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Around the O: A boy’s mystery rock turns out to be a tooth from a mammoth
When her son Jeremiah pulled a weird-looking rock out of the creek behind her mother’s house, Megan Johnson was flummoxed.
Around the O: Fossil Hackathon: UO students catalog a huge collection
When former Newport harbor master Kent Gibson’s fossil collection had gotten out of hand, he knew exactly who to call: experts from UO.
Around the O: UO helps solve the Nehalem Beeswax Shipwreck mystery
Archaeologist and Museum of Natural and Cultural History research affiliate Scott Williams and his crew had 90 minutes to get in and out of a treacherous cave on the Oregon coast.
Around the O: Ukrainian scholar brings a touch of her homeland to the UO
Iryna Stavynska, a Fulbright scholar from Ukraine, is bringing some of the art and culture of her country to the UO.
Around the O: Researcher digs into grass and stems to study early Americans
Elizabeth Kallenbach is using cutting-edge tools to trace humanity’s use of native Oregon plants through 12 millennia of archaeological basketry and cordage.
Around the O: New data suggests a timeline for arrival of the first Americans
Humans may have arrived in North America earlier than once thought and encountered previously unrecognized challenges, according to new climate research from an interdisciplinary team that includes scientists from the University of Oregon.
Confronting the Racism of the Past
In the past few years, the conversation surrounding Oregon’s history with racism and discrimination has moved further into the cultural consciousness.
UO to host math and science events for children Feb. 25
The University of Oregon will host two STEM-forward events Feb. 25: the Eugene Youth Math Festival and the Central Western Oregon Science Expo.
Outliers and Outlaws
Firsthand accounts inspire a new exhibit about Eugene's lesbian history community from a generation ago.
Folklore and film studies for local tour guide and filmmaker
Daughter of So Latino Soul boutique owners and UofO student offers bilingual tours at Natural and Cultural History Museum.