College of Arts and Sciences

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
Oregon State Peniteniary
July 12

Russian lit moves behind bars in UO's Inside-Out program

English professor Steven Shankman brings UO students into prison to learn with inmates
A view of El Capitan in California's Yosemite National Park
July 10

Research: El Capitan holds the history of volcanic plumbing

Leif Karlstrom says the California landmark provides helps show why a lot of magma stays underground
Image shows Madonna Moss in a field behind camas seed pods and blue flowers
June 29

UO graduate students get a taste of Native camas cooking

Anthropologist Madonna Moss takes students through the harvest and roasting of camas in a course that helped her prepare for a new fall course
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

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