College of Arts and Sciences

Image shows a collection of dust on a shelf inside a building
September 8

UO team finds antibiotic resistance genes in indoor dust

Research led by postdoctoral fellow Erica Hartmann documents the first evidence of that combination in an indoor environment
Bootprint left by astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the surface of moon during the Apollo 11 mission
September 7

What a difference an 'a' makes

Neil Armstrong probably said 'That's a small step for a man ..." when he set foot on the moon, UO prof says
Lucas Silva, standing at right, in the field in Tibet.
September 2

New UO researcher finds surprise growth in Tibetan forest

Working with colleagues from China and the UC Davis, Lucas Silva unlocks a potentially new way to study how plants respond to climate change
Students visiting UO for folk life field school
September 1

Warm Springs students explore family, tribal folklife at UO

The Oregon Folklife Network helped eighth-graders learn how to gather family histories
Dave Sutherland's team at work on boat at Alaskan glacier
August 30

Glacial ice is a way of life for UO oceanographer

Dave Sutherland reels in a boatload of National Science Foundation grants, including one with Mark Carey to study glaciers in Antarctica
Daniel Tichenor
August 22

New study delves into state approaches to immigration

UO professor Dan Tichenor will examine the effects of starkly different state policies on immigration
Sanjay Srivastava
August 15

A funny thing happened on the way to the psych study

Seeing a need for a humorous timeout in the serious subject of psychology studies, UO professor Sanjay Srivastava cam
Jason Hubbard and Ulrich Mayr in MRI control room
August 15

UO team finds signs of pure altruism in the brain

Researchers also see influence of age as they combine personality measures, charitable-giving behavior, neural science and fMRI in a new study
Ben Hansen
August 10

Study on 'ban the box' rules cited in multiple news stories

The study raises questions about the effectiveness of limiting criminal history questions on job applications
The ruins of Pompeii, with Mount Vesuvius in the background
August 4

UO classics professor digs up the dirt on Pompeii

Classics professor Kevin Dicus has been sifting through the ruins for more than 10 years