In The News

Law books
May 12

UO law school is finding new ways to boost enrollment

Dean Michael Moffitt talks about new programs for nonlaw majors
Alarm clock
May 11

Article says daylight saving time can hurt productivity

Management professor David Wagner says the time shift has job costs
Drawing of proposed Jordan Cove LNG facility
May 11

Jordan Cove vote may not have any effect, law prof says

Greg Dotson says federal law would supercede the Coos County vote
Newspapers on a table
May 9

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

Faculty experts fielded questions about many topics from numerous media outlets
Runners legs
May 5

UO researchers divided on chances of sub-2-hour marathon

The next chance for the record-breaking time is at an upcoming race in Italy
Old-style microphone
May 4

SOJC prof says lack of public funding hurts public broadcasting

Chris Chavez says most money for public media comes from private businesses and individuals
Paul Slovic at his desk
May 4

Stories about organ recipients most effective, UO prof says

Paul Slovic is quoted in a story about how to encourage more people to donate organs
A total solar eclipse
May 3

Astronomers looking for the top spots to spend eclipse day

The UO's Scott Fisher wants to be sure he is in the zone of 100 percent totality for the Aug. 21 event
Kyu Ho Youm
May 3

Court gag orders could be unconstitutional, UO prof says

Kyu Ho Youm, a journalism professor and First Amendment scholar, questioned Deschutes County's use of the orders
Jon Erlandson of the UO Museum of Natural and Cultural History
April 28

UO's Erlandson questions new finding on peopling of Americas

The archaeologist says the idea of humans arriving 130,000 years ago needs much more support