Powering the Economy

Rows of N95 masks hanging on racks
March 17

Looking back at a year of the UO's response to COVID-19

A focus on the community brought mask donations, testing, research, support and more
Keat Ghee Ong
March 8

Knight Campus innovator Ong elected to inventors group

Keat Ghee Ong is an entrepreneur and inventor of 'smart implant' technologies
Hayward Field
March 4

Hayward Field sensors to advance UO wildfire smoke initiative

Monitors will further research around wildfire smoke and aid both athletes and fans
Super Bowl team logos
February 2

Research shows investors take stock of Super Bowl advertisers

Stock in companies that advertised during the game surged in areas with a team playing
Illustration suggesting global commerce
January 21

Study: Treaties help developing economies spur investment

UO finance prof and colleagues say the pacts double chances of cross-border mergers
Glacier in Greenland
January 14

New grant will create an institute for racial and climate justice

The Mellon Foundation gives $4.5 million to create a transformative research platform
Students in Knight Campus lab
November 20

UO’s Knight Campus partners with OSU to offer bioengineering

The doctoral program is the first engineering degree to be offered at the UO
Siemens Prisma MRI scanner
November 6

UO, PeaceHealth partner on national mental health initiative

Funded by the NIH, the $52 million grant to study schizophrenia includes 27 institutions
Multicultural Center graduation event
October 15

Researchers help Latinx students make post-high school plans

The goal is to introduce aspiring first-generation college students to a university campus
Researchers in lab
October 12

Knight Campus and PeaceHealth partner to support diversity

A new biomedical research center will help advance underrepresented scientists

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