College of Arts and Sciences

Paul Slovic at his desk
June 28

OQ: Research that gets to the heart of compassion

The UO's Paul Slovic is a leading expert on what does, and does not, drive human compassion
How streams of dark matter may appear around bright objects in space
June 22

UO theorists hope to shine some light on dark matter

Experiments based mostly on the Standard Model have not yet produced anticipated discoveries
C.J. Pascoe
June 21

Uber's corporate problems illustrate gender inequality issues

Sociologist C.J. Pascoe discusses the difficulty of changing male-dominated corporate culture
Researcher holding culture dish
June 20

How growing human organs in a lab could be a boon to research

A campus talk June 25 will delve into ethics as well as science
Pacific Ocean
June 15

A UO grad student is on the trail of a weird jellyfish invasion

Researchers from NOAA and the UO are trying to understand increasing numbers of tubular pyrosomes that are disrupting coastal fishing operations
James Ivory
June 14

Filmmaker James Ivory to speak at cinema studies graduation

The award-winning director spoke to the first-ever class of cinema studies graduates in 2011
Students working with a camera.
June 12

Cinema studies to become a formal department

CAS will be the academic home for the department, with faculty also from SOJC
Kiara Kashuba working at a food bank
June 9

Table is set for the inaugural graduation of food studies minors

Eight undergraduate students will graduate this spring and summer with a minor in food studies, the first such degrees awarded in the program’s history.
Erlandson on the Channel Islands
June 8

Professor unearths new evidence of early human presence

The UO's Jon Erlandson found ancient stone tools on one of California's Channel Islands
Scene from the play 'Metamorphoses'
June 8

10 years later, gifts to Miller Theatre deliver dramatic changes

Gift-funded improvements now add up to better teaching, learning and production experiences