College of Arts and Sciences

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
Geri Richmond
June 6

American Chemical Society gives top award to UO's Geri Richmond

The National Medal of Science winner will receive the 2018 Priestley Medal next March in New Orleans
Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen
June 2

Cascade: Students springboard from 'Portlandia' to pro

Ducks who worked on the set of the sketch comedy are landing film careers
Image shows two spinning black holes with properties like those found in the merger detected in January
June 1

LIGO's second run detects another merger of black holes

UO physics team again has an important role in the international effort to find gravitational waves and expand knowledge about the universe
Water pours through the collapsed main spillway at the Oroville Dam
May 26

Cascade landslides a bigger threat to dams than Cascadia

UO geologist Weldon says researchers are finding previously unknown fault lines that could pose problems for the region's dams
UO journalism professor Alex Tizon
May 25

Journalism professor's final story lands on magazine cover

Alex Tizon wrote about a family secret in a story chosen on the day he died for display on The Atlantic's cover
Robert Schofield
May 23

Seven faculty members earn 2017 Research Excellence Awards

Researchers in biology, math, physics and psychology will be honored
David Wineland in lab
May 23

Nobel winner to talk cats, computers and quantum physics

Physicist David Wineland will discuss the future of quantum computing
C.J. Pascoe
May 22

Campus talk will look at trends in gender-based bullying

Professor C. J. Pascoe will discuss homophobic harassment and whether it's declining
Cris Niell
May 19

Research on mindfulness and mice featured in New York Times

Work by UO neuroscientist Cris Niell explores how meditation affects health

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