Academics and Research

Lightning striking near homes
September 16

Thunderstorms may be a portent for illness among older adults

UO economist finds a correlation between the approach of lightning and ER visits
Chemistry professor Michael Haley
September 16

Chemistry prof wins prestigious award from national society

Michael Haley is honored by the American Chemical Society for work in hydrocarbons
Young man curled up under window
September 15

UO study finds dangers in high school gender harassment

Doctoral student Monika Lind’s research, shown in a 3-minute thesis, wins recognition
Teacher with head on book
September 14

UO, OHSU work to prevent special education teacher burnout

Researchers are gathering data to help identify new ways to mitigate stress
Holiday Farm Fire
September 11

UO experts: Wildfires across Oregon herald one possible future

UO researchers say wildfire risk is increasing but could be mitigated by better planning
Masked student reading book
September 10

Common Reading Program announces new 2020-21 theme

'Listen. Learn. Act.' begins with The New York Times Magazine’s 1619 Project
Artist Maria Lux's 2019 show 'Famous Monsters'
September 10

UO art department helps cultivate artistic communities, networks

Five contemporary art groups in Oregon have connections to the School of Art + Design
Illustration of zebrafish and coronavirus
September 9

Researchers study link between COVID-19, existing conditions

UO researchers are trying to understand a pair of proteins linked to the coronavirus
Black Panther rally
September 7

University launches a new minor in Black studies this fall

The program invites all students to explore the roots and alternatives to anti-Black racism
Child reading to stuffed animals
September 4

COE researchers developing new assessment for oral reading

The team is developing speech recognition software that will be scored by computers