College of Arts and Sciences

Jun Li
September 23

UO launches new center and gains federal cyber research recognition

Center for Cyber Security and Privacy to lead way as the UO becomes a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Research.
Richard Geiger (center) and the Dune Sciences team
September 9

Dune Sciences beats the stink with new treatment for athletic wear

DeFUNKit, which is close to commerical release, uses a coating of silver nanoparticles that keep sweaty clothes from getting smelly.
Kelly Sutherland of the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
September 1

UO-led research suggests underwater vehicles with jellyfish propulsion

OIMB's Kelly Sutherland and colleagues detail how a colonial jelly uses multiple jets to move and turn rapidly, especially when seeking food.
Anthropology professor Josh Snodgrass will direct a new Center for Undergraduate Excellence
August 31

Anthropologist Josh Snodgrass featured in faculty profile series

Snodgrass was one of the UO's outstanding faculty advisors last year and, in addition to teaching and research, helps young Ducks adjust to college life.
Pranjal Mehta
August 27

UO trio among 270 scientists who tried to replicate psychology studies

Massive collaboration reveals that fewer than half of findings from 100 studies in psychological science could be reproduced.
New discoveries could change our ideas about the ancient saber-toothed salmon
August 26

Edward Davis to give talk on new ideas about the saber-tooth salmon

Evidence from two almost-intact skulls may revolutionize our understanding of the saber-toothed salmon, an ancient Pacific Northwest species. 
UO psychology professor Sanjay Srivastava
August 25

Sanjay Srivastava talks emotions and likability in New York Magazine

The story discusses work by Srivastava and graduate student Allison Tackman that looks at the social costs of supressing one's emotions.
Jennifer Freyd
August 21

New survey on sexual climate suggests more awareness of services is needed

Preliminary findings of 2015 survey of UO students are delivered to international summit as the UO continues steps to address the issues.
The view looking out from Fort Rock Cave
August 21

Archaeologists to return to Oregon's Fort Rock Cave

Using advancements in technology, researchers hope to learn more about the cave's history and solidify early conclusions of Luther Cressman.
Robot submarine Sentry fitted with SyPRID samplers
August 14

Into the deep with OIMB

UO scientists Craig Young and Kirsten Meyer appear on The Jefferson Exchange to talk about dives off the U.S. East Coast and New Zealand.

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