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

Ethnic studies major Abel Cerros is deciphering historical documents that are more than 500 years old

Professor Greg Retallack's UO team says that soils were alive long before trees or lichens evolved.

While studying soils on Hecate Island, doctoral student Kira Hoffman spotted a fire-scarred cedar tree that led to an interesting discovery.