Powering the Economy

Farmworkers harvesting crops
August 30

COVID-19 has hit farmworkers especially hard, UO studies show

Two studies highlight challenges workers have faced and offer policy recommendations
US and EU flags
August 6

New grant will help UO prof study American, European economies

Craig Parsons wants to improve understanding of large single-market systems
Illustration of student savings plan and jars (credit: Sasha Heye, design, class of 2022)
July 7

Financial Wellness Center Teaches Dollars and Sense

From budgeting to credit cards to investing, a new financial wellness program is helping students manage money
Women meeting in office
July 1

Women’s Innovation Network addresses gender barriers

The inaugural program features monthly seminars, social events and mentor networks
Child reading from a tablet
June 21

College of Education improves grade school reading tool

A $200,000 federal grant will make it easier for teachers to use the popular assessment
Illustration with portraits of four UO experts
June 16

UO experts weigh in on the shape of a post-pandemic world

They say some things are going back to normal, but other changes may stick around
Silhouette of businesspeople connected by lines
May 31

Study says a firm’s supply chain role affects lending, borrowing

Researchers examined supplier-customer relationships to better understand trade credit
Woman hiker studying map
April 27

Professor digs into stories about diversity and equity outdoors

Sarah Wald is conducting a wide-ranging review of recreation and public land use
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