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Code Cracking, Then and Now

New crytography course explores Internet data protection.A cipher machine

Math as the Path to Female Faculty Frontiers

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For Stephanie Majewski and Shabnam Akhtari, the love of mathematics began in grade school.

Competing Stakeholders Look Forward to Estuary Model

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There are a lot of eyes on the Coos estuary. This elongated series of sloughs and tidewater streams makes Charleston the biggest Dungeness crab port on the West Coast.

Seeking Interventions, Both On and Off the Battlefield

A woman places a brain cap on a young girl

The UO is helping the Department of Defense (DOD) protect our soldiers.

Online Extras

Tango, Too

A woman sitting in front of a bookcase Cinema studies professor Kathleen Karlyn has a passion for tango.

Visualize This


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Explore data visualizations that reveal patterns never seen before.

The Chemists' Formula

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A biochemist and two chemistry alums apply their science to the art of homebrew and winemaking.

"Loved for Their Music"

A woman dancing in the streets with othersWhile reviled as a people, the Roma of Eastern Europe are revered for their music.

Forced to Flee

A man in a sweaterAnthropologist Stephen Wooten was an eyewitness to a recent coup d'etat in Mali.

High-Performance Hub

The outside of a new buildingThe new Lewis Integrative Science Building sets the stage for a new era of UO research.


A man in a laboratoryMore than 400 awards were bestowed on College faculty, staff and students in 2011-12.