School of Journalism and Communication

Kathleen Hall Jamieson
January 8

Researcher to discuss challenges of COVID-19 communication

Kathleen Jamieson co-founded FactCheck.org and is a professor at UPenn
Professor Seth Lewis seated and lecturing
December 22

Distinguishing fact from fiction in the current media environment

Journalism professor says the media world in 2020 was ripe for misinformation to thrive
Mark Blaine filming a documentary scene
December 16

New center bridges the gap between science and the public

The SOJC’s Center for Science Communication Research aims to ease the comprehension of complex science
Wildfire evacuation center
December 15

Protests, fires become training ground for new photojournalists

SOJC students were determined to document what was happening around the state
Lab researcher
December 10

Research awards hit record high of $152 million in 2019-20

UO scholars and researchers brought in 437 competitive awards in fiscal year 2020
 Jourdan Horton outside a Conestoga hut temporary shelter
November 16

SOJC student project probes the criminalization of homelessness

Catalyst Journalism Project students address the ethics of arresting unhoused people
Microphone on stand next to flag
October 9

SOJC offers webinar series on journalism and the 2020 election

The five-part Zoom series will feature faculty sharing insight into the 2020 election
Protesters in Portland
September 24

Snowden journalism interns cover COVID-19, protests

The program places student journalists in news media outlets around Oregon
Holiday Farm Fire
September 11

UO experts: Wildfires across Oregon herald one possible future

UO researchers say wildfire risk is increasing but could be mitigated by better planning
Textbooks and chalkboard with math problems
September 2

SOJC will use grant to study the science of numeric literacy

The NSF funding will aid a study of people’s understanding and confidence with numbers

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