new coronavirus in real time

The SOJC-led project examines issues of risk, trust and emotional reaction to the outbreak
Illustration of CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing system
March 3

Professor calls for caution around gene editing in human embryos

Before joining the UO, Leah Lowthorp helped organize an international workshop on the topic
Julie Wiese
March 2

Historian’s grant will transform a podcast into a YouTube series

Julie Weise will use the award to bring her Nuestro South project to video
Man in a kayak taking a photo of a glacier
February 26

SOJC students are learning to tell the story of climate change

Students witness a warming planet firsthand in the SOJC’s experiential learning program
Laura Pulido
February 21

Laura Pulido is the newest recipient of a Collins Chair

She is a professor in the geography and indigenous, race and ethnic studies departments
Sarah DuBrow
February 21

UO psychology professor named 2020 Sloan research fellow

Sarah DuBrow is among 126 early career researchers to receive the award