When is a black person perceived as white? It may all depend on social status, says a UO researcher. New evidence suggests that racial identity is far from fixed, and that we classify people based on much more than their skin tone.
Pickle electrocution. Shooting laser lights through Jell-O. Nuking marshmallows to calculate the speed of light. What could be more fun than thinking up experiments that demonstrate scientific principles for middleschool girls?
photo: “High-Tech Voltage-Regulated AC Kosher Dill Transmogrifier" designed by Randy Sullivan of the chemistry department.
Ben Saunders knows a lot about superheroes. And now he’s putting that knowledge into crime-stopping action (well, maybe not the crime-stopping part).
From half a world away, geography professor Shaul Cohen is making a direct connection with Northern Ireland, giving his students insight into the country’s peace-building efforts while providing rare opportunities for dialogue and exchange across the Atlantic.
Murals commemorating "The Troubles" are a common sight in Belfast.
What is the future of the book? How have we arrived at this moment today, with electronic media transforming what it means to publish and read a book?
The Obama administration came into office facing a financial market in shambles and an economy in crisis — a situation that required quick and decisive initiatives on fiscal stimulus and banking policy. What has been the impact of those programs thus far, for the nation and for Oregon?
Read about a UO alum's provocative book, plus his further explorations into cognition.Find out why Mark Thoma's economics blog is a must-read.
Read the Q&A from our lively humanities roundtable and/or listen to the entire discussion.Add your own remembrance and learn about the reinstated dollar check-off (a Klonoski point of pride).
The last two years have been turbulent, even by Pakistan's standards.
Watch Ian McNeely's talk at Google, Inc. and read a chapter from his book, Reinventing Knowledge.
Check out the dazzling "math windows" in Deady Hall.
A while back, in a city that shall remain nameless, lived a media mogul, his trophy wife, and their daughter...
Watch video interviews with engineers who came to the UO for a computer networking workshop.