College of Arts and Sciences

Image shows a baby looking at something with its mother
January 20

Quack Chats to explore what babies see in everyday life

Psychology professor Caitlin Fausey will describe three discoveries from her UO Learning Lab

Kelp growing under the Pacific Ocean near the Channel Islands
January 11

Erlandson's kelp highway featured in magazine story

Earth magazine explores present-day thinking by archaeologists about how and when the Americas were populated

Tom and Carol Williams
January 5

OQ: Tom and Carol Williams, reshaping undergrad education

The couple's gift has incubated 88 projects and awarded 30 Williams Fellowships

Ben Hansen
December 29

UO prof's work cited in stories on new marijuana research

Economist Ben Hansen is quoted in stories on traffic deaths and pot

Andrea Steiger working in the lab
December 29

A designer molecule offers new hope for damaged cells

Researchers in Michael Pluth's lab unveil a molecule that could someday counter oxidative stress

Young gulf pipefish with still-forming body armor and bones and cartilage stained in red and blue
December 22

UO team unspools the genome of a seahorse relative

Bill Cresko and other researchers created a blueprint other labs can follow

Associate professor Alisa Freedman
December 19

UO advisor receives one of her profession’s high honors

Alisa Freedman received an award of excellence for academic advising

image shows beta cell mass inside a developing zebrafish
December 19

A hunch to the gut: Researchers find possible link to diabetes

A UO graduate student's unexpected discovery could someday lead to new treatments

Roma refugees campaign for equality in Ireland, 2014.
December 16

Professor confronts the persecution faced by Roma people

Folklorist Carol Silverman has studied Roma culture and discrimination for years

Zebrafish in a tank
December 14

OQ: Boyle gift will help unwind the secrets of genetic codes

The $10 million investment is giving UO research a vital boost