News Archive prior to Feb. 2015

Museum of Natural and Cultural History set for annual archaeology lecture series

EUGENE, Ore. — (Oct. 8, 2013) — The Museum of Natural and Cultural History (MNCH) launches its 20th annual Fall Archaeology Lecture Series on Friday (Oct. 11).

Oregon's Brau says Nobel Prize for Higgs boson is right call

University of Oregon team played significant role in experiments that found the particle

Google chief economist to lecture at UO

EUGENE, Ore. -- (Oct. 4, 2013) -- Hal Varian, the chief economist for Google, will be the guest speaker for the Oct. 10 George Slape Public Lecture, hosted by the University of Oregon's Department of Economics. The lecture will be at 7 p.m. in Room 123 of the UO’s Global Scholars Hall.

UO researcher finds abusive parenting may have a biological basis

EUGENE, Ore. — (Oct. 7, 2013) — Parents who physically abuse their children appear to have a physiological response that subsequently triggers more harsh parenting when they attempt parenting in warm, positive ways, according to new research.

Study finds a bit of saliva can reflect resilience against stress

EUGENE, Ore. — (Oct. 2, 2013) — A component in saliva has opened a window into a person's psychological health, reflecting resiliency in the face of stress, say researchers at the University of Oregon and Arizona State University.

UO archaeologist Thomas Connolly to receive Earle A. Chiles Award

EUGENE, Ore. — (Oct. 2, 2013) — The High Desert Museum in Bend has selected Thomas J. Connolly of the University of Oregon as the 2013 recipient of the Earle A. Chiles Award.

Museum of Natural and Cultural History invites families to dig into the past 

EUGENE, Ore. — (Oct. 1, 2013) — The UO Museum of Natural and Cultural History will host its annual Fall Family Day on Sunday, Oct. 6, as part of the month-long statewide Oregon Archaeology Celebration.

Incoming class sets UO records for academic preparedness, diversity

EUGENE, Ore. -- (Sept. 30, 2013) – Approximately 2,800 new students from the state of Oregon, as well as students from every state in the U.S. and from nearly 100 countries around the world, begin fall term classes today at the University of Oregon.

UO business college announces sports product industry workshops in Portland

EUGENE, Ore. – (Sept. 26, 2013) – The University of Oregon's Lundquist College of Business is collaborating with several Portland-area sports product companies to offer a four-part series of workshops in Portland that will focus on areas of interest to the sports product industry.