College of Arts and Sciences

“Heroes From Another Earth,” staged by English professor Betsy Wheeler (below, left), featured superhero battles, interplanetary travel, and social critique. Photographs by Nic Walcott, BS ’16 (journalism), University Communications
July 6

Disability Studies Takes Center Stage

UO's Living Theater brings together students and community members with disabilities to create performances
For Oregon and generations of Ducks, Animal House has been regarded as a key part of UO culture, but the film also has a complicated history as both cinematic milestone and reputational millstone.
July 6

Animal House: Still Funny at Age 40?

National Lampoon's Animal House turns 40 this summer. Filmed at Oregon and popular with generations of Ducks, is the classic campus comedy showing its age? 
Super Intern: What it's like working for a giant in comic books? Marvel-ous!
July 6

Super Intern: Lauren Amaro at Marvel Comics

What’s it like working for a giant in comic books? Marvel-ous!
Pine Mountain Observatory
July 6

Girl Scouts to spend a week stargazing at Pine Mountain

10 young girls from nine states will camp in the forest and get a taste of astronomy and physics
Phil Washbourne
July 6

Pub talk will detail how zebrafish help autism research

In the lab of biologist Phil Washbourne, zebrafish are opening a new window on gene mutations
Native American students playing shinney
July 5

Early societies used games to prepare them for war, study finds

UO anthropologists dig through descriptions on early team sports to learn why they were played
UO physics professor Mike Raymer
July 4

UO researcher influences federal quantum physics legislation

Physics professor Michael Raymer is part of the effort to create a National Quantum Initiative
Gold nanoparticle illustration
July 2

Researchers find, and possibly fix, toxicity in nanomaterials

A change in mixing methods creates unexpected result, but a testing technique offers a solution
K-pop boy band BTS
June 27

K-pop could be America's next musical invasion, prof writes

Susanna Lim says the infectious pop from South Korea is catching on with mainstream listeners
Sukari, an adolescent female bonobo, shares a frozen treat with infant Amelia at the Columbus zoo
June 18

Study of bonobos finds that day care pays off for the babysitters

A study by UO anthropologist Klaree Boose sheds light on how bonobos prepare for adulthood

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