News Archive prior to Feb. 2015

Oregon lab changes game for synthesizing new materials

EUGENE, Ore. — (July 31, 2013) — University of Oregon chemist David C.

Oregon team charts new understanding of actin filament growth in cells

EUGENE, Ore. — (July 28, 2013) — University of Oregon biochemists have determined how tiny synthetic molecules disrupt an important actin-related molecular machine in cells in one study and, in a second one, the crystal structure of that machine when bound to a natural inhibitor.

Greening of the Earth pushed way back in time

EUGENE, Ore. — (July 22, 2013) — Conventional scientific wisdom has it that plants and other creatures have only lived on land for about 500 million years, and that landscapes of the early Earth were as barren as Mars.

University of Oregon spring term dean's list includes 1,352 students

EUGENE, Ore. -- (July 11, 2013) -- Each term, the University of Oregon names its top students to the dean's list in recognition of their academic achievements. During the 2013 spring term, 1,352 UO students qualified for this honor.

Mad Duckling Children’s Theatre performances in July, August

EUGENE, Ore. – (June 27, 2013) –  The UO theatre arts department’s Mad Duckling Children’s Theatre announces the Golden Summer Season returning to Amazon Park in July and August.  

Gilman Scholarships will send UO undergrads to study worldwide

EUGENE, Ore. -- (June 25, 2013) -- Katelyn Occhipinti will be following in her family's footsteps when she travels to India to study public health this summer. Her grandmother, mother and father have all traveled there and a visit to India has been one of her personal goals.