College of Arts and Sciences

Amerigo Vespucci
February 20

Romance languages professor awarded humanities grant

Nathalie Hester will continue her research on the influence of Baroque Italy on the Americas
Walidah Imarisha
February 20

Writer, activist and educator Walidah Imarisha sets campus visit

The former Springfield resident will discuss 'Why Aren’t There More Black People in Oregon?'
February 20

CHC alum Jeff Whitty finds his Oscar nomination nicely timed

The Tony-winning UO grad is now up for an Academy Award for 'Can You Ever Forgive Me?'
Billboard with Oscar statuettes
February 20

Five Ducks have a chance to collect Oscars on awards night

Jeff Whitty, Skye Fitzgerald and Sam Elliott, all with UO ties, are nominated for Academy Awards
Students in a large university lecture hall
February 18

Adding group activities to large lectures shows promising results

Mark Van Ryzin recruited teachers who offered their courses as a test bed for cooperative learning
Greg Retallack on site of mammoth footprints
February 14

Pub talk will explore Oregon’s dinosaurs and mammoths

Field trips in Eastern Oregon led by Greg Retallack helped put dinosaurs into the state’s past
Darren Johnson at work in his Universitiy of Oregon lab
February 13

Inventors group puts UO chemist in first class of senior members

Darren Johnson is among 66 inventors chosen for efforts to move research into real-world uses
'The Bathroom Heater at Franziska’s House #1' by Jessica Park
February 13

A new history of autism traces the diagnosis of a disability

A project by UO historian Ellen Herman tracks the scientific and public evolution of the condition
Stan Micklavzina teaching a class
February 6

His magnetic physics classes attract an honorary doctorate

Sweden's Lund University salutes the UO's Stanley Micklavzina, a renowned science demonstrator
Map showing wolf movements
February 1

Yellowstone atlas designer will delve into what makes good maps

Geographer Jim Meacham has helped produce breakthrough, award-winning maps and atlases