Campus News

June 21

State board gives permission for UO to arm police officers

Today, the State Board of Higher Education granted permission to the University of Oregon to equip its sworn police officers with firearms.  At the meeting,
photo: Zack Barnett
June 20

UO WEEK: in photos, Spring Commencement special (through June 17)

The weekly AroundtheO photo gallery focuses on the people and places that make the University of Oregon special.
Doe (left) and Bayraktar found a novel stem cell mechanism that may help explain how neurons form in humans.
June 20

UO study explains how neural stem cells create new and varied neurons

A new study by University of Oregon researchers reveals a novel stem cell mechanism that may help explain how neurons form in humans.
Lake Abert in southern Oregon (photo: Marli Miller)
June 20

Geologist photographs Oregon's wonders—and beyond

Crater Lake, the Seastacks at
Leué is well-known in IT circles and across campus (photo: Evan Kaufman)
June 19

UO mourns loss of IT expert Leué

The University of Oregon is grieving the loss of a woman of tireless energy and enthusiasm with the unexpected death June 18 of
MCRP student McAndrew (left) and MPA student McKay (photo: McAndrew)
June 19

PPPM interns find niche in Salem

Joe McAndrew and David McKay are making a difference for Oregonians through the state government.
Thompson has taken her writing and law skills to New York
June 18

Law alum releases second novel

After practicing law for seven years, Oregon School of Law alumna and Eugene native Mary Thomps
McDermed, who led the transition to a fully sworn police force, is the new chief
June 18

McDermed to head university police department

Carolyn McDermed has accepted the offer to serve as
UO students are getting help "lightening their load" as they head for home
June 16

UO and local schools team up to reduce waste, serve those in need

High school students are taking a class in real life as they team up with the University of Oregon housing department to move college students out of the hal
Portland skyline
June 16

Portland Science Nights engages Ducks who flew north

University of Oregon students gain critical thinking skills in a stimulating environment during their years in school, and they typically maintain the impetu