College of Arts and Sciences

UO science lab
June 12

CAS deans: UO science programs see success, face challenges

The College of Arts and Sciences will need to address growing enrollment, retiring faculty and dispersed facilities as it looks to the future.
Michael Harms
June 11

UO biochemist Harms wins early career award from Pew Charitable Trust

The award, Harms says, will 'jumpstart some really cool science' in his quest to understand the evolution of a key protein in the immune system.
June 9

Leadership transition at Lundquist; searches to begin for deans and VP

Dean Kees de Kluyver has prepared the Lundquist College of Business for growth and continued excellence.
UO undergraduate Ben Blue
June 4

UO undergraduate receives prestigious conference travel award

Ben Blue will attend an international conference devoted to research using the C. elegans nematode.
College of Arts and Sciences word cloud
June 4

GenEd Renaissance, Episode II: The redesign continues

Seven new projects funded as part of the effort to redesign the general education core curriculum.
Oil-marred Santa Barbara beach on first day of spill
June 4

UO's Erlandson answers plea from California's Chumash Indians

His earlier experience on the Exxon-Valdez oil spill came back into play when another spill threatened archaeological sites near Santa Barbara.
Shannon Boettcher
June 3

UO's Boettcher wins Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award

The UO chemist will use the funds to enhance his research on solar water splitting technology.
Latino Roots Celebration
June 1

Latino Roots Celebration to showcase student films on immigration experience

Several student-produced documentaries will be shown, and speakers will discuss the contributions of Latino immigrants.
Shannon Boettcher
May 26

Clusters hiring launches with focus on basic and applied sciences

National leading researchers are being recruited to help boost the UO's leadership in areas seen as critical to emerging scientific challenges.
Katherine Pears and Phillip Fisher
May 19

Joint study suggests ways to help foster kids cope with school moves

Findings from comprehensive data collection show foster children change schools a lot, but they do better when they enter kindergarten prepared.