Quack Chats

Apr26
Quack Chats: Genocide and the Arithmetic of Compassion6:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Apr29
Spring Family Weekend Run with a Researcher 8:00 a.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
May3
Ideas on Tap - Rethinking the 'Mystery' of Easter Island6:00 p.m.
Sprout! Regional Food Hub
May24
Quack Chats: Is it Getting Better? Homophobia in High School6:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Jun3
Run with a Researcher9:00 a.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Jun14
Quack Chats: Designing Awesome - The Psychological Magic Behind Disney, Social Movements, & True Love6:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Syrian refugees at railway station in Hungary
April 21

UO psychologist to explore the numbing of compassion

Paul Slovic's Quack Chats talk will address valuing human life amid rising death counts in the world's hot spots
Bootprint on lunar surface
April 6

UO linguist will explore Neil Armstrong's missing moon letter

Melissa Baese-Berk will talk about speech and perception at the next Quack Chat
Richard Taylor, physics and materials science
March 17

Quack Chats will look at tapping nature to overcome blindness

Physicist Richard Taylor will detail his team’s bio-inspired efforts to use fractals to repair vision loss
Actors on stage during the play 'Hamilton'
March 3

Hip-hop and 'Hamilton' take center stage for Quack Chats

Musicologist Loren Kajikawa says the hit play misses an important point
Image shows two U.S. military veterans
February 20

Quack Chats to offer unvarnished stories of Oregon veterans

The public can experience UO historian Alex Dracobly’s course on veterans oral history Feb. 22
Scene from Coca-Cola's 1980 Super Bowl ad with Mean Joe Greene and a little boy
February 3

Quack Chats speakers to tackle Super Bowl ads

UO experts from marketing and advertising will explore which high-paid ads scored touchdowns in the NFL's championship game
Image shows a baby looking at something with its mother
January 20

Quack Chats to explore what babies see in everyday life

Psychology professor Caitlin Fausey will describe three discoveries from her UO Learning Lab
Computer screen showing the word 'charity'
January 6

Quack Chats to explore the psychology of giving Jan. 11

Ulrich Mayr and Bill Harbaugh will discuss their research on charity
Scene of the lower Colorado River valley with Quack Chats logo on top
December 1

Run with a researcher, discuss the Colorado River or talk beer

Quack Chats' lineup includes pub talks on river formation and the future of craft beer
Ken Prehoda in his lab
November 16

Op-ed looks at Knight Campus' potential benefit to science

Ken Prehoda, who will give the talk, also penned an essay in The Register-Guard

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