Powering the Economy

Students on hike
January 31

Outdoor Program redefines ‘outdoorsy’ to increase diversity

A summit that will bring notable guests to campus will be held at the EMU in February
Doctor using tablet
January 23

UO startup is purchased by health care software company

Phreesia has acquired Insignia Health, launched by a team led by the UO's Judith Hibbard
Man throwing money in air
January 21

Good at math? Then money may influence your satisfaction

People better with numbers had the highest life satisfaction when they had high incomes
Empty store shelves in North Vancouver, BC, Canada
January 5

Supply chain woes have precedent, UO economist says

UO prof Keaton Miller weighs in on why the supply chain is jammed, and what it’ll take to clear it up
Students outside of the College of Education's policy and leadership offices
January 3

UO launches master’s in Education Policy and Leadership

The state’s first such program prepares students to shape policy at a high level
A detector in the Large Hadron Collider
December 13

Physics group gets funding to keep probing the unknown

Dark energy and mysteries of the universe are driving the Particle Theory Group
ESPRIT signing ceremony
December 13

Education initiative at UO advances STEM learning statewide

The STEM CORE places UO education and science students in schools around Oregon
NatureQuant app
November 22

Gifts to Venture Development Fund could mean state tax credit

The fund helps transform discoveries made at the university into businesses
Hermiston City Hall
November 12

UO's Sustainable City Year program heads east to Hermiston

Students and faculty members will help the city address growth, community planning
Woman at desk using TaskShade
November 10

Even in a flat economy, the UO continues to spin off innovation

Last year saw 14 new patent filings and two new companies spun from faculty work