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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
October 23, 2022
The eyes of the nation will be on the University of Oregon this Saturday as ESPN’s College GameDay makes its first visit to Eugene since 2018.
October 23, 2022
Almost a decade ago, UO graduate student Jennifer Hampton Hill made a fortuitous find: A protein made by gut bacteria that triggered insulin-producing cells to replicate. The protein was an important clue to the biological basis for Type 1 diabetes.
October 23, 2022
It’s 6 a.m. on a summer morning on the Oregon coast, and a dozen undergraduate students wearing tall rubber boots are piling into vans. They’re juggling granola bars and notebooks, texting friends who are running late.
October 19, 2022
Ben Saunders has co-founded and directs University of Oregon’s minor in Comic and Cartoon Studies (the first undergraduate minor of its kind in the country), and he is a book editor, author and curator of numerous museum exhibits, including the latest hosted at OMSI.
October 17, 2022
Over the course of seventeen years as a school counselor in Eugene, Sara Matteri has supported students through just about every kind of challenge a kid can face. When she started as a high school counselor in 2005, the big ones were truancy, teen pregnancy, and drug and alcohol use, in addition to managing students’ class schedules and helping them plan for the future.
October 17, 2022
Trip Jennings first started learning about the complexities of wildfire when he was an undergraduate at the University of Oregon twenty years ago.
October 17, 2022
Life rarely follows a linear narrative. It zigs. Sometimes it zags. Just ask Lidia Yuknavitch—teacher, lecturer, and best-selling author of Thrust and soon-to-be feature film, The Chronology of Water—whose fierce and fragmentary form of storytelling took root at the University of Oregon.
October 13, 2022
As technology has improved, neuroscientists are now pushing the boundaries of traditional experiments and studying the brain in more naturalistic ways. UO neuroscientist Cris Niell is part of this growing movement. In two recent papers, his team has developed ways to study mouse vision that more realistically represent the way animals navigate the world beyond the lab.