Graduate Studies

Gallery of faces used in study
February 17

Study: Grouping things into categories can bias perceptions

Research finds the brain focuses in on similarities between members of the same group
Researcher collecting a sample from a laptop
February 16

Ventilation, humidity are key to limiting virus spread, study says

Researchers used a controlled environment to see what strategies worked best
Students in a lab
February 11

At the UO, women in STEM are making science better for all

Feb. 11 was the United Nations’ International Day of Women and Girls in Science
Woman writing math problem on chalkboard
February 8

$2.3 million grant will help math department grow and diversify

The NSF award is a big step toward a long-term shift in the department's culture
Elephants in Sri Lanka
January 24

UO alum, grad student working to save elephants in Sri Lanka

They hope to create an environment where humans and the largest land mammal coexist
Saber-tooth bones
November 30

Grad student finds a new saber-toothed species, in a museum

The finding prompts a re-thinking of how such animals evolved over millions of years
Gabriel Luna-Arvizu and Dan Grimes
July 22

Doctoral student is awarded a prominent HHMI fellowship

Third-year doctoral candidate Gabriel Luna-Arvizu was awarded a Gilliam Fellowship
Strand of DNA
July 2

UO researchers illuminate invisible DNA repair pathways

New genetic research shows perfect repair of DNA damage in sperm and egg cells
Teen asleep in front of laptop
June 18

Bedtime and electronics are a poor combo for teens, study finds

It says that using cellphones or laptops at night leads to less sleep and more screen time
Krista Chronister
June 7

Krista Chronister to lead new Division of Graduate Studies

The College of Education professor and leader will start as vice provost Aug. 17