Transparent Zebrafish in water

Unwind the Strands, Unlock the Secrets

A $10 million gift from Columbia Sportswear founder Tim Boyle and his wife, Mary, gives the UO’s genetic research labs a vital boost.

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Three 2016 grads, who all received support from scholarships, share their stories of college and beyond.

“This is a seminal moment for the University of Oregon, an inflection point that will shape the trajectory of the university for the next century and beyond.”

—Michael H. Schill

Working with crewmates, Claire Getz assembled massive earthquake-sensor instruments that had to be hoisted and released overboard in specific locations at 20-minute intervals.

UO tests a new device that finds sunshine on cloudy days. The data will help guide the construction of new energy-efficient buildings or systems that make use of solar power.

Researchers in the UO lab of chemist Michael Pluth are part of a global battle against oxidative stress in the human body.