News Archive prior to Feb. 2015

Retallack pieces to add eons of time to Condon Collection

By Kate Griesmann, development and communications assistant, Museum of Natural and Cultural History

What if Washingtonians don't address climate change?

EUGENE, Ore. -- (Feb.17, 2009) -- If nothing is done to substantially reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Washington is likely to experience some $3.8 billion in associated annual costs -- including $1.3 billion in health related costs alone.

Relationship between business and environmental practices to be discussed at UO

EUGENE, Ore. -- (Feb. 9, 2009) - Climate change is a crucial business issue that many companies are ill-prepared to address, says Andy Hoffman who will deliver a free, public lecture at the University of Oregon. The event will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb.

UO to host lecture on 200th birthday of Lincoln

EUGENE, Ore. -- (Feb. 4, 2009) -- To honor the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birth, a University of Oregon professor will give a public lecture about the wartime evolution of the emancipation decision and the contested views of Lincoln's role in reaching that decision.

UO undergrad is hooked on green chemistry

University of Oregon junior Dana R. Garves is passionate about green chemistry. She hopes to incorporate its environmentally friendly principles as a chemistry teacher after she graduates.