College of Arts and Sciences

Illustration of gravity wave ripples
June 14

LIGO observatory finds another gravity wave from deep space

UO researchers help confirm only the second-ever detection of a spacetime ripple 
Erica Hartmann
June 10

Antibacterials may do more harm than good, UO scientist says

Erica Hartmann says the ubiquitous hand gels may just make bateria stronger
Faculty Excellence Award medallion
June 10

Faculty Excellence Award recipients for 2016-17 announced

The awards recognize and support some of the university's top tenure-related faculty
Runners at the UO
June 10

Run with a UO researcher during the Olympic Trials

On a campus synonymous with world class runners and top-flight researchers, here’s a chance to combine the two.
UO chemistry professor Geri Richmond
June 9

Geri Richmond urges more steps to weed out bias in science

Richmond says implicit bias still works against women and scientists from other nations
James Meacham and Esther Jacobson-Tepfer in Mongolia's Altai region.
June 9

Mongolia awards its highest science honor to UO professor

Esther Jacobson-Tepfer was honored for her work on the preservation of Mongolia's cultural heritage
Doctoral student Gabe Rudebusch holds a tube with his molecules in solution
June 9

UO doctoral student leads way to promising synthetic molecule

Gabe Rudebusch in Mike Haley's lab finds an approach to create a new molecular architecture with promise for solar and electronic devices
Adam Roberts
June 9

UO grad's fellowship puts him on a path to the foreign service

Adam Roberts will work with the USAID for two years before beginning work with American embassies
Scott Coltrane
June 8

Provost Scott Coltrane announces his plan to retire from the UO

Coltrane, who served as interm president and was dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, will step down July 1, 2017
Kenda and Kenneth Singer
June 8

Gift expands collaboration between academics, athletics

Leading human physiology professors will move to new laboratories at Hayward Field