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Image shows Brennan O'Connell examining rock layers along the lower Colorado River
December 9

Signs of ocean tides may change view of early Colorado River

UO researchers say sedimentary rocks along the river's lower valley point to a more northward reach of the Gulf of California
UO physicist Jim Brau
December 7

Brau to help lead international effort on next-generation collider

The new device would be an important tool for understanding the universe
Image shows bicycles in Amsterdam
December 6

Researchers will advance bicycling as part of new national center

Two related UO projects benefit from federal funding for a UO-affiliated consortium
Los Crudo, a Latino punk band, performing
December 5

Cascade: Student digs into the emergence of Latino punk

English major Adam Buchanan examined the growth of Latino punk in East LA in the 1990s
Photo shows experimental plots used at Harvard Forest in Massachusetts as part of the PNAS study
December 1

UO helps in probe of how warming will affect carbon in soils

Studying potential climate change effects on Pacific Northwest grasslands leads to global collaborations
Ice and associated algae in the central basin of Lake Erie in 2008
November 28

Ice atop lakes doesn't necessarily freeze the life down under

UO's Aaron Galloway, a marine biologist, was on an international team that captured the strongest look yet of life under frozen lakes
Damage from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami
November 24

Flat faults, like Cascadia, spark giant quakes, says UO team

Researcher turns to geometry to study the largest faults and why they cause really big ones
Sandra Morgen
November 22

Sandra Morgen to be remembered at Nov. 29 campus gathering

The longtime UO anthropology professor died Sept. 27 of ovarian cancer
Ibram X. Kendi
November 21

Author Ibram Kendi to visit UO to discuss race in America

Kendi recently won the National Book Award for a history of racist ideas
Image shows Bill Cresko with UO President Michael Schill, Karen Guilleman and Patrick Phillips
November 18

UO's Cresko chosen as fellow of world's largest scientific group

The honor from the American Association for the Advancement of Science reflects the collaborative nature of research at the UO, he says