Academics and Research

Girls using technology at a conference in London in 2016
February 22

Now is the time to push research on the teen years, profs say

UO psychologist Nick Allen takes the lead on a call for investments in adolescents to support teens
Recent wildfire in the American West
February 21

New fuel added to a hot debate about ice age extinctions

Jon Erlandson found evidence of massive fires in North America that may have followed a comet strike
Ethan Niyangoda
February 20

Campus planning branches out to aid research and academics

The office has reached out to form several new and diverse academic partnerships
UO professor Greg Retallack measures a mammoth footprint
February 12

Mammoth prints found by UO group suggest a family trek

A student field trip in 2014 first spotted a fossil-rich trail in Lake County, prompting further excavation
Image shows a scene from a 2016 Sexual Assault Awareness Month demonstration on the UO campus
February 8

Study challenges reasoning behind sexual assault policies

Researchers, including the UO’s Jennifer Freyd, question compelled disclosure policies and suggest survivor-centered reforms
Artist conception of meteor hitting Earth
February 7

A one-two punch may have helped deck the dinosaurs

UO researchers find unusual seafloor structures that reflect a pulse of volcanism tied to meteor strike
The HEDCO Building
February 7

Family and human services expands to new areas of study

New faculty members bring opportunities in social work, public health and sociology
Benjamín Alemán
February 6

OQ: Meet the UO physicist who's in a race to 'the bottom'

Benjamín Alemán is probing the smallest forms of matter in hopes of finding something really big
Amanda Thomas looks over deep cracks atop Washington state's Rattlesnake Ridge
January 30

UO puts seismic monitors on collapsing Rattlesnake Ridge

Amanda Thomas and Doug Toomey are gathering live data about earthquake-related landslides
Amalia Gladhart
January 25

Prof brings Latin American novels to an English-speaking audience

Amalia Gladhart received a prestigious NEA literature translation fellowship to continue her work

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