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Gratitude is having a moment.

For centuries, the humble concept of gratitude—the cornerstone of the world’s major religions—was overlooked by psychologists and scientists, until recently.

If you hear a symphony of voices echoing off the walls and smell the sweet aroma of syrup and home-cooked pancakes, it must be Sunday at Kalapuya Ilihi residence hall, where Debra Thompson—known to students as Dr.

What will the future of scientific impact look like?

I was born with the travel bug. I assume it’s a byproduct of my mom, who first snuck under her parents’ noses and traveled to Europe in high school with a friend, claiming it was a school trip, and then did a stint as a traveling nurse.

Sociologists who study human behavior patterns are calling them the Millennials—the Americans born between 1980 and 1995. They are a generation of technically savvy, multicultural multitaskers who can field an e-mail, talk on the phone, and listen to music all at the same time.

The UO offers a plan for new governance and financial models to improve student access and stabilize funding.

At the end of their tenure as president, those who’ve held the Associated Students of the University of Oregon’s highest-ranking position don’t get to build a library and retire to a life of leisure and occasional diplomacy.

Summer drought in the Pacific Northwest had finally succumbed to blessed rain. Salmon swished upstream, moss became turgid and green, and fungi burst from wet forest duff. The frenetic dampness of fall conjured Freudian notions of returning to the wet paradise of the womb.

In the graduate student lounge in Susan Campbell Hall, a group of about 30 people watches performers act out a scenario in which one student makes insensitive remarks about another’s weight and appearance. “It took a lot of guts to post those photos from Halloween,” an actor says.

Within hours of the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College last October, four members of the University of Oregon’s Incident Management Team arrived on the UCC campus in Roseburg, about 65 miles south of Eugene.


What can tunes and the tasty treats tell us about making good experiences better?

Thousands of Velella velella, jellyfish relatives, washed ashore on Oregon beaches in April, and now are littering beaches in New Zealand.

Alumnus Edgardo Simone is a successful composer and orchestrator of Hollywood blockbusters, including the Spider-Man and Men in Black franchises