College of Arts and Sciences

UO undergraduate Clair Getz with fellow researchers on a research ship off Greece.
October 3

Cascade: Undergrad dives into research in Aegean Sea

Clair Getz, a geology student, helped map the seafloor around the island of Santorini
Kyle Welch in the lab
September 28

In a UO lab, water takes on the consistency of wine

Research by Eric Corwin and doctoral student Kyle Welch may point the way to easily converting one material to take on different duties
Actors in costume perform a science experiment during rehearsals for the new play 'Wonder if Wonder Why.'
September 26

The play's the thing, to catch an audience with science

An original play helps inspire middle-schoolers to embrace science
CAS logo etched in sidewalk
September 23

College of Arts and Sciences greets 22 new faculty members

The new hires specialize in a wide range of research disciplines
Peter Walker (left) and Robert 'Lavoy' Finicum, a militia member who was later killed in a standoff with police.
September 20

Bundys did damage in Burns as well as at refuge, UO prof says

Geography professor Peter Walker is writing a book on how the occupation affected Burns
Daniel Tichenor
September 19

UO professor discusses immigration on new radio program

Political scientist Dan Tichenor kicked off the new Jefferson Public Radio show
Roger Tsien
September 16

Roger Tsien, Nobel chemist and UO researcher, dies at 64

Tsien was a member of the UO's Institute of Neuroscience since 2015
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