Campus News

August 19

Officials determine there is no threat from package near Cascade Annex

Law enforcement officials have determined that there is no threat from a package previously suspected to be suspicious near Cascade Annex and Pacific Hall.
The Lewis Integrative Science Building, opened in 2012, was made possible through a combination of private philanthropy and state funding (photo by UO Research, Innovation and Graduate Education)
August 19

University of Oregon fundraising tops $200 million

Giving to the University of Oregon surpassed the $200 million mark for fiscal year 2013, a banner year highlighted by a significant increase in gift commitme
Tang (left) and Posner
August 18

Mindfulness meditation trims craving for tobacco

Smokers trained with a form of mindfulness meditation known as Integrative Body-Mind Training curtailed smoking by 60 percent, according to a recent study by
Johnson's approach to synthesizing thousands of new compounds is a game-changer
August 18

UO lab changes game for synthesizing new materials

University of Oregon chemist David Johnson likens his lab's newly pu
August 16

Benefits open enrollment kick-off meeting is Aug. 29

Get up to speed on open-enrollment questions related to your health benefits. Join the UO Benefits staff for the annual Open Enrollment Kick-Off Meeting.
Skowron studies maltreatment and socioeconomic factors as family stressors
August 15

Australian conference plants seeds for UO synergy

Maltreatment and socioeconomic factors can be stressors for families: Childrens' reactivity to stress varies as a function of socioeconomic status, and abusi
Janice and Larry Bruton with Scotti (credit: Michael McDermott)
August 15

Brutons’ gift to help retain AAA faculty

A new gift to the UO by Larry and Janice Bruton will make a difference for the School of Architecture and Allied Arts f
Search engines forced U.S. librarians to reinvent themselves, Nelson found
August 14

Researcher: Internet search engines prompted transformation for U.S. librarians

Although librarians adopted Internet technology quickly, they initially dismissed search engines, which duplicated tasks they considered integral to their fi
August 14

Governor signs legislation authorizing UO's governing board

Gov. John Kitzhaber added his signature to the bill that authorizes an institutional governing board for the University of Oregon
John Belushi in the EMU Fishbowl during 1978 filming of "Animal House" (photo courtesy of UO Libraries, University Archives)
August 12

UO WEEK: in photos (through Aug. 13)

The weekly AroundtheO photo gallery focuses on the people and places that make the University of Oregon special.