College of Arts and Sciences

Montage of AAAS fellows
November 20

Six UO faculty members are named as fellows in the AAAS

Alice Barkan, Bruce Blonigen, Judith Eisen, Julie Haack, Patrick Phillips and Monte Westerfield are cited
Fulbright logo
November 20

Three researchers get Fulbrights to research, teach abroad

Michael Fifield, Brian Klopotek and Thomas Payne are this year’s recipients
Mouth of the Colorado River at the Gulf of California in March 2017
November 16

UO-led research maps major shifts in Colorado River history

Becky Dorsey finds the river’s connection to the ocean was a punctuated affair played out over 2 million years
Keats Conley diving for tiny sea animals
November 15

Study shows how a tiny sea animal feeds itself, and the ocean

Scuba and high-speed video allow Keats Conley to capture new info about a creature she wasn’t seeking
People using cellphones
November 14

Researchers think cell phones might help prevent suicides

UO researchers use facial patterns, language and movement to track behavioral changes
Books in a tablet
November 13

New minor brings high-tech tools to the study of the humanities

Data visualization, digital publishing and digital mapping tools are revolutionizing the field
Caitlyn Sweat
November 10

Navy vet finds a new adventure as a student at the UO

After three years in the military, Caitlyn Sweat is now a student who helps other vets on campus
Jon Erlandson in kayak
November 10

The first Americans were seafarers, not hikers, paper says

Jon Erlandson believes the first humans in the Americas arrived by boat, not a Siberian land bridge
Illustration of self-driving cars
November 9

Oregon Quarterly asks the experts for tips on life in the future

Faculty scholars offer glimpses into the ways the world will change
Illustration of predicted protein evolutionary routes
November 6

A failed experiment may help explain a protein puzzle

An effort to predict protein evolution didn’t work as expected but still may benefit medicine

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