In The News

UO journalism professor Peter Laufer
June 26

UO professor draws attention to myths about organic food

Peter Laufer, the author of a book on food labeling, breaks out five myths about organic food in an article for The Washington Post
Chris Minson
June 26

Chris Minson talks heat response in Discovery News story

Chris Minson is the go-to expert in a Discovery News story about surviving the heat of summer
Former UO quarterback Dennis Dixon
June 20

Football alumni to appear at local youth fundraisers

Quarterback Dennis Dixon and tight end Ed Dickson are scheduled to be joined by former teammates at events in the Willamette Valley
Joe Thornton
June 20

UO biologists detail how chance drove the evolution of a hormone

Research by UO biologists Joe Thornton and Michael Harms is featured in a newly published paper in the journal Nature
Paul Swangard
June 19

Swangard weighs in on Washington Redskins brand

UO's sports marketing center leader weighs in on brand implications for the NFL team
June 18

Chronicle cites UO program’s real-world emphasis for students

The Sustainable Cities Initiative was included in the Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Want a College Experience That Matters? Get to Work” this week.
Larry Sugiyama
June 10

Register-Guard features UO professors teaching 'sexier science'

Gordon Sayre and Larry Sugiyama were featured in the Register-Guard about their classes on cars and human attraction
Interim UO President Scott Coltrane
June 6

Coltrane quoted in NPR story about dads doing more at home

Provost Scott Coltrane is quoted in a June 5 story on National Public Radio about a Pew Research Center study
Paul Swangard
June 5

Paul Swangard talks to the Daily Emerald about being the voice of Hayward Field

Swangard discussed what it was like to replace Wendy Ray as the voice of Hayward Field and how he keeps from tripping up on difficult names
Duck quarterback Marcus Mariota
June 4

Mariota and Duck teammates also shine as youth mentors

Duck football players are just regular guys to the youngsters they help mentor at the Boys & Girls Club of Emerald Valley