scientist examines magma flow

UO scientists are among a group whose latest field work suggests ongoing volcanic eruptions may threaten Iceland’s most densely populated region and vital infrastructure.  “Nature is never regular,” says Ilya Bindeman, a UO volcanologist and earth sciences professor. “We don't know how long and how frequently it will continue for the next ten or even hundred years.” (Photo: Valentin Troll, Uppsala University)

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Athletics may be in the spotlight, but the UO’s August 2 move to the Big Ten conference promises academic gain, too, as the university aligns with seventeen of the country’s top schools. In the summer 2024 issue you’ll learn about our new conference matesstudent summer adventures, new scientific work in the field of aging, and the roots of one of the towering assets of the Eugene campus—trees!

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From Arafat to the Dalai Lama, Alum Shielded Leaders

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Four UO researchers win NSF awards for early career faculty

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Oregon Bach Festival is ready to soar with ‘Ascending Voices’

The annual celebration of classical and modern music opens June 28 and runs through July 14

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UO launches Oregon150 Initiative for student success and growth

The $500M campaign will boost research, scholarships, career prep and building improvements

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Calling the classes of 1998–2000: Mark your calendars for October 25–26, 2024, to celebrate the first-ever 25th reunion on the Eugene campus. Visit the UO Alumni Association online to learn more! Registration opens in July 2024.

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