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November 7, 2022
Cartographers at the University of Oregon’s InfoGraphics Lab were a key partner on a new report on migrations of deer and elk that highlights the challenges the animals face and offers solutions and tools for conservation.
November 7, 2022
A new award is shining a spotlight on the hard work of department leaders at the University of Oregon. The Office of the Provost is recognizing Mark Unno and Gretchen Soderlund as the Outstanding Department Heads of 2022. Both winners will receive a $5,000 award.
November 7, 2022
Ever since the first human-controlled spacecraft escaped Earth’s gravity, people have been pushing toward permanent human life inhabiting planets beyond Earth. Some might say it's brand-new territory, but UO professor and Museum of Natural and Cultural History associate director Scott Fitzpatrick argues that humans have already faced similar great unknowns.
November 7, 2022
The UO’s Pacific Northwest Just Futures Institute will host a symposium this month bringing together community partners and faculty members, staff, students from Whitman College, the University of Idaho-Moscow, Heritage University and the University of Oregon.
November 7, 2022
Gut microbes encourage specialized cells to prune back extra connections in brain circuits that control social behavior, new UO research in zebrafish shows. The pruning is essential for the development of normal social behavior.
November 7, 2022
A University of Oregon chemist who is studying RNA structures that carry specific biological functions hopes to translate the findings into advances that will impact all of humanity, such as the COVID vaccine.
November 7, 2022
A new gene editing technique developed by UO researchers compresses what previously would have been years of work into just a few days, making new kinds of research possible in animal models.
November 1, 2022
The fall Sustainability Open House will bring together faculty members, staff and students for conversation and connection. The event happens Friday, Nov. 4, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Room 104, Erb Memorial Union.
November 1, 2022
Before “Stranger Things,” there was “She Kills Monsters,” a 2011 coming-of-age drama-comedy brimming with Mind Flayers and Bulettes, also known as landsharks, and an array of other monsters and heroes drawn from the popular role-play game Dungeons & Dragons.
November 1, 2022
Musculoskeletal injuries and disorders are the leading cause of physical disability worldwide, affecting an estimated 1.7 billion people. A new review paper co-authored by researchers in the Guldberg Lab at the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact provides an overview of the latest technological advances targeting musculoskeletal disorders, including recent efforts in translating state-of-the-art bioengineering approaches to therapies for musculoskeletal regeneration.
October 27, 2022
A $4.2 million National Science Foundation grant will boost the UO’s efforts to build a support community for STEM teachers across 14 Western states through the agency’s Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program.
October 27, 2022
At the Oregon Center for Electrochemistry, University of Oregon students and faculty members research how energy is generated, stored, and transported. And they’re leading the way for sustainable energy.
October 25, 2022
In addition to writing scripts for “Manhunt,” Johnson is also writing for a TV miniseries based on Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Fall of the House of Usher.” The upcoming Netflix series was created by Mike Flanagan, known for such productions as 2018′s “The Haunting of Hill House” and 2019′s “Doctor Sleep.”
October 23, 2022
A new discipline in psychology at the University of Oregon is broadening the department’s inclusivity with three new dedicated faculty hires.
October 23, 2022
Ben Saunders was voted best professor for the second year in a row. He is professor of Comics and Cartoon Studies