In The News

Craig Leon
February 23

Article reveals the financial struggles of American Olympians

Craig Leon wrote for The Conversation about how U.S. Olympians fund their way to the games
Laptop on library desk
February 20

Study: Online education improves science test scores

Forbes published an article about research lead by UO assistant professor Fatima Terrazas-Arellanes
Lori Shontz
February 19

Professor advocates giving gendered school nicknames the ax

Journalism professor Lori Shontz wrote about South Eugene High’s mascot name
Leslie Leve of the College of Education
February 19

Researchers: Increased emphasis on prevention can pay off

UO professor Leslie Leve co-authors an article on preventing mental illness and substance abuse
Newspapers stacked on a laptop
February 15

Media Week: UO scholars featured in recent news stories

News outlets sought out UO experts on volcanoes, women in Pakistan and other topics
Tom Wheeler
February 13

Writers, students and faculty mourn passing of Tom Wheeler

The UO journalism professor passed away while on a trip to the Bay Area in California
An illustration of a cataclysmic event that may have led to the dinosaurs' extinction.
February 9

The Week That Was in Social Media, Feb. 3-9

The Super Bowl, spring fever and dinosaurs were among the topics on our social channels this week
Group of teenagers
February 9

Article looks at developmental reasons behind teen risk-taking

UO researchers write about how teens explore their environments in order to learn and grow
Nicole Dahmen
February 8

Journalism prof on public apathy towards mass shootings

Nicole Dahmen talked to the Huffington Post about how the media should cover mass shootings
Tablet computer open to news site
February 5

Media week: UO Scholars in the news in recent weeks

Reporters sought out UO experts for topics ranging from child abuse to mosquito research