College of Arts and Sciences

Susan Hardwick, professor emerita of geography
November 17

Memorial planned Saturday for professor Susan Hardwick

Hardwick joined the UO geography department in 2000 and retired in 2010, but she remained an active member of the faculty.
November 16

UO's Hopkins answers the Weird Animal Question of the Week

Hopkins said the platypus and the opossum are the two living mammals that have changed the least over the eons.
UO economics major Kevin Frazier, a Rhodes scholarship finalist
November 13

UO econ major Kevin Frazier named Rhodes Scholar finalist

Frazier and other finalists from this region will have final interviews in Seattle Nov. 21, and two recipients will be named that evening.
Clockwise from bottom right: George Carroll (UO), Jack Rogers (WSU), Bitty Roy (UO), Yu-Ming Ju (Academia Sinica, at microscope), Ron Hamill, Danny Newman, Josh Kielsmeier-Cook (Ph.D student at University of Minnesota, standing), Susie Holmes (Lane Commun
November 13

Mushroom workshop uncovers species new to science

Professor Yu-Ming Ju of Taiwan, one of the world's leading experts on the mushroom family Xylariaceae, took part in the workshop.
Katie Meehan, Department of Geography
November 12

UO geographer urges more stakeholder voices in climate science

International team says end users of research at the local level should be included, valued and rewarded for their contributions.
Judith Eisen
November 11

Medical Research Foundation of Oregon to honor UO's Eisen and Nolen

During annual awards banquet Nov. 12, Eisen will become 10th UO recipient of the Discovery Award while Nolen will receive a new investigator award.
Graphic depicts immune response to separate bacterial species, and the response (in green) when the two are combined
November 10

Oregon study suggests some gut microbes may be keystones of health

Study using zebrafish finds the abundance of bacteria is not the driving force for regulating a balanced and healthy environment.
UO historian and LERC director Bob Bussel
October 29

Bob Bussel to discuss new book on Teamsters Union

The UO historian and LERC director, author of ‘Fighting for Total Person Unionism,’ will hold events in Eugene and Portland.
Jessica Green, of the UO's Biology of the Build Environment Center, which recently received a Sloan Foundation grant
October 28

U.S. scientists, including UO's Green, propose microbiome initiative

Proposal in the journal Science seeks a broad unified effort to expand research and harness the potential benefits of microbial communities.
Ray Troll's 'view' of the Helicoprion, an ancient, 'buzz-saw' shark
October 28

Buzz-saw shark: UO exhibit to feature ancient whorl-tooth fish

'Buzz Sharks of Long Ago' opens Nov. 5 at Museum of Natural and Cultural History, showcasing works by Alaska artist and fossil fanatic Ray Troll.