News Archive prior to Feb. 2015

UO’s Lewis Integrative Science Building certified LEED Platinum

It is the first building on UO campus and first higher education lab in Oregon to earn LEED platinum certification

Brain training works, but just for the practiced task, say Oregon researchers

EUGENE, Ore. — (Jan. 2, 2014) — Search for "brain training" on the Web. You'll find online exercises, games, software, even apps, all designed to prepare your brain to do better on any number of tasks. Do they work? University of Oregon psychologists say, yes, but "there's a catch."

Oregon Quarterly accepting submissions for 15th annual Northwest Perspectives Essay Contest

EUGENE, Ore. — (Dec. 31, 2013) — Oregon Quarterly, the magazine of the University of Oregon, is accepting submissions to its 2014 Northwest Perspectives Essay Contest, a competitive annual forum for outstanding nonfiction writing with a Northwest perspective.

University of Oregon to host events in San Antonio ahead of the Alamo Bowl

EUGENE, Ore. – (Dec. 19, 2013) – The University of Oregon will meet with prospective students and families, assist a local food bank and gather with fans before the Oregon Ducks take on the Texas Longhorns in the Valero Alamo Bowl.

UO makes Kiplinger's list for top values in public higher ed

EUGENE, Ore. – (Dec. 12, 2013) – The University of Oregon has been rated as one of the 100 best values in public colleges and universities for 2014 by Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine. The UO is No.

Official University of Oregon Alamo Bowl hospitality package now available

EUGENE, Ore. – (Dec. 11, 2013) – The No. 10-ranked Oregon Ducks will make their first-ever appearance in the Valero Alamo Bowl on Dec.

Oregon scientists offer new insights on controlling nanoparticle stability

EUGENE, Ore. — (Dec. 9, 2013) — University of Oregon chemists studying the structure of ligand-stabilized gold nanoparticles have captured fundamental new insights about their stability.

UO Museum of Natural and Cultural History to fete Winter Solstice

EUGENE, Ore. — (Dec. 6, 2013) — The Museum of Natural and Cultural History at the University of Oregon will host "The Gift of Storytelling" — its 12th annual Winter Solstice Celebration — on Friday, Dec. 13.