Transparent Zebrafish in water

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

Literature professor Barbara Mossberg uses the metaphor of "purple" to describe her philosophy of interdisciplinary learning.

 

Assistant professor of product design Elizabeth Esponnette hopes to revolutionize the clothing industry with a novel manufacturing process.

Darron Welch, BA ’92, uses many of the skills he learned as a history major to inform his work as cofounder and head brewer of the
Pelican Brewing Company.

One hundred years ago, the UO’s football team silenced those who said West Coasters couldn’t win at football.

In this excerpt from Teacher: Two Years in the Mississippi Delta (University Press of Mississippi, 2016), English instructor Mike Copperman, MFA ’06, looks back at some of the Mississippi Delta kids who fell under the radar in his fourth grade classroom.

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.