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June 6, 2022
New research from UO earth scientists reveals how the dynamics of the lava lake, along with deformation of ground around it, encode the signature of migrating volcanic gases and changing magma temperature in the shallow plumbing system of the volcano.
June 3, 2022
UO faculty member Emily Simnitt is one of three people nominated by Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and confirmed by the Oregon Senate to serve on the Higher Education Coordinating Commission.
May 31, 2022
Nick Allen and others at the Center for Digital Mental Health want to measure how our digital interactions and habits contribute to our well-being, so we can take the first steps toward ensuring that using our devices is a positive experience.
May 31, 2022
UO graduate student Jonny Saunders wants to make technology more accessible to everyone.
May 26, 2022
The professor and poet, whose art explores natural beauty and repressed emotion, is recognized for a lifetime of achievement.
May 25, 2022
Pigeons can quickly be trained to detect cancerous masses on x-ray scans. So can computer algorithms. But despite the potential efficiencies of outsourcing the task to birds or computers, it’s no excuse for getting rid of human radiologists, argues UO philosopher and data ethicist Ramón Alvarado.
May 24, 2022
UO physics professor Tim Cohen has become the second researcher from a U.S. institution ever to join the staff at the European Organization for Nuclear Research theory group.
May 24, 2022
For his scientific contributions, Charles “Chuck” Kimmel recently was elected to the National Academy of Sciences, the most prestigious professional scientific organization in the U.S.
May 24, 2022
UO graduate sociology student Mahindra Mohan Kumar has received a National Science Foundation grant to research CAHOOTS, a groundbreaking crisis intervention program in Eugene.
May 20, 2022
Graham Kribs, a theoretical particle physicist at the UO, had a passion for the physical sciences, but he also had a passion for physical activity. It wasn’t until almost 15 years later, though, that Kribs was able to combine the two and make a one-of-a-kind class.
May 18, 2022
UO researchers seek to understand public tolerance for poor air quality and preferred methods for receiving event updates.
May 16, 2022
Jenna Traver's pursuit of a marine biology degree is getting a boost from a Goldwater Foundation scholarship.
May 16, 2022
A new affordable housing construction project in downtown Eugene tapped archaeologists from the Museum of Natural and Cultural History to conduct an archaeological study at the site.
May 13, 2022
Ashton Eaton, a two-time Olympic champion in the decathlon, will address the classes of 2020, 2021 and 2022 when the UO’s 146th commencement takes place June 13 at Autzen Stadium.
May 11, 2022
Few topics are as hotly debated as the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, so it was a shot heard around the internet when Politico recently reported the existence of a leaked draft foreshadowing its possible reversal.