University of Oregon

Unparalleled Career Comes to a Close for Cheserek

<b>EUGENE, Ore.</b> – King Ches has run his last collegiate race in an Oregon singlet. <br>Edward Cheserek, the winningest runner in NCAA history, will not run …

Track & Field

Of Mice and Mindfulness

Mice do not, so far as we know, practice meditation. But in order to study how that activity affects human brains at the cellular level, researchers at the University of Oregon managed to put murine brains into a somewhat equivalent state. Their experiments, reported in March in the Proceedings of …

The Brain

Frat charged for damaging national forest during hazing

SAN FRANCISCO — Federal authorities have charged a fraternity at California State University, Chico with illegally cutting down dozens of trees in a …

Crime

Here’s How FDR Explained Making Electricity Public

When electric power first started becoming available in the 1890s, people bought it from small private companies that sprang up around the country.<p>In …

Fascism

IAAF to rule on dozens of Russian ‘neutral’ cases next week

U.S. Olympic Alpine skier <b>Laurenne Ross</b> is reminded every time she looks into a mirror. Of that crash 19 years ago.<p>“My cheek was basically torn off of …

Olympics

Tuition hikes on the horizon for Oregon college students (Column)

A state board's denial of an 8.4-percent tuition increase may be a short-lived victory for Portland State University students.<p>PSU President Wim …

Education

#DucksGive 2017

<b>484 Donors for 484 Student-Athletes!</b><p>Help us reach our goal today: <i>484 for 484:</i> one donor to represent each of Oregon’s 484 student-athletes. Gifts of …

Ashton Easton

URI, basketball coach agree to contract extension

The University of Rhode Island and its men's basketball coach have agreed to extend his contract.<p>The Kingston school said Tuesday that Dan Hurley …

Sports

The Power Of Pictures And The Effect A Photo Can Have

Conventional wisdom maintains that images hold “power” to sway public opinion, to move us to action and to ultimately “change history.”<p>In early …

Oregon

This Year’s College-Bound Essayists and Their ‘Beautiful Contradictions’

The innkeepers and the guests. The owners and the housekeepers. The urban and the rural. The studious and the watchers of cat videos. And finally (and memorably), Mac versus Dell.<p>This year’s crop of college application essays about money, work and social class come from teenage writers who toe the …

Sociology

Oregon, Portland State Search For Options After Tuition Hikes Rejected

University of Oregon and Portland State University needed five votes from the eight voting members of the Higher Education Coordinating Commission to …

Education

Maggie Balint enters in a jam and exits as the espnW softball player of the week

Runners on second and third. No outs in extra innings. The reigning ACC player of the year in the batter's box days after she hit a walk-off home run …

College & University

Life at small-market newspapers: A survey of over 400 journalists

Image: iwishmynamewasmarsha/Flickr.<p>Small-market newspapers constitute the majority of newspapers in the United States. What is it like to work at …

Journalism

Who's Cashing in on California Oil Drilling?

Opening up California's coastal waters for oil drilling will be a boon for some Trump associates and supporters.

Oil

A Wheelchair Won’t Prevent This Young Woman From Traveling the Globe

<b>ALYSIA KEZERIAN IS IN AN ELEVATOR AT THE EIFFEL TOWER</b>, <b></b>on her way to the top of Paris’s most iconic monument. She’s visiting from Vienna, Austria, …

Disability

Is NSF feeling the Trump effect on clean energy?

Agency’s oversight board fears offending new administration with an analysis in its statistical compendium

Clean Energy

Casey Martin is making his second act even better than his first

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Practice was nearly finished at Shadow Hills Golf Course on Thursday afternoon. A severe thunderstorm was rumbling north from Eugene toward the driving range and putting greens occupied by the University of Oregon men’s golf team. The sooner the team finished their putting …

Golf

Why America's Public Media Can't Do Its Job

<i>By Christopher Chávez, University of Oregon</i><p>When the Trump administration released its proposed budget in March, it suggested eliminating federal funding for the Corporation of Public Broadcasting (CPB).<p>“Can we really continue to ask a coal miner in West Virginia or a single mom in Detroit to pay …

Media Industry

Keeping Track: Where area stars meet their future

05/05/2017 updated 4 minutes ago<p><b>By Tim Clinton<br>SPORTS EDITOR</b><p><b>Hellinger pitching at Gonzaga</b><p>West Seattle graduate Sam Hellinger is now a senior …

Oregon

Kipchoge Misses Breaking 2-Hour Marathon Mark by 25 Seconds - Bloomberg

Kenyan long-distance runner Eliud Kipchoge ran a marathon on Saturday in 2 hours and 25 seconds, about 2 1/2 minutes faster than the current world …

Marathons

License to Speak

The state of Oregon is abusing its authority to regulate professional services to silence its critics.<p>Nearly 20 years ago, a man in Oregon found himself threatened with 98 years in prison for testifying against a proposed gravel mine.<p>It took a team of pro bono lawyers—including me—to convince a …

Sociology

You Produce a Microbial Cloud That Can Act Like an Invisible Fingerprint

The unique cloud follows you wherever you go—and could ID you in a crowd<br>Like Pigpen's dusty haze or Olaf's personal flurry, each of us is surrounded …

Microbiome

It's Nike Versus Adidas in Race to Break a Two-Hour Marathon - Bloomberg

This weekend at a racetrack in Monza, Italy, three of the world’s fastest athletes will put on Nike’s new high-tech running shoes and try to finish a …

Marathons

It's Nike Versus Adidas in Race to Break a Two-Hour Marathon

Most Popular<p>This weekend at a racetrack in Monza, Italy, three of the world's fastest athletes will put on Nike's new high-tech running shoes and try …

Marathons

UO Libraries Joins HathiTrust | UO Libraries

The University of Oregon has become the newest member of HathiTrust, a partnership of major academic and research libraries collaborating in an …

Oregon

The 8 most beautiful new libraries in the world

The main branch of the Boston Public Library got a serious redesign over the last year.<p><i>Bruce T Martin</i><p><i>Architects: William Rawn Associates</i><p>What was once …

Libraries

2017 Division I Men's Golf championships team and individual selections

<b>INDIANAPOLIS --</b> The NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Committee has selected the teams and individuals to participate in the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf …

College & University

Athletics: Experts divided over chances of sub-two hour marathon

(Reuters) - Nike's "Breaking-2" attempt in Italy this weekend might not produce a sub-two hour marathon, but it will probably lead to a world best time, three exercise physiology experts have told Reuters.<p>Assuming conditions are conducive to fast running - cool and not too windy - all three predict …

Sports

Experts divided over chances of sub-two hour marathon

Nike's "Breaking-2" attempt in Italy this weekend might not produce a sub-two hour marathon, but it will probably lead to a world best time, three exercise physiology experts have told Reuters.<p>Assuming conditions are conducive to fast running - cool and not too windy - all three predict a time …

Marathons

BREAKING: Elijah Brown Transfers to Oregon

Former New Mexico guard Elijah Brown will transfer to the University of Oregon. Late Sunday night, the senior guard made his decision. This move …

College Basketball