College of Arts and Sciences

Graphic of people communicating
October 24

New humanities initiative realigns programs to fit student needs

Led by Martha Bayless, the program helps students explore subject areas in tune with their interests
Professor Molly Westling in class
October 24

Oregon Humanities Center offers funding for teaching fellowships

The program lets faculty members create new or redesigned undergraduate courses
Brittany White at work synthesizing molecules
October 23

Teamwork leads UO chemists to a new kind of fluorescent dye

A doctoral student, postdoc and 3 professors use carbon nanohoops that could enhance medical imaging
Woman doing math on blackboard
October 23

UO Women in Mathematics chapter wins excellence award

The national organization recently awarded the campus group a Scientific Excellence Award
Tim Duy (left) and Bruce McCain
October 22

The economy continues to grow, but inequalities remain

The Oregon Economic Forum in Portland explored a variety of issues and solutions
Clockwise from lower left): Julie Sykes, Christopher Daradics, Mandy Gettler and Lisa Freinkel
October 18

UO experts to present new app combining tech and mindfulness

Four researchers will present the application at Mozilla's MozFest in London later this month
Helen Neville
October 15

UO’s Helen Neville, a leading brain scientist, passes at age 72

Neville helped bring neuroimaging and the Lewis Integrative Science Building to campus
Lauren Hallett's research site in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada in northern California
October 15

UO projects to look at climate stresses on West Coast rangeland

Lucas Silva and Lauren Hallett are exploring the effects of projected climate change on soil biology
Mireille Miller-Young, Emily A. Owens, Erica R. Edwards and Jennifer C. Nash
October 12

Black feminist speaker series to debut at the UO Oct. 19

Four speakers will visit this year to discuss topics including social justice, feminism and culture
MRI brain scan
October 12

Longtime UO supporters step up again, this time aiding science

Dave and Nancy Petrone's $500,000 donation will support the Presidential Science Initiative