Academics and Research
University of Oregon students and faculty are taking full advantage of the World Athletics Championships Oregon22, catalyzing research that benefits our quality of life and launching careers in areas such as sports business, product design, and human performance.
More than 100 people including university faculty and students, supporters of Women in Flight and leaders of national track and field federations from around the globe took part in a recent forum that called on themselves and other decision-makers to work on addressing the issue of gender inequity among the top levels of the sport.
The effort, which aims to address the lack of women and under-represented communities in the sport’s leadership positions, will get underway with a forum July 19.
Students in the School of Journalism and Communication are taking advantage of the sports media opportunity with the World Athletic Championships Oregon22.
Students in the School of Journalism and Communication’s motion graphics course competed to have their work seen by the world in a 30-second opening title sequence for the World Athletics Championships Oregon22.
In the School of Journalism and Communication’s Track Bureau class, students go from novice to expert in track and field reporting, culminating in live coverage of the World Athletics Championships Oregon22.
With the help of alumni, School of Journalism and Communication students created a series of short documentaries for international media while enhancing their skills ahead of the World Athletics Championships Oregon22.
Allen Hall, home of the School of Journalism and Communication, will operate as a touchdown space for World Athletics Championships Oregon22 attendees and international media covering the event.
The University of Oregon has assigned a student envoy to each of the 200-plus delegations visiting from around the world for the World Athletics Championships Oregon22.
The Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance at Oregon is fast-tracking scientific discoveries into new treatments, technologies and training protocols.
New sensors at Hayward Field will help UO researchers and event organizers better understand and prepare for issues like wildfire smoke.