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May 6, 2022
A new study finds evidence of surprisingly rapid upward movement of earth’s crust on the island of Taiwan.
May 4, 2022
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention named racism as a serious public health threat, and UO philosopher Camisha Russell’s latest research examines racism in health care and offers some ideas about how to address such structural injustice.
May 2, 2022
For the second time in University of Oregon history, a Duck has won the Gates-Cambridge Scholarship. Alex Mentzel, a 2020 graduate who majored in German literature and theater arts, will be one of only 60 students nationally in the 2022 class of Gates-Cambridge Scholars.
April 27, 2022
For the first time since fall 2019, the biannual ASUO Street Faire is coming back in all its crafty, deep-fried glory.
April 27, 2022
Two new advances from the lab of UO physicist Ben McMorran are refining the microscopes. Both come from taking advantage of a fundamental principle of quantum mechanics: that an electron can behave simultaneously like a wave and a particle.
April 25, 2022
The University of Oregon will again celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month this May to pay tribute to the contributions and achievements of Asian, Desi and Pacific Island Americans, support community members and offer educational and cultural opportunities for all.
April 25, 2022
It may be a month best known for its spring blooms, but May is also a celebration of Asian, Desi and Pacific Island American Heritage Month, and there are many opportunities this month to explore these rich and diverse cultures.
April 25, 2022
The Totem Pole Journey, an Indigenous-led environmental project, begins its tour with a series of events co-sponsored by the Environment Initiative and the Center for Environmental Futures.
April 20, 2022
The first year Graham Kribs was a faculty member at the University of Oregon, he spent his lunch breaks at the UO Recreation Center taking a rock-climbing course. 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.
April 17, 2022
Two faculty members in the history department and one in landscape architecture have penned books that have been named to the Oregon Literary Arts 2022 Book Awards finalist list.
April 17, 2022
Every day is Earth Day for the Environment Initiative at the University of Oregon.
April 13, 2022
A mutation in a gene called EGR1 snuffs out this social behavior in zebrafish, researchers in the UO's Institute of Neuroscience show in a new study.
April 13, 2022
The University of Oregon has joined the Northwest Quantum Nexus, a regional coalition of academic, government and industry partners working to advance quantum information sciences.
April 11, 2022
The Oregon Humanities Center has announced the recipients of its 2022-23 faculty research and teaching fellowships.
April 8, 2022
A new design for eye and brain implants draws its inspiration from nature. UO researchers have grown rodent retinal neurons on a fractal-patterned electrode, one that mimics the repeating branching pattern in which neurons naturally grow.