In The News

Man wiping sweat from his brow
August 31

Cool touch shirts feel cool on hot days, but what works best?

The material with the highest effusivity was 95 percent cotton and 5 percent spandex
Funeral for a Mexican woman and her daughter
August 24

Latin American women are disappearing, dying in lockdown

Latin America has long been among the world’s deadliest places to be a woman
College videogame team members practice League of Legends.
August 21

Here's what it will take to clean up the toxic culture in esports

Researcher says the right cultural norms can result in healthy online communities
Patient receiving an injection
August 17

The ethical case for allowing medical trials using COVID-19

Deliberately infecting volunteers to test vaccines could save thousands of lives
Federal officers using tear gas against Portland protesters
July 27

Lawsuits over federal officers test issues other cities may face

Four court cases challenge the Trump administration's effort to quell Portland protests
Supermarket in Iraq
July 22

To reduce world hunger, think beyond making food cheap

Focusing on low prices can promote environmental damage and brutal economies
Row of newspaper boxes on sidewalk
July 20

COVID-19 has ravaged U.S. newsrooms; here's why it matters

More than 200 newsrooms have been affected by layoffs, other cost-saving measures
Soapy hands
July 16

No, bar soap isn't as gross as millennials seem to believe

Besides, a UO microbiologist says, we're all covered with microbes anyway
July 15

Schill on George Floyd Protests, Black Lives Matter, Deady Renaming

UO President Michael Schill on the protests, systemic racism, COVID-19 and moving forward
Office workers at computers
July 8

Here's what to expect if you're worried about returning to work

Law professor Liz Tippett offers some information for those concerned about COVID-19