College of Arts and Sciences

Image of Emily Sylwestrak
November 7

New UO neuroscientist gets advisory role at Allen Institute

Emily Sylwestrak says the institute’s approach has helped guide her own research
Dinosaurs in forest
November 5

UO scientists uncover a rare Oregon dinosaur fossil

Dino bones are rarely found in Oregon, which was underwater for most of the dinosaur age
Professors in discussion
November 2

OHSU and UO joint research teams report progress, plans

Members of 10 teams working together met in Salem to discuss progress and next steps
Imaginary forest world
November 2

UO study finds healthy creativity in kids’ imaginary worlds

Studies led by Marjorie Taylor find children who invent parallel worlds often are strong storytellers
Collapsed buildings in Mexico after the 2017 Tehuantepec earthquake
October 29

UO professor talks mega-quakes with National Geographic

Diego Melgar talks about an earthquake in Mexico that fractured the surface of the earth
Performers and puppets
October 26

UO theater season opens with Broadway musical ‘Avenue Q’

Puppets and people re-create 'Sesame Street' for adults in this version of the Broadway play
Collapsed buildings in Mexico after the 2017 Tehuantepec earthquake
October 25

2017 Mexico quake came from unexpected location, study says

The strong earthquake defied models and raises new concerns, reports a team led by Diego Melgar
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