In The News

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
Brian McWhorter conducts the UO Brass and Percussion Ensemble during the IAAF World Junior Championships 10K
July 23

Along with athletes, media flock to Hayward Field for track meet

The spotlight on the World Junior Championships shines a light on the UO, including the student ambassador program and music to run by
July 17

OregonBILDS house project featured in Register-Guard

The $175,000 home, built as part of the OregonBILDS project in west Eugene, will be on the Tour of Homes July 19-27
Vice President for Student Life Robin Holmes
July 15

Robin Holmes authors guest editorial on the UO’s sexual assault response

Holmes details the ways the UO is responding to areas of concern raised by U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill in a report on sexual violence on campus
Madonna Moss processing herring eggs with Sitka Tribe of Alaska
July 15

Madonna Moss cited prominently as herring return to Alaskan Bay

The Juneau Empire provided coverage on the arrival of herring at Auke Bay in Alaska featuring UO anthropologist Madonna Moss
July 14

Effort to expand the UO's study of volcanoes draws R-G coverage

As part of the Register-Guard's series on the Clusters of Excellence initiative, this week's focus is on new faculty members who will study volcanoes
July 7

Institute of Molecular Biology strengths highlighted in media

The front page of the Register-Guard features a story about the successes of the institute that led to its selection as a Cluster of Excellence
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