News

April 29, 2024
Faculty members in the College of Arts and Sciences were among the 15 University of Oregon scholars to receive award money from the Faculty Research Awards, provided by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation.
November 2, 2023
ECONOMICS - A column in the Nov. 3 edition of the Wall Street Journal features work by University of Oregon Department of Economics Assistant Professor Woan Foong Wong. Wong's study explores that more goods are traveling greater distances than ever before.
September 26, 2023
ECONOMICS - The University of Oregon jumped to a tie for 98th in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings for best national universities. The College of Arts and Sciences landed at 71st in computer science, 88th in economics and 51st in psychology.
September 11, 2023
ECONOMICS - The department's undergraduate and master's degrees in economics are now designated as STEM degrees.
August 2, 2023
ECONOMICS - A new economics study by Kathleen Mullen, associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, suggests workers would trade wages for benefits, such as working from home, having schedule flexibility, taking paid time off — and more.
July 12, 2023
ECONOMICS - University of Oregon Economics PhD student Giorgi Nikolaishvili named one of three 2023 Community Banking Research Conference Emerging Scholars.
July 6, 2023
ECONOMICS - Doctoral candidate Kyutaro Matsuzawa was awarded the departmental award Best Field Paper for an article that explores the effect of DUI checkpoints on reducing drunk driving.
June 12, 2023
ECONOMICS - Thet 2023 Best First-Year Economics Performance award goes to David Hall, University of Oregon economics PhD student
June 12, 2023
ECONOMICS - University of Oregon PhD student Connor Mulholland awarded annual departmental Dale Underwood Outstanding Graduate Student Scholarship.
May 31, 2023
ECONOMICS - People are living longer and birth rates are declining, and that could hamper growth of the U.S. gross domestic product, the monetary sum of goods and services, according to an April 2023 paper published in American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics. University of Oregon Associate Professor and Petrone Chair of Economics Kathleen Mullen is a co-author of the study.
January 31, 2023
ECONOMICS, PHYSICS - Two University of Oregon faculty members have been named 2022 fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), joining 508 other newly elected members whose work has distinguished them in the science community and beyond.
July 4, 2022
DATA SCIENCE, BIOLOGY, ECONOMICS - The Data Science Initiative graduated their first group of undergraduates. Seven undergraduate data science students walked the stage this spring to collect their diplomas, an exciting moment for the university’s new data science degree program.
April 6, 2022
ECONOMICS - I start the hike with false urgency, excited after hours in the car. It is late fall and snowing, which I am not expecting. I watch the flakes melt into my clothes. “Cotton kills,” they say, because it won’t keep you warm when wet—but here I am, in jeans.
January 5, 2022
ECONOMICS - There’s been a lot of talk about problems with the supply chain during the pandemic, but the factors for its logjam were in place well before COVID-19 hit, according to UO economist Keaton Miller.
September 9, 2021
Twenty outstanding faculty members, the most since 2007, have been selected for the sought-after Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards for the 2021-22 academic year. The fund is designed to reward, recognize and retain world-class teaching and research at the UO.