In The News

January 5

UO sees spike in donor, student interest following Rose Bowl win

Huge numbers visit UO Facebook site and newly redesigned home page in wake of Rose Bowl win.
Mary Wood
January 2

Environmental law expert on children’s climate crusade

Mary Wood was a guest this weekend on “Moyers and Company” talking about the efforts to defend the climate for future generations.
December 31

Forbes lists UO among top schools for late applicants

The list features highly ranked schools that also have high acceptance rates and often become dream schools.
Elizabeth Reis and here father, Ronald
December 2

UO's Reis gets personal about "end of life" talks in NY Times

Her father's heart attack drives home the need to be prepared to honor a family member's final wishes
December 2

UO's Sutherland talks ice in news story on Antarctic report

UO geologist provides an outside-expert's view of new study on Antarctic sea ice in a leading science journal
Amy Lobben
November 26

UO geographer Amy Lobben talks maps in The Atlantic

Geography department head Amy Lobben uses neuroscience and brain imaging to help understand how people process maps
Mary Wood
November 24

Atmospheric trust lawsuits get a review in Forbes commentary

The innovative legal theory, now the basis for at least nine lawsuits, suggests a new way of looking at the public trust
Vice President for Student Life Robin Holmes
November 14

VP Robin Holmes reiterates UO’s pot policy in USA Today story

Marijuana remains prohibited on campus, and the university will consider whether any policy changes are needed before the new law takes effect in July 2015
Interim President Scott Coltrane
November 7

Fathers still face stigma on family leave, Coltrane tells NYT

In an interview for The Upshot column, Coltrane talks about the potential penalties men face in taking leave
Naomi Zack
November 6

UO professor Naomi Zack discusses race in NYT column

In an interview with a Duquesne University philosophy professor, Zack talks about the false perceptions that help fuel racial inequity