In The News

EPA head Scott Pruitt
April 18

SOJC profs say EPA cuts would hurt at-risk communities

Deborah Morrison and Nicole Dahmen say the Trump budget endanger the poor, native communities
Newspapers stacked on a laptop
April 11

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

Faculty experts fielded questions about many topics from numerous media outlets
UO political science professor Gordon Lafer
April 10

New book examines the growth of state anti-labor laws

Gordon Lafer, a professor in the Labor Education and Research Center, examines laws limiting worker rights
A rest stop for the homeless in Eugene
April 7

Solutions journalism project tackles the issue of homelessness

The SOJC's Nicole Dahmen writes about a new approach to news writing for
Yvette Alex-Assensoh
April 7

Alex-Assensoh writes on the virtue of knowing when to say no

Writing in Inside Higher Ed, the UO vice president addresses issues faced by many women of color
Brian McWhorter
March 30

UO's Brian McWhorter to perform new piece for parks service

The trumpet professor was commissioned to help celebrate the agency's 100th anniversary
Barberini tapestries on display
March 29

Exhibit of ancient tapestries in New York co-curated by UO prof

Art history professor James Harper worked with the Church of St. John the Divine
Knight Law Center
March 29

Bias affects many legal decisions but can be reversed, prof writes

Erik Girvan writes about step to recognize and end implicit bias in courts
Tuskegee University
March 29

Law professor discusses DeVos comment on black universities

Carrie Leonetti argues that such institutions are part of the legacy of racism
UO science lab
March 23

UO researchers say federal funding is a good investment

Geri Richmond and David Conover write that research powers the U.S. economy