OPB | June 07, 2016
We talk to writer Lindy West about her new memoir called "Shrill," and University of Oregon president Michael Schill fills us in on his first year on the job.
OPB | June 01, 2016
We get an update on the controversy over lead in the water at Portland Public Schools. The Department of Environmental Quality joins us to discuss air quality monitoring. We also check in with the President of Portland State University, and learn about what could be the most contentious issue on Oregon's November ballot.
OPB | March 07, 2016
We hear about rallies held around the country yesterday in honor of LaVoy Finicum. We head out to the eastern edge of Multnomah County to see how housed and unhoused neighbors co-exist.
OPB | Feb. 24, 2016
We talk to Portland mayoral candidate Jules Bailey. And we hear about new University of Oregon research into the role of emotional support in healing concussions.
OPB | Feb. 10, 2016
We hear about legislative attempts to increase access to affordable housing in Oregon. The ACLU of Oregon explains its defense of one of the people arrested in connection with the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. Then we talk to a University of Oregon professor who is trying to preserve Yemen's cultural history as the country descends further into war.
OPB | Oct. 08, 2015
Researchers at Portland State University say they may have discovered a cure for one of the world's most severe public health problems.
OPB | Sept. 15, 2015
Oregon is one of the least affordable states for childcare. We'll learn why that is, how it affects us, and what can be done about it.
OPB | Aug. 19, 2015
Could the key to understanding North America's earliest inhabitants lie off of the Oregon coast?
OPB | Aug. 05, 2015
The University of Oregon has settled the lawsuit brought by a student who alleged she was raped by three college basketball players.
OPB | Aug. 03, 2015
University of Oregon professor Richard Taylor and his collaborator Simon Brown recently patented a new technology that could restore vision to the blind - and that's just the tip of the iceberg.
OPB | July 15, 2015
Supporters and opponents of Oregon State University's campus in Bend, OSU-Cascades, discussed the incoming branch Tuesday night.
OPB | May 06, 2015
A University of Portland professor studied accounting's role in perpetuating the Holocaust.
OPB | April 13, 2015
Richard Taylor, a University of Oregon physics professor, uses computers to determine the authenticity of Jackson Pollock paintings.
OPB | April 06, 2015
Medical school programs around the country lack an exercise curriculum according to an Oregon State University study.
OPB | March 18, 2015
MONDAY: The 'Rooney Rule' requires public universities in Oregon to interview at least one minority candidate when hiring for coaching positions. Some advocates think think the state needs to monitor compliance.
OPB | Feb. 25, 2015
WEDNESDAY: The University of Oregon is receiving national attention for its decision to sue an alleged rape victim.
OPB | Feb. 20, 2015
FRIDAY: Thomas Gazzola, a professor at Washington State University Vancouver, competed in MIT's annual puzzle challenge.
OPB | Jan. 29, 2015
THURSDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
OPB | Jan. 26, 2015
MONDAY: The University of Oregon has demanded the return of 22,000 pages of documents that were obtained by an unnamed professor who has so far refused to give them back.
OPB | Jan. 08, 2015
THURSDAY: The University of Oregon education professor Yong Zhao's latest book, "Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Dragon?" is a critique of the Chinese education system.