College of Arts and Sciences

Oily water at remediation site
April 19

Symposium looks at using microbes to clean up contamination

Known as bioremediation, the approach holds promise for cleaning up polluted sites
Computer screens in a lab
April 19

Public talk will tie aging research to the Knight Campus

Patrick Phillips will tackle our desires to cheat death and live longer May 9 at Eugene's Shedd Institute
Image from a liquor store with an inset of Oregon's required signage that warns women to avoid alcohol while pregnant
April 18

Warning labels about drinking while pregnant are working

Signs in a Eugene grocery store prompted a budding UO health economist to ask if such warnings were a policy that is working
Installing an earthquake sensor
April 11

Oregon and Washington are now in real time with ShakeAlert

EWEB begins installing seismic sensors as the UO works to fine-tune detection of earthquake activity
UO sociology professor Jill Ann Harrison
April 7

From shrimp to world trade, UO prof talks globalization research

Sociology professor Jill Ann Harrison discusses Louisiana shrimping and world trade on 'UO Today'
A black girl playing with a doll
April 7

Documentary 'Black Girl In Suburbia' to be screened April 13

The award-winning film depicts the life of black girls growing up in white communities
Ice in a fjord near a Greenland town
April 7

UO takes ice research to Eugene middle school students

Full day of activity at the Arts & Technology Academy featured two UO scientists and students involved in the UO's STEM CORE program
Professor Julie Sykes talking with students
April 7

Resident faculty member builds bridges among students

Living in the Global Scholars Hall, professor Julie Sykes and her family connect with students in new ways
Stock image portrays a connected network of people with an individual brain illuminated as a symbol for sociology and group interaction
April 6

Regional sociology gathering puts focus on UO psychologist

Issues related to institutional betrayal, a field of research pioneered by Jennifer Freyd, are under the spotlight of a conference in Portland
Bootprint on lunar surface
April 6

UO linguist will explore Neil Armstrong's missing moon letter

Melissa Baese-Berk will talk about speech and perception at the next Quack Chat

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