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A vaquita, a species of critically endangered porpoise, is seen in the Gulf of California
September 7

Economist to tell how big data could tame overfishing

Grant McDermott will talk about how his work is delivering a clearer picture on global fisheries
Meyer reaches with an ice axe on frozen sediment beneath a glacier in Alaska
September 3

UO researchers expose the dirty secrets hidden under glaciers

Alan Rempel’s research group has designed a theory to capture the influence of freezing sediment on how fast glaciers slide
2017 Undergraduate Research Award winner Rowan Tabor
August 30

Seven students earn 2018 Undergraduate Research Awards

Sponsored by UO Libraries, the program recognizes students for original research and scholarship
Commercial fishing trawlers side by side in the ocean
August 29

Plans for marine reserves can spark overfishing, study finds

An explosion in fishing activity just before restrictions kick in can set back conservation efforts
Lab scene
August 27

UO workshop can help graduate students get NSF grants

Writing workshop helps students apply for the National Science Foundation’s research grant
Huestis Hall
August 24

UO to seek $54M from the state to renovate Huestis Hall

The project is the university's top priority for the 2019 Legislature and will update a key building
SAIL students in Johnson Hall
August 23

SAIL launches 500 students on a course toward college

The UO summer program gives young students a taste of campus life and puts college in reach
Cross section of fruit fly ventral cord showing motor neurons that respond to a wasp
August 22

Research solves the mystery of how fruit flies avoid danger

Chris Doe’s UO lab has mapped the neurons responsible for the insects' rapid direction changes
UO biologist Monte Westerfield
August 7

UO research funding rose to $121.9 million in last fiscal year

Fueled by new hiring initiatives, the university saw a 5 percent uptick in research activity
Storm waves hitting Lummi Island in 2016
August 1

Report on Washington’s sea level rise gets boost from UO data

The UO's Ray Weldon and Tyler Newton use GPS and other data to enhance the projections

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