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June 28, 2022
Four faculty members at the University of Oregon are being recognized for their exceptional teaching ideas.
June 27, 2022
Some of the best athletes in the world will compete at Hayward Field in Eugene next month for the World Athletics Championships. Before the games begin, a video created by University of Oregon freshman Quinn Connell will be featured on the jumbotron inside the stadium.
June 27, 2022
By sequencing the genomes of two species of sea dragons, UO researchers have found genetic clues to the sea dragons' distinctive features: They’re missing a key group of genes found in other vertebrates. Those genes help direct the development of the face, teeth and appendages, as well as parts of the nervous system.
June 24, 2022
Opening the windows at night and pulling down shades during the sunniest part of the afternoon can keep homes from becoming dangerously hot during extreme heat waves. New research from the UO measures just how big of an impact these passive cooling strategies can have, especially in the Pacific Northwest.
June 24, 2022
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Friday striking down the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade and 1992 Planned Parenthood v. Casey rulings, foreshadowed in a rare leak last month, is likely to have wide, but varying, effects nationally, several UO experts said.
June 23, 2022
The scientist studying astronaut health earned a Silver Snoopy for work with the International Space Station.
June 22, 2022
As a young girl, Abby always had an interest in science and a dream to one day work for NASA. Now, she is a postdoctoral scholar in the UO College of Arts and Sciences conducting research on Alzheimer's disease.
June 21, 2022
Two interdisciplinary teams have been awarded seed funding through the Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives awards, known as I3 awards, which provide up to $50,000 to University of Oregon research teams.
June 21, 2022
Ben Saunders, a UO professor of comic studies, is working with Marvel Comics on a new collaboration series with publisher Penguin Classics.
June 17, 2022
When a new coronavirus was first identified in late 2019, scientists and doctors knew virtually nothing about it. Now, after more than two years of living through a pandemic, we have a far better understanding of COVID-19—how it infects the body, how it’s transmitted, and how to treat and manage it.
June 13, 2022
Using language skills and cultural knowledge to tell stories that will make a difference are among the goals of a new program at the University of Oregon, which recently received funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
June 13, 2022
The onslaught of gun violence in America seems never to end. This year alone, at least 247 mass shootings — in which at least four people are shot, including survivors and shooters — have occurred, most recently and most notoriously in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas, according to the Gun Violence Archive.
June 13, 2022
The Museum of Natural and Cultural History has awarded its sixth annual Oregon Stewardship Award to a youth group that restored part of a Clackamas County watershed.
June 12, 2022
Family, friends, and graduates gather at Autzen to celebrate the classes of ’20, ’21, and ‘22.
June 9, 2022
Dr. Christopher J. Poulsen will join the University of Oregon as our next dean of the College of the Arts and Sciences (CAS).