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A $10 million gift from Columbia Sportswear founder Tim Boyle and his wife, Mary, gives the UO’s genetic research labs a vital boost.

“This is a seminal moment for the University of Oregon, an inflection point that will shape the trajectory of the university for the next century and beyond.”

—Michael H. Schill

Does the public trust doctrine that protects air, water, and endangered species apply to climate? We’re going to find out.

A long-awaited renovation will link the best of the “old” EMU with a new design that reflects current and future students’ values and priorities. 

What have these tough economic times taught about finding a balance between family and work? A student reflects on her father's work in the Alaskan oil fields during the recession of the mid 2000s.

Working with crewmates, Claire Getz assembled massive earthquake-sensor instruments that had to be hoisted and released overboard in specific locations at 20-minute intervals.

UO tests a new device that finds sunshine on cloudy days. The data will help guide the construction of new energy-efficient buildings or systems that make use of solar power.

Researchers in the UO lab of chemist Michael Pluth are part of a global battle against oxidative stress in the human body.