College of Arts and Sciences

Joe Stone of the Department of Economics
April 19

Tax compression is a minus for teaching math in Oregon

UO study that started in an honors economics course goes on to find when the state's property tax rules impact student test scores.
Ray Weldon at a UO roundtable on earthquakes last September
April 19

Earthquake hazard report reflects a compromise

UO geologist Ray Weldon says including induced earthquakes in building codes was a contested issue that led to one-year forecast.
Jun Li, director of the UO's Center for Cyber Security and Privacy
April 19

Social networking fraud is target of UO-led initiative

Director of the UO's Center for Cyber Security and Privacy will lead four-year project called oSAFARI to identify costly online frauds.
Two students practice in a women's self-defense class.
April 19

Women's self-defense courses turning out big numbers

During the 2015-16 academic year, nine classes were offered with a total of 257 students completing at least one of the courses by the end of spring term.
Students planting flowers on Earth Day
April 18

Going green for UO Earth Week

UO celebrates Earth Week with activities and events all week for students, staff and community members.
The words University of Oregon in text and Braille
April 15

New disability studies minor to be offered fall 2017

The program will provide students a comprehensive understanding on the social, historical and political framing of disability.
John Halliwill, Department of Human Physiology
April 14

Should exercisers lay off the antihistamines?

UO research identifies genes that aid muscles and blood vessels after exercise and finds 795 genes that are dulled by the use of antihistamines.
Ian McNeely
April 14

Ian McNeely receives ACE fellowship for emerging leaders

The council’s fellowships are designed to prepare higher education faculty and staff for leadership positions in university administration.
Paul Slovic
April 13

UO program hosts talk on the mind and information

The discussion will center on the mind’s ability to accurately understand global climate, genocide and other abstract information.
A meeting of the UO Women in Computer Science club.
April 12

Student is first from UO to attend women’s code conference

Zoe Olson, a computer science major, says her trip reflects an increasingly inclusive program at the UO.