Academics and Research

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April 25

Innovations by 'exciting' brands are more acceptable

UO marketing prof explores how two sensory perceptions play a role when brands surprise consumers with something new.
Eric Mentzel
April 21

Voice professor awarded German exchange grant

Eric Mentzel will do vocal coaching, teach a seminar and direct an ensemble of singers and instrumentalists.
Joe Stone of the Department of Economics
April 19

Tax compression is a minus for teaching math in Oregon

UO study that started in an honors economics course goes on to find when the state's property tax rules impact student test scores.
Ray Weldon at a UO roundtable on earthquakes last September
April 19

Earthquake hazard report reflects a compromise

UO geologist Ray Weldon says including induced earthquakes in building codes was a contested issue that led to one-year forecast.
Jun Li, director of the UO's Center for Cyber Security and Privacy
April 19

Social networking fraud is target of UO-led initiative

Director of the UO's Center for Cyber Security and Privacy will lead four-year project called oSAFARI to identify costly online frauds.
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April 15

New disability studies minor to be offered fall 2017

The program will provide students a comprehensive understanding on the social, historical and political framing of disability.
John Halliwill, Department of Human Physiology
April 14

Should exercisers lay off the antihistamines?

UO research identifies genes that aid muscles and blood vessels after exercise and finds 795 genes that are dulled by the use of antihistamines.
Ian McNeely
April 14

Ian McNeely receives ACE fellowship for emerging leaders

The council’s fellowships are designed to prepare higher education faculty and staff for leadership positions in university administration.
Marketing professor Aparna Sundar
April 12

20 UO researchers earn Faculty Research Awards

The awards stimulate promising research and scholarly activity by scholarship and creative projects across the university.
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April 11

New program speeds path to law and bachelor's degrees

The plan will allow honors students to earn both degrees in six years instead of the usual seven.