College of Arts and Sciences

Elliot Berkman, left, and Phil Fisher
October 20

Researchers will meld sciences to uncover new health treatments

The Center for Translational Neuroscience, led by Phil Fisher and Elliot Berkman, aims to deliver what is found in research to practical application.
UO philosophy professor Naomi Zack
October 19

UO's Naomi Zack talks about 'White Privilege and Black Rights' on PRI

In an interview, the UO philosophy professor says there is more work to be done to improve the nation's legal infrastructure.
Alison Gopnik
October 19

Power of babies' brains is the subject for public talk at UO

UC-Berkeley neuroscientist Alison Gopnik, a Wall Street Journal contributor, will deliver an evening lecture on Friday, Oct. 23.
James Braxton Peterson
October 16

James Braxton Peterson to discuss the Black Lives Matter movement

Peterson’s talk will include a discussion of the hip-hop generation’s emergence as a powerful force for cultural critique and social activism.
Promotional shot from "The Fly Room"
October 15

UO's Doe lab and biology department hosting 'The Fly Room' movie

Attendees can meet the film's director and watch demonstrations of behavioral research using fruit flies in Oct. 26 event at Bijou Art Cinemas.
Computer science professor Stephen Fickas is one of this year's Williams Fellows
October 15

Williams Fellows honored for their work in undergraduate education

Stephen Fickas in computer science and John Halliwill in human physiology were selected for the awards by the Williams Council.
Jessica Green, of the UO's Biology of the Build Environment Center, which recently received a Sloan Foundation grant
October 15

UO center at intersection of biology, architecture receives new support

A grant from the Sloan Foundation will provide continued support for research conducted at the UO’s Biology and the Built Environment Center.
Ramesh Jasti and Evan Darzi
October 12

UO chemist Jasti aims to put his nanohoops into future devices

Application is down the road, but these tiny organic circular structures could land in solar cells, light-emitting diodes and medical diagnostics.
Illustration of a nanohoop
October 12

New Oregon approach for 'nanohoops' could energize future devices

While application is down the road, these tiny organic circular structures could be used in solar cells, light-emitting diodes and medical diagnostics.
UO psychology professor Ulrich Mayr was part of a panel discussion on brain games
October 8

UO's Ulrich Mayr talks brain games in online panel discussion

Mayr was one of more than 70 neuroscience researchers who signed a letter last year objecting to some of the claims by brain-game creators.