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Woman looking a chalkboard with math equations
May 13

Celebrating Marion Walter, and other female mathematicians

Former UO prof Marion Walter, who died May 9, was a leader in teaching math to kids
Airport scene
May 5

Here are 4 tips to help you figure out tricky pandemic stats

The UO's Ellen Peters offers tips to keep you from tripping up on the swirl of numbers
Waiter taking orders
April 29

How dining out has evolved over 200 years, and is still at it

Historian Hannah Cutting-Jones explores how eating out has changed with the times
Vaccination clinic
April 21

Mandates aren't the only way to get employees vaccinated

Law professor Liz Tippett says employers may find it easier to use incentives
A woman visits Whitney Museum of American Art
March 15

Pandemic aid helped nonprofits, but many are still struggling

Almost half had to scale back their work and cut staff because of inadequate funding
Kids in treehouse
February 25

Audio chatrooms tap into age-old appeal of the human voice

Clubhouse has become the hot new platform by being different from other social media
A seal watches a diver underwater
February 11

New recordings of ultrasonic seal calls hint at sonar-like abilities

 A high-tech underwater observatory caught never-heard-before calls by Weddell seals
Rioters in the Capitol building
January 12

Fired for rioting? Most workers don't have a legal recourse

Law professor Liz Tippett says most workers in the U.S. can be fired for any reason, or none
Workers making TikTok video
December 4

How TikTok is upending workplace social media policies

From rebel nurses to dancing cops, the social media platform tests employer rules
Amy Coney Barrett
October 12

Workers may get help from Barrett, but not in a class action

Law prof says she may be a wild card when it comes to the rights of individual workers