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January 20, 2023
Theatre Arts - “It’s about soccer; there’s plenty of soccer in the play,” said director Tricia Rodley, an instructor in the Department of Theatre Arts, “but it’s also about the conversations these young women have.”
January 16, 2023
Psychology - Psychology researchers at the University of Oregon think they are getting closer to knowing whether personality and morality can be used to predict whether people adopt prejudicial beliefs.
January 13, 2023
Chemistry and Biochemistry - There’s a new nanomaterial on the block. UO chemists have found a way to make carbon-based molecules with a unique structural feature: interlocking rings.
January 9, 2023
Human Physiology - The world’s top free divers can hold their breath for minutes at a time, embarking on extended underwater adventures without the aid of scuba equipment.
January 3, 2023
Mea Songco-Casey, a graduate student at the University of Oregon, is the winner of the Fund it Forward Student Video Challenge, which includes a $1,000 prize from the Science Coalition.
January 2, 2023
Satellite imagery could help paleontologists spot promising fossil sites before trekking into remote places.
December 14, 2022
When Raimy Khalife-Hamdan was 5 years old, she and her family hurriedly left south Lebanon, escaping the bombs of the just-ignited 2006 Israel-Hezbollah war. Images of the conflict stalked her childhood dreams.
December 13, 2022
$5 million gift from Papé family, their greatest to-date, will step up pace of innovation in the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact
December 9, 2022
Chris Hendon heads a three-institution project to set formal guidelines for brewing the drink.
December 9, 2022
The University of Oregon’s Environment Initiative has named professors Danny Pimentel, Greg Dotson and Marsha Weisiger as their 2023 faculty fellows.
December 5, 2022
Turns out that even in space, politics feel just like they do at home. Partisan tribes living on a moon of Jupiter shout at one another in the sci-fi world of Invisible Things, the new novel by Mat Johnson, an author, screenwriter, and Philip H. Knight Chair at the University of Oregon.
December 2, 2022
The University of Oregon will open a new School of Computer and Data Sciences in fall 2023, combining the university’s growing strength in computer science with its five-year investment in data science.
November 30, 2022
Even worms have a ticking fertility clock. A new study from UO biologists suggests one possible reason why reproduction slows with age. Older worms are less efficient at repairing broken DNA strands while making egg cells—part of a process that’s essential for fertility.
November 30, 2022
Multijet propulsion lets the animals switch between speed and efficiency, study shows
November 28, 2022
The UO is one of only 18 institutions in the US to offer Neilsen Foundation scholarships