In The News

A stack of newspapers
February 27

Media week: UO scholars in the news in the past week

Stories looked at mice and meditation, Uber and sexism and new exoplanets
The presidential seal on a podium
February 27

Trump's media battles could make journalism stronger, profs say

Nicole Dahmen and Seth Lewis say reporters may have to find new sources
Mark Thoma
February 27

Mark Thoma discusses concern over spin on economic data

The UO economist says politicizing data would damage research
Geri Richmond
February 24

UO's Richmond says science depends of the free flow of ideas

The UO Presidential Chair discussed possible changes in federal research policy
Atika Khurana
February 24

Psych professor's work on youth drug use gets spotlight

Atika Khurana's recent study on susceptibility to addiction is featured on Psych Central
LERC sign image
February 22

LERC's Gordon Lafer discusses right-to-work in NPR interview

The laws are generally used to hurt, not help, unions, Lafer says
image of mice in a nest
February 22

Study of meditating mice at the UO draws media play

UO biology, psychology and neuroscience researchers publish study on benefits of mindfulness in mice
Newspapers stacked on a laptop
February 20

Media week: UO scholars in the news in the past week

UO experts were sought in stories on music, gut bacteria and science funding under Trump
Skyline image of Portland
February 20

Portland Business Journal spotlights new UO Portland building

The UO’s Portland-based executive MBA and sports product management programs now have a building of their own, a change recently highlighted in the Portland
The Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratory Climate Chamber
February 17

UO work on indoor bacteria featured on Mother Nature Network

The story features work on the microbiology of indoor environments

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