College of Arts and Sciences

Diana Garvin
June 20

Presidential commitment LIFTs new language programs

Another round of funding will continue an effort to pioneer new ways of learning languages
View looking over Sitka, Alaska, and Mt. Edgecumbe from the Mount Verstovia trail
June 20

UO team aims to understand an Alaskan town’s landslide risk

Josh Roering is part of an NSF-funded initiative to study terrain conditions that threaten Sitka
Student writing on whiteboard
June 18

Couple gives $10 million to support biomedical data science

The gift from Mary and Tim Boyle will launch a new UO-OHSU initiative aimed at fighting cancer
Students at Foreign Language and International Studies Day at the UO
June 17

Linguists to gather on campus for an international conference

The Yamada Language Center and the Center for Applied Second Language Study are hosts
The UO emblem on Dads Gate
June 13

HECC approves UO resident undergrad tuition plan

Plan includes emergency funds for low-income students.
Archaeologist Scott Fitzpatrick with an example of rai on the island of Yap
June 11

UO team puts an ancient spin on a new digital currency

Two UO professors are exploring similarities between bitcoin and an ancient form of currency
Rock climbing
June 7

A new course asks why there ain't no mountain high enough

Geographies of Adventure looks at how pastimes like hiking and climbing have altered landscapes
Nanomia bijuga, a relative of jellyfish
June 6

Pub talk to dive into the idea of jellyfish-inspired submersibles

Biologist Kelly Sutherland thinks the way jellies swim could be a model for new underwater vehicles
Students in the Introduction to Entrepreneurship class
June 5

Innovation Beat: UO curriculum gets an innovation revamp

Also, UO celebrates its innovators; student startups push boundaries and invigorate their fields
Graduation scene
June 4

Ducks carve their own paths to graduation, and the future

Take a look at how seven Ducks managed their academic lives and prepared for the next ones

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