In The News

August 18

Summer Sports Institute scores a win in its debut year

The first of its kind on the West Coast, the institute drew students from all over the country to learn from sports law experts and athletes
The Oregon Capitol building
August 15

Higher education funding plan includes more student aid

Newspaper article describes the first-ever united front by universities and community colleges to present a budget recommendation to the governor
Interim President Scott Coltrane
August 14

Scott Coltrane discusses paternity research in NPR story

Coltrane discusses the growing desire among fathers in the United States for paid time off from work to bond with a new baby
Dennis Jenkins
August 13

Archaeology Magazine highlights UO's Jenkins and Paisley Caves

Dennis Jenkins' discoveries at Paisley Caves are included in a special section in the September-October issue of Archaeology Magazine
August 11

UO alums open new clinic serving residents in Oakridge

Oliver Alexander and Orion Falvey came up with the idea for a low-cost medical center as part of startup competition while they were students
Hands holding globe
August 4

Story looks at plan to establish sustainability research hub

Building the UO’s sustainability center into an international leader is the latest Clusters of Excellence proposal to get attention in The Register-Guard
Johnson Hall
August 1

KVAL-TV highlights the UO’s fundraising efforts

KVAL-TV noted that private giving to the University of Oregon topped $100 million in donations for the seventh straight year
July 29

Student privacy protection validated by District Attorney’s office

The Lane County District Attorney’s office has rejected appeals by news outlets regarding the UO’s responses to recent public records requests
July 28

Oregonian cites UO's Posner in debunking myth in movie 'Lucy'

Michael Posner helped The Oregonian shoot an arrow through Lucy's notion that humans use only 10 percent of their brains
July 28

Green chemistry latest focus of faculty hiring series in R-G

The latest in a series on the UO's effort to boost its research strengths looks at the proposal for materials science and green chemistry