College of Arts and Sciences

Nathan Harris (credit: Laurel Sager)
January 19

Nathan Harris and "The Sweetness of Water"

With a nudge from his creative writing professor, Nathan Harris authors a first novel of critical acclaim before turning 30
Hurdling The Pandemic
January 19

AK Ikwuakor Is Hurdling The Pandemic

Pandemic brings AK Ikwuakor, BS ’07 (sociology), personal clarity and professional opportunities
Kirstin Valdez Quade (credit: Holly Andres)
January 19

For "The Five Wounds," Four Words

Kirstin Valdez Quade, MFA ’09 (creative writing), is an award-winning novelist who is “profoundly grateful” for her UO education
Image of a broken scale with hearts at the weight denominations
January 19

OQ: Researcher touts a new way to think about health

The winter issue also covers product design, creative writing and learning 'Mighty Oregon'
Illustration of ciliated cells
January 18

Physics of cilia explain sperm’s successful swimming

Fluid flowing over the hairs helps them align in the same direction and propel sperm upwards
Grad student Checkers Marshall working in the Brozek lab
January 12

New nanocrystals put a tiny twist on useful materials

The nanoparticles could be used as surface coatings for filters or storing electric charge
Paul Slovic
January 11

Paul Slovic wins Bower Award for Achievement in Science

UO psychologist joins ranks of notable awardees including Marie Curie, Albert Einstein, and Nikola Tesla
Empty store shelves in North Vancouver, BC, Canada
January 5

Supply chain woes have precedent, UO economist says

UO prof Keaton Miller weighs in on why the supply chain is jammed, and what it’ll take to clear it up
Image of a fork in a highway with directional signs
January 3

Researchers predict rat behaviors from brain activity

The finding helps explain how brains link small actions into larger sequences
UO Symphony Orchestra
January 3

A new year means a new batch of campus arts, film and exhibits

Live events are back on tap, along with lots of online viewing and listening opportunities