I’d never visited a quantum physics lab and didn’t know what I’d find in the basement of Willamette Hall. Images of sci-fi technology from “Stranger Things” and “The Avengers” swam through my mind. Just by thinking the word “quantum,” I’d envision airlock doors, white jumpsuits, interactive …
The University of Oregon’s Labor Education & Research Center, a state program that researches and offers services to Oregon workers, has regained its funding for the next two years after lobbying the state legislature.
In response to high student demand, the University of Oregon’s Lundquist College of Business is now offering a new minor in sustainable business. About a dozen other universities have similar minor programs, including Loyola, the University of Minnesota and the University of Wyoming. The min…
When first-year student Marcelo Torres decided that he wanted to come to the University of Oregon, he wanted a “home-y” place.
For about half of all law school hopefuls taking the Law School Admissions Test in July, the established law school entrance exam looked a little different. Instead of the traditional paper and pencil waiting for them at their desks, aspiring lawyers were instead given tablets. All of those …
A Multnomah County judge dismissed an age discrimination and retaliation lawsuit Aug. 15 that was filed against the University of Oregon and then-College of Design Dean Christoph Lindner.
After a closed-door internal search, Patrick Phillips, a professor of biology and former acting executive director of the Knight Campus, has been selected to replace Jayanth Banavar as University of Oregon provost and senior vice president.
“Not surprised; profoundly frustrated and disappointed.”
When you walk into Faten Arfaoui’s classroom, the first thing you’ll notice is her beaming smile.
In the basement of Klamath Hall at the University of Oregon, students like junior human physiology major Sydney Michel study human anatomy through books, models and another, more authentic, source: cadavers.
After two hours of tense public comments and crowd cheers, the University of Oregon board of trustees approved a plan by an 11 to 1 vote on Thursday to increase tuition for resident students next year. The exact increase will be determined by the amount of state funding UO receives.
Students do not have to wait until they submit their course evaluations to receive their final grades now that the university senate and the Office of the Provost eliminated these holds to better serve students and alleviate the burden on the Registrar’s Office, university senate president B…
Trond Jacobsen’s office is filled with the artifacts of spoken history at the University of Oregon. Jacobsen, the director of forensics at the UO, walks over to a copy of the Oregon Weekly — the Emerald’s first name— placed on the door of his office.
High school students from all over the state of Oregon piled into the EMU on Friday, May 3 at the University of Oregon to attend the 41st Annual Foreign Language and International Studies Day.
In-state students at the University of Oregon may face up to an 11.06 percent tuition increase for the next academic year if Tuesday’s Tuition and Fees Advisory Board recommendation is accepted by university administrators and the state Higher Education Coordinating Commission, depending on …
The University of Oregon’s accreditor is making changes to its eligibility requirements, standards for accreditation and policies as part of an on-going self-reflection and its five-year review with the U.S. Department of Education.
The university senate approved the academic continuity plan despite an opinion from the University of Oregon’s Office of General Counsel that concluded UO President Michael Schill has the power to override the policy.
The University of Oregon is the third university in the nation for number of ethnic studies degrees awarded, according to Data USA. Of the top three, it is the only department that did not have a graduate program — until now.
Members and supporters of the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation gathered outside Johnson Hall today in a solidarity rally as negotiations on a new contract between the organization and the University of Oregon continue into the fifth month.
Once a month, the community kitchen in the Kalapuya Ilihi residence hall fills with students as political science associate professor Debra Thompson and her partner Jack Byrne host a pancake breakfast for students.
The university senate postponed its vote on the academic continuity plan in order to assess University of Oregon President Michael Schill’s power to overrule the plan at its meeting last Wednesday.
A group of University of Oregon professors met last Tuesday to discuss something on all of their minds — the role that games, digital or otherwise, can play in academia.
A group of University of Oregon journalism students gathered in the Knight Library on Monday at an event hosted by The Catalyst Journalism Project to publicly discuss their experiences reporting on ways to combat sexual violence.
The state of Oregon is home to 24 different universities and community colleges, and a new bill in the state’s legislature proposes improvements to the process of transferring credits and courses between them.
In 1995, Nintendo released the “Virtual Boy,” the company’s first attempt at virtual reality technology. The console offered gamers a 3-D experience for gaming.
As technology advances, more opportunities appear for college students who are in the computer science and mathematics fields.