Academics and Research

Wine bottles with faces on labels
August 16

Study: Seeing people on a package can improve product sales

The effect is particularly strong when people are lonely, said marketing professor Bettina Cornwell
Guatemalan women with handmade bags
August 7

Study finds microfinance can help, even if goals aren't met

Aid helps poor women, even when NGOs miss the mark on setting goals, Erin Beck finds
Salps linked together in a chain
August 7

Researchers find that teamwork helps jellies jet around the ocean

UO marine biologist uses high-speed camera to study salps, a kind of jellyfish
David Wineland working in a lab
August 1

Nobel laureate David Wineland joins UO physics department

He was honored in 2012 for his work applying quantum physics to computing
Lab scene
July 26

UO undergraduates receive awards for research excellence

Their work spanned biology, earth sciences, history, feminism and many other fields
Scene in a classroom
July 25

Science teachers go back to school to hone classroom skills

The Summer Institute for Scientific Teaching focuses on active learning classes
A globe in a classroom
July 24

Grants and awards roll in for College of Education researchers

Faculty members have attracted more than $6 million in federal funding in recent months
Regina Lawrence
July 17

Professor sees a rebirth of journalism using new approaches

The UO's Regina Lawrence believes the notion that journalism is dying are wrong
Puzzle pieces with words conflict resolution
July 17

Restorative justice helps teachers solve classroom problems

A UO law school program provides alternatives to traditional discipline aimed at keeping kids in school
Student singing
July 13

Young tunesmiths get down with the sound of music

A new SOMD audio recording class puts students behind the soundboard