College of Arts and Sciences

Alec Cowan studied Michi Yasui Ando, a 1940s English student whose life was disrupted by the internment of Japanese Americans. She provided the inspiration for a statue in Eugene memorializing victims of the action. Photo by Dustin Whitaker
October 3

English as Weapon, English as Sanctuary

A study of Japanese internment in Oregon details a nation’s fear and a girl’s plight during World War II
October 3

German-Theater Student Explores Kafka and Immigration

German-theater student recasts The Trial to examine human rights
The multifaceted history of Portland’s Morningside mental health facility intrigued student researchers.
October 3

Students in Global Health Examine Portland Institution

Foray into mental illness shifts to problems at a Portland institution
Despite being captivated by the Oxford English Dictionary as a child, Baese-Berk didn't realize her calling as a linguistics scholar until college. Photo by Nic Walcott, University Communications
October 3

Profile: Melissa Baese-Berk, Associate Professor of Linguistics

Associate professor of linguistics discusses undergraduate research, the Apollo 11 mission, and the Oxford English Dictionary
Wong created Oregon Medical Brigades, a service program that sends UO students to Panama to set up medical clinics for needy communities, with his roommate after a spring break service trip to Honduras during his freshman year. Photo by Steve Smith
October 3

Epic Journey: Austin Wong and Health Care

Challenging path through undergraduate research ends with career in health care
Lucy Gubbins, BA '12 (linguistics), helped kick-start the Oregon Undergraduate Research Journal. Now she helps RevZilla understand its customers. Photo by Roy Kim
October 3

Lucy Gubbins and the Language of Retail

Experience and skills from undergraduate linguistic research translate for seller of motorcycle gear
Girl drinking from water bottle
October 2

Prof awarded more than $12 million to study children's health

Leslie Leve and others join ambitious NIH project on environmental exposure and health
Diver in lab getting exam
October 1

Clues to breathing disorders may lie just under the ocean surface

The UO's Andrew Lovering will return to Croatia to continue a study on the effects of free diving
Kids at a science camp
September 26

UO and SPICE to host annual fall Science Open House

The event is a chance for youngsters to build their interest in science and learn about college
Aerial view of campus
September 25

Provost taps Bruce Blonigen to serve as interim CAS dean

Humanities divisional dean Karen Ford will become senior divisional dean of the college

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