College of Arts and Sciences

Guatemalan women with handmade bags
August 7

Study finds microfinance can help, even if goals aren't met

Aid helps poor women, even when NGOs miss the mark on setting goals, Erin Beck finds
English professor Karen Ford
August 7

Provost announces interim dean for Clark Honors College

Humanities division dean Karen Ford will serve in the one-year appointment
Salps linked together in a chain
August 7

Researchers find that teamwork helps jellies jet around the ocean

UO marine biologist uses high-speed camera to study salps, a kind of jellyfish
A total solar eclipse
August 3

UO scientist will shed some light on the eclipse at pub talk

Astrophysicist Scott Fisher will break down the effects of a total solar eclipse Aug. 9
David Wineland working in a lab
August 1

Nobel laureate David Wineland joins UO physics department

He was honored in 2012 for his work applying quantum physics to computing
A SAIL science class
July 28

SAIL summer classes mix learning with inspiration

The program helps put middle and high school students on a path to college 
Lab scene
July 26

UO undergraduates receive awards for research excellence

Their work spanned biology, earth sciences, history, feminism and many other fields
Scene in a classroom
July 25

Science teachers go back to school to hone classroom skills

The Summer Institute for Scientific Teaching focuses on active learning classes
Paul Slovic at his desk
July 24

Slovic describes 'psychic numbing' in an interview with Vox

The UO psychology professor hopes his research will help change public behavior

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