College of Arts and Sciences

Crowd at Straub Hall
August 7

'Focus on what we can do' is message of earthquake forum

Audience at Straub Hall and online gets history lesson on the Cascadia quake zone and practical advise on how to prepare for 'The Really Big One."
Twila Moon
August 4

UO postdoctoral fellow is focus of series of her hometown paper

Explore Big Sky is profiling hometown resident Twila Moon's environmental research in Greenland and Antarctica.
UO chemistry professor David Tyler
August 3

Chemistry professor David Tyler featured in The Atlantic magazine

Tyler, who studies the life cycles of consumer goods, addresses a mother's concerns about the plastics used to make toy dolls.
John Postlethwait
August 3

UO biologist is in NY Times story and video about project in Alaska

John Postlethwait is studying genes of fish contaminated by PCBs in an effort to help native populations exposed to toxins left at the end of the Cold War.
July 30

Team Duckling aims to excite kids about science

Free activities at Saturday Market give kids a chance to have fun at 'Science of Sound' booth.
Map shows locations of seismic sensors in Oregon
July 29

UO's role in boosting earthquake monitoring gets help from USGS funds

Newly announced funding will bring the UO a project manager/field engineer to help establish and monitor sensors around Oregon.
Graphic shows types of earthquakes that occur in the Pacific Northwest
July 29

UO to host public earthquake forum to discuss 'The Really Big One'

Panel of experts will detail Pacific Northwest earthquakes, potential risks and readiness — and answer questions — on Aug. 6.
Richard Taylor
July 28

Patent granted for UO-led effort on fractal-based nerve connections

Award-winning concept by UO physicist Richard Taylor envisions electronic implants that match up with specific neurons.
Image shows drawing of zebrafish and a view of its gut
July 25

Three-day META symposium, workshop will blend biology and philosophy

The event will focus on microbe and host interaction, but it will also delve into the philosophy of microbiology.
Newly found sabertooth salmon fossil
July 24

New ways to ‘Explore Oregon’ at the Museum of Natural and Cultural History

Improved technology, new videos, and rare fossils await visitors to the natural history exhibit.

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