Academics and Research

Students in lab
September 18

Internship program moves students from classrooms to jobs

Students can fast-track to careers in fields such as photovoltaics and semiconductors
Image shows a nematode embryo, left, in green, part way through its rotation after bumping into a pink plastic bead
September 14

UO team shows simple contact can help steer cell division

Basic research in Bruce Bowerman’s lab might someday help improve drug delivery
Ancient projectile points
September 13

UO anthropologists aid effort on Native American artifacts

Jason Younker and Jon Erlandson are helping draw up guidelines for managing cultural items
Joshua Roering
September 10

UO scientist named an American Geophysical Union fellow

Earth sciences professor Josh Roering will be formally recognized during a December conference
Judith Raiskin (left) and Linda Long
September 10

Lesbian Oral History Project to become part of UO collections

Interviews and other historical materials will be available through the UO Libraries
Meyer reaches with an ice axe on frozen sediment beneath a glacier in Alaska
September 3

UO researchers expose the dirty secrets hidden under glaciers

Alan Rempel’s research group has designed a theory to capture the influence of freezing sediment on how fast glaciers slide
2017 Undergraduate Research Award winner Rowan Tabor
August 30

Seven students earn 2018 Undergraduate Research Awards

Sponsored by UO Libraries, the program recognizes students for original research and scholarship
Commercial fishing trawlers side by side in the ocean
August 29

Plans for marine reserves can spark overfishing, study finds

An explosion in fishing activity just before restrictions kick in can set back conservation efforts
Lab scene
August 27

UO workshop can help graduate students get NSF grants

Writing workshop helps students apply for the National Science Foundation’s research grant
Classroom scene
August 27

New COE program will help state boost high school grad rates

The Oregon School Resource Network will create the first-ever education extension service

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