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October 29, 2021
The UO Department of Linguistics has received a federal COVID-19 relief grant to support curriculum, outreach and student employees in the Northwest Indian Language Institute and National Breath of Life Archival Institute for Indigenous Languages.
October 28, 2021
Ram Durairajan wants to future-proof the Internet, and three new grants will help him do so. The UO computer scientist has scored more than $2 million in funding from the National Science Foundation and $200,000 from the Internet Society Foundation.
October 25, 2021
An environmental symposium featuring Black and Indigenous activists and scholars will bring together students, faculty, staff and community members to discuss significant efforts being made on local and national levels.
October 15, 2021
A UO professor will join researchers from around the globe in an effort to better understand the ice loss happening across Greenland as well as the social issues Greenlanders are facing as a result. A National Science Foundation award of $2.9 million will fund the collaborative effort in Greenland over the course of five years. The project includes UO professor Mark Carey, director of the Environmental Studies Program and the UO Glacier Lab, and is led by Fiamma Straneo at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
October 14, 2021
Amid a global effort to transition to more climate-friendly biofuel options, a UO chemistry professor is helping develop carbon-free fermentation technology. Shannon Boettcher, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, received a $400,000, two-year grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a way to capture and recycle the carbon dioxide produced during the fermentation process that turns biomass into renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel.
October 8, 2021
The Division of Graduate Studies is proud to announce the 2021-2022 recipients of the prestigious Raymund Fellowship.
October 7, 2021
Courtney Cox is an academic expert in a variety of issues located at the intersection of sport and society. She is assistant professor of race and sport in the Department of Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies and teaches courses such as Race, Gender, and Sport; Race, Class, Empire: The Olympics; and Intro to African American Studies.
January 3, 2021
Academic residential communities are helping give students a place to live and learn with other students with similar interests, identities and majors.