College of Arts and Sciences

A Quran on display
June 8

Four UO profs get funding to explore early religions and texts

Recent grants, fellowships showcase the impressive research arm of the department
'Avenue 5' trailer
June 5

Looking for a summer read? Something new to watch?

UO faculty members weigh in on their favorite films, TV programs and books
Students doing research
June 5

UO professors earn mentorship awards for work with students

Melissa Baese-Berk, Yvonne Braun and Judith Raskin received this year's CURE awards
Bees on flower
June 5

Biology department bee cam creates an online buzz

Using a live YouTube feed, students can watch the Huestis Hall hive in real time
Biologist Karen Guillemin
June 3

Biologist pursues microbes in quest to unlock health secrets

Karen Guillemin wants to know how the microbiome works, both for and against us
Two sea otters
June 2

UO research explores how Native Americans used sea otters

Some traditional practices are being studied as the reintroduced mammals threaten fishing
Dan Tichenor
June 1

Dan Tichenor's classroom work draws Williams Fellowship

The political science professor brings students together from across disciplines
Collage of rehearsal scenes
May 29

'Hamlet' meets 'Walking Dead,' and even zombies adapt to virus

The stage production came back from the dead, but in a way the cast never imagined
Crowd of protestors with signs supporting law enforcement
May 27

A UO geographer looks back on the Malheur occupation

Peter Walker spent many weeks in Eastern Oregon as the drama unfolded
The Mauna Kea volcano
May 27

Study ties magma changes to quakes below quiet volcanoes

UO’s Amanda Thomas and colleagues make the discovery from data at Mauna Kea