College of Arts and Sciences

Researchers Kryn Stankunas and Fern Bosada
May 5

UO researchers explore how heart valves form

Team finds that a cell-to-cell signaling network in mice is key to how heart valves develop and may point to how heart valve diseases emerge.
May 3

Nationally known speaker Vijay Prashad to visit UO

Prashad has written widely on U.S. policy in the Middle East and will speak on militarism, the war on drugs and ISIS.
W. Andrew Marcus
May 3

Marcus named permanent Donald and Willie Tykeson Dean

A professor of geography, Marcus has served as the college's interim dean since 2013 and has been at the UO for 15 years.
Students at Foreign Language and International Studies Day at the UO
May 3

UO celebrates foreign languages and cultures

Presentations will represent 40 cultures and will include a show by the UO’s Korean pop dance troupe 'K-Aire.'
Author Ben Fountain
May 3

Author Ben Fountain to give the 2016 Kritikos Lecture

Fountain is the author of an award-winning collection of short stories as well as an acclaimed debut novel.
Planting at a sustainable blueberry farm.
May 2

Food studies celebrates launch of undergraduate minor

The program provides a holistic and broadly interdisciplinary examination of food’s central place in the human experience.
Greg Retallack, UO geologist
April 29

Oregon geologists dish up new dirt on wine

Study reveals relationship between soil composition in the Willamette Valley and the varying tastes of the wines.
President Michael Schill presents the Green Resilient Office certificate to the Department of Sociology.
April 28

More campus offices receive green certification

The Green Office Certification Program promotes environmental initiatives and rewards campus units for participating.
April 27

UO anthropology professor delivers keynote address

The conference is the oldest gathering for undergraduate researchers in the country.
Eric Corwin of the Department of Physics
April 27

UO scientist on team hoping to crack glass mysteries

Eric Corwin of physics is named to a Simons Foundation effort to get a firm grasp on the transitional states of glass.

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