College of Arts and Sciences

Lab scene
August 27

UO workshop can help graduate students get NSF grants

Writing workshop helps students apply for the National Science Foundation’s research grant
Huestis Hall
August 24

UO to seek $54M from the state to renovate Huestis Hall

The project is the university's top priority for the 2019 Legislature and will update a key building
SAIL students in Johnson Hall
August 23

SAIL launches 500 students on a course toward college

The UO summer program gives young students a taste of campus life and puts college in reach
Cross section of fruit fly ventral cord showing motor neurons that respond to a wasp
August 22

Research solves the mystery of how fruit flies avoid danger

Chris Doe’s UO lab has mapped the neurons responsible for the insects' rapid direction changes
UO biologist Monte Westerfield
August 7

UO research funding rose to $121.9 million in last fiscal year

Fueled by new hiring initiatives, the university saw a 5 percent uptick in research activity
Storm waves hitting Lummi Island in 2016
August 1

Report on Washington’s sea level rise gets boost from UO data

The UO's Ray Weldon and Tyler Newton use GPS and other data to enhance the projections
DaHyun Kim
July 30

Duck grad rises above adversity to help others do the same

DaHyun Kim left South Korea not knowing which path to take; now she helps North Korea defectors
Zebrafish interacting
July 27

New discovery in zebrafish could one day aid autism research

Interfering with certain neurons in the fish causes an autism-like breakdown in social interactions
Graphic shows the study area in the Pacific Northwest
July 25

Research sheds new light on tensions along Cascadia fault

Seismometers help UO team spot anomalies that may explain differences in the fault zone
Sea pickles on the beach at Nehalem State Park in December 2016
July 20

Sea pickles are settling into the Pacific Northwest

The region’s fishing industry and food webs are being affected as pyrosomes extend their range

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