College of Arts and Sciences

UO student Emma Schumacher online with her French vid pal
January 27

Virtual pen pals: Fewer letters, more face time

An innovative online tool developed by the Yamada Language Center gives UO students face time with counterparts in France.
The Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratory Climate Chamber
January 25

Science Friday chases bugs with look at UO research

The popular NPR program will feature research from the UO on microbial clouds and antibiotic-resistent pathogens found in dust.
Steven Beda
January 21

Malheur occupation isn't the first for Oregon, UO's Beda says

An effort in the 1940s to suceed from Oregon and California to form the state of Jefferson echoes the events in Malheur County.
UO doctoral student Ricardo Valencia
January 20

Story of child immigrants goes uncovered, grad student finds

Ricardo Valencia wants people to be more aware of how the American media has covered the surge of unaccompanied children entering the U.S. from Central America.
UO sociology professor Kari Marie Norgaard
January 19

UO’s Norgaard writes on sociology and climate change in CHE

In a commentary article, she says the natural sciences need help from sociology to understand the implications of climate change.
Richard Taylor
January 19

UO idea for bio-inspired implant wins $900,000 grant

The award from the W.M. Keck Foundation will support an interdisciplinary research team led by physicist Richard Taylor.
Actors rehearse 'Water by the Spoonful,' a new play at the UO's Hope Theatre
January 18

'Water by the Spoonful' to debut at Hope Theater

The play, about an Iraq veteran's struggles after returning home from a war zone, won the Pulitzer Prize in 2012.
Curt Tofteland
January 14

Founder of prison Shakespeare program to speak at UO

Curt Tofteland, who created the Shakespeare Behind Bars program, will deliver the Oregon Humanities Center's 2016 Tzedek Lecture.
Ken Prehoda in his lab
January 13

UO's Prehoda talks cells and life on Think Out Loud

In a recent paper, Prehoda found that all multicellular life started through a single genetic mutation more than 600 million years ago.
Steve Perry led the Cherry Poppin' Daddies before returning to the UO to finish his biology degree
January 13

UO grad Steve Perry helps put the swing in science

UO biology grad Steve Perry still swings with The Daddies, but he also keeps one foot in the world of evolutionary developmental biology.