College of Arts and Sciences

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.
UO economics doctoral student John Voorheis
October 8

UO doctoral student draws media eyes for study on political polarization

Study led by UO economics student John Voorheis finds income inequality is likely changing the direction of state legislatures.
UO economist Tim Duy will host the Oregon Economic Forum in Portland
October 8

Oregon Economic Forum to examine the post-recovery economy

The UO's Tim Duy will host the event with Key Private Bank investment strategist Bruce McCain at the Portland Art Museum on Oct. 15.
Nelson Ting
October 5

UO researcher sees troubling pattern in genes of Tanzanian monkeys

University of Oregon-led research taps regional landscapes to see how human activities affect an already endangered species.
October 2

English department launches new postdoctoral fellowship pilot program

The new fellowship will connect literature and culture studies with race and ethnicity in ways that highlight the UO's research strengths.
Chris Doe
October 1

Using fruit fly larvae, UO researchers capture the symmetry of movement

Neurons in the nerve cord neurons, similar in most organisms may point the way to new applications in medicine and robotics.
Daniel Lowd, assistant professor of computer and information science
September 28

UO's Lowd aims to take on spammers with young investigator award

Game theory is among the techniques the UO computer scientist will use to sort honesty and dishonesty in online networks.
Graham Kribs
September 28

New theory of 'stealth dark matter' may explain universe's missing mass

UO's Graham Kribs is part of a collaborative effort that has put forth a new theory with novel routes to scientific confirmation.
September 24

Graduate specialization in translation studies now available

The program is open to all students but will be of particular interest to those studying languages, literatures, anthropology and folklore.

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