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November 5

Small-town Pride celebrations show LGBTQ life outside cities

Pride celebrations in rural areas are becoming much more common, despite resistance
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November 1

UO researchers share expertise on COVID-19, Oct. 25-29

Faculty members have been quoted on the health, economic and risk factors from the pandemic
Abortion rally in Texas
October 29

The erosion of Roe v. Wade didn’t begin in Texas or Missouri

A 1992 Supreme Court case originating in Pennsylvania started the slide, UO prof writes
Woman drinking protein shake
October 22

Decades of hype turned protein into a multibillion-dollar industry

The fanfare comes in spite of the fact that most Americans get twice as much as they need
Mother and daughter sitting on bed
October 12

To support the health of kids, stop focusing on their weight

Health research and initiatives often place a disproportionate emphasis on body mass
Harvard protesters holding banner
September 22

Harvard’s decision to ditch fossil fuel holdings reflects a shift

More universities are investing with climage change in mind, UO law professor writes
Craigslist founder Craig Newmark
August 25

What’s a major donor? A UO fundraising expert explains

Renee Irvin explains how nonprofits rank charitable gifts and those who give them
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August 11

Robot lawyers: Bad for some attorneys, good for consumers?

Even partial automation of legal work could fundamentally change the profession
Dixie Fire scene
August 6

3 wildfire lessons for forest towns in the wake of the Dixie Fire

The 500,000-acres blaze in Northern California destroyed the historic town of Greenville
Illustration with gavel and faces
July 7

Verdicts make history, but courts alone don’t transform society

Cases like Derek Chauvin's murder conviction don't often speed reform, law prof says