College of Arts and Sciences

Students working with a camera.
June 12

Cinema studies to become a formal department

CAS will be the academic home for the department, with faculty also from SOJC
Kiara Kashuba working at a food bank
June 9

Table is set for the inaugural graduation of food studies minors

Eight undergraduate students will graduate this spring and summer with a minor in food studies, the first such degrees awarded in the program’s history.
Erlandson on the Channel Islands
June 8

Professor unearths new evidence of early human presence

The UO's Jon Erlandson found ancient stone tools on one of California's Channel Islands
Scene from the play 'Metamorphoses'
June 8

10 years later, gifts to Miller Theatre deliver dramatic changes

Gift-funded improvements now add up to better teaching, learning and production experiences
Geri Richmond
June 6

American Chemical Society gives top award to UO's Geri Richmond

The National Medal of Science winner will receive the 2018 Priestley Medal next March in New Orleans
Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen
June 2

Cascade: Students springboard from 'Portlandia' to pro

Ducks who worked on the set of the sketch comedy are landing film careers
Image shows two spinning black holes with properties like those found in the merger detected in January
June 1

LIGO's second run detects another merger of black holes

UO physics team again has an important role in the international effort to find gravitational waves and expand knowledge about the universe
Water pours through the collapsed main spillway at the Oroville Dam
May 26

Cascade landslides a bigger threat to dams than Cascadia

UO geologist Weldon says researchers are finding previously unknown fault lines that could pose problems for the region's dams
UO journalism professor Alex Tizon
May 25

Journalism professor's final story lands on magazine cover

Alex Tizon wrote about a family secret in a story chosen on the day he died for display on The Atlantic's cover
Robert Schofield
May 23

Seven faculty members earn 2017 Research Excellence Awards

Researchers in biology, math, physics and psychology will be honored

Pages