College of Arts and Sciences

3-D versions of orchids being prepped in the lab
February 23

3-D printer helps tell why flies swarm to Dracula orchids

UO-led research in Ecuador unravels how a rare plant species lures pollinators with a mushroom-like part.
Food barrels
February 22

Food drive: Bake sales, auctions help fill barrels

Faculty, staff and students have until the last day of February to help fill donation barrels with donations for Food for Lane County.
Eighty-three faculty members in the College of Arts and Sciences were recently honored for their work.
February 17

College of Arts and Sciences honors faculty achievement

Eighty-three faculty members in the college received 94 awards and honors for their teaching and research in the past year.
Members of the first Humanities Undergraduate Research Fellowships class visit the First Folio exhibit at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.
February 17

Undergrad fellows launch humanities research projects

The program helps undergraduate students outside the natural sciences understand how research informs learning throughout the humanities.
Julie Weise
February 16

History professor to discuss Latino migration into the South

Julie Weise also will discuss her new book as part of a discussion about the history of Mexican people moving to the American South.
Amelia Fitch is the first UO student ever to win a prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship.
February 15

Bio student first at UO to win Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Amelia Fitch, a biology student in the Clark Honors College, will pursue a master's degree at the University of Cambridge in Great Britain.
Two colliding black holes
February 11

UO team helps catch a gravity wave for the first time ever

A UO researcher's decision to get some sleep gave a super-sensitive detector a chance to confirm Einstein's theory on gravity and space-time.
David Hollenberg (right) is assistant professor of Arabic language and literature in the Department of Religious Studies
February 5

Professor in race to save ancient Yemeni texts

David Hollenberg's efforts to save historical books from the destruction of war is featured in a news story on the Al Jazeera website.
February 4

Finalists for five dean and VP positions coming to campus

Each candidate will meet with stakeholder groups and make a presentation to the campus community as part of the visits.
UO geophysics professor Doug Toomey spoke about the need for an earthquake early warning system.
February 3

Doug Toomey attends White House earthquake summit

Toomey spoke to reporters about the need for an early warning system and a system for passing alerts along to the general public.