College of Arts and Sciences

April 15

'Sila,' a play inspired by climate change, debuts at University Theatre

The play is the first to incorporate Inuit myth, Arctic Circle policy and climate change in a theatrical performance.
Illustration of April 5 Splash Event (ATLAS Experiment © 2015 CERN)
April 14

UO physicists to seek dark matter particles when collider resumes

With a doubling of energy for particle collisions, a window may open to reach into 'hypothetical new physics,' says David Strom. 
Image source: NASA
April 14

Students take a moonshot as part of new Telescope competition

The contest challenges students to turn astrophysics research into a compelling visual presentation.
UO Goldwater Scholars Kyla Martichuski and John Gillies
April 7

Two UO juniors named 2015 Goldwater Scholars

The prestigious awards recognize top undergraduate students for their research in science, math and engineering.
Ben Hansen
April 6

UO economist: DUII laws have helped reduce reoffenses

Punishments under current thresholds in Washington are reducing repeat offenses, but violators at the aggravated level are involved in most fatalities.
Benjamin Hansen
April 3

Oregon study: Consequences of driving drunk are paying off

Lowering the legal threshold and increasing punishments would make drivers think harder about taking the wheel after drinking, says UO economist. 
April 3

Physics Slam is shaping up to be a campus hit

Six UO scientists will compete to explain a complex physics topic in just 10 minutes, without jargon.
Students launch the atlatls they built
April 2

UO students get taste of archaeology by making, throwing spears

Introductory science course is designed to teach the real methods of the field and debunk the Indiana Jones portrayal.
Lynn Stephen
March 31

Professor Lynn Stephen honored for her book on Oaxacan uprising

The book is credited with giving a voice to the men and women who took part in the 2006 uprising.
Ralph Salisbury
March 26

UO professor emeritus to be honored at Oregon Book Awards

The C.E.S. Wood Retrospective Award goes to an Oregon author with a renowned career in letters. 

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