College of Arts and Sciences

John Postlethwait
August 3

UO biologist is in NY Times story and video about project in Alaska

John Postlethwait is studying genes of fish contaminated by PCBs in an effort to help native populations exposed to toxins left at the end of the Cold War.
July 30

Team Duckling aims to excite kids about science

Free activities at Saturday Market give kids a chance to have fun at 'Science of Sound' booth.
Map shows locations of seismic sensors in Oregon
July 29

UO's role in boosting earthquake monitoring gets help from USGS funds

Newly announced funding will bring the UO a project manager/field engineer to help establish and monitor sensors around Oregon.
Graphic shows types of earthquakes that occur in the Pacific Northwest
July 29

UO to host public earthquake forum to discuss 'The Really Big One'

Panel of experts will detail Pacific Northwest earthquakes, potential risks and readiness — and answer questions — on Aug. 6.
Richard Taylor
July 28

Patent granted for UO-led effort on fractal-based nerve connections

Award-winning concept by UO physicist Richard Taylor envisions electronic implants that match up with specific neurons.
Image shows drawing of zebrafish and a view of its gut
July 25

Three-day META symposium, workshop will blend biology and philosophy

The event will focus on microbe and host interaction, but it will also delve into the philosophy of microbiology.
Newly found sabertooth salmon fossil
July 24

New ways to ‘Explore Oregon’ at the Museum of Natural and Cultural History

Improved technology, new videos, and rare fossils await visitors to the natural history exhibit.
Joe Lowndes
July 23

Professor Joe Lowndes talks politics on MSNBC's 'Nerding Out'

The UO political science professor appeared on three segments of the program from its studio in New York City.
G.Z. Brown
July 22

Air quality in Portland and Bend homes to be studied under EPA grant

UO, Oregon Research Institute and Clean Energy Works Oregon will focus on homes that are implementing major weatherization projects.
UO philosophy professor Naomi Zack
July 22

Naomi Zack's new book on race and privilege featured in IHE review

The review by Scott McLemee at Inside Higher Ed says Zack approaches the concept of justice by examining what constitutes injustice.

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