News Archive prior to Feb. 2015

Oregon chemists moving forward with tool to detect hydrogen sulfide

EUGENE, Ore. — (June 24, 2013) — University of Oregon chemists have developed a selective probe that detects hydrogen sulfide (H2S) levels as low as 190 nanomolar (10 parts per billion) in biological samples.

UO researchers explain how neural stem cells create new and varied neurons

EUGENE, Ore. — (June 19, 2013) — A new study examining the brains of fruit flies reveals a novel stem cell mechanism that may help explain how neurons form in humans.

UO and local schools team up to reduce waste, serve those in need

EUGENE, Ore. -- (June 12, 2013) -- High school students are taking a class in real life as they team up with the University of Oregon housing department to move college students out of the halls – and serve those in the community who need it most.

Pat Tillman Foundation names latest UO scholars

EUGENE, Ore. – (June 12, 2013) – Three students at the University of Oregon have been selected as Tillman Military Scholars by the Pat Tillman Foundation.

UO commencement to celebrate graduates and families on June 17

EUGENE, Ore. -- (June 10, 2013) -- The University of Oregon will celebrate more than 5,000 eligible graduates in commencement exercises on Monday, June 17.

Nationally recognized leader hired to head UO admissions

EUGENE, Ore. -- (June 13, 2013) -- Jim Rawlins, a nationally recognized leader in admissions, has been hired as the new director of Admissions at the University of Oregon.