In The News

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
UO President Michael Schill
February 2

Schill: Protecting 'Dreamers' is the right thing to do

Schill and Peter Courtney, the president of the Oregon Senate, support Dreamers and SB 1563
Paul Slovic
February 2

Psychology prof on how Trump uses statistics to mislead

Paul Slovic co-wrote an article for Politico on the psychological trick behind Trump’s recent use of statistics
Ursula K. Le Guin
February 2

Professor writes about Ursula Le Guin's influences

Anthropology professor Philip Scher wrote about Le Guin's relationship with her father for The Conversation