In The News

Paul Slovic
August 22

Paul Slovic discusses Ebola and public fears with NYT, NPR

The UO psychology professor discusses the 'dread factor' that deadly diseases create in the popular imagination and how that can cause overreaction
August 22

Movie spotlights UO's link to storied high school football team

'When the Game Stands Tall' opens in theaters this week and was shown to UO football players in the Hatfield-Dowlin Complex
August 21

Sexual Assault Review Panel Chair Mary Diets invites public input on KMTR

Diets invited the campus community to attend the Aug. 27 panel meeting and to provide comment during an interview with KMTR
Jon Erlandson
August 20

Erlandson's work in Channel Islands featured in LA Times

Erlandson has been studying the islands for more than 30 years, uncovering evidence of some of North America's earliest inhabitants
August 18

UO biologist makes splash in National Geographic jellyfish query

UO biologist Kelly Sutherland was among the experts queried to find out why so many beaches seem to be overrun by jellyfish
James Bean
August 18

Sports Products Initiative scores 'clusters' coverage in Register-Guard

Not touchdowns, three-pointers or a record-setting 10K; think sports products for the latest in the R-G's series on the "Clusters of Excellence" initiative
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