College of Arts and Sciences

Bill Cresko looks over his collection of threespine stickleback used in his research
December 14

UO-led study shows fish evolved rapidly after 1964 Alaska quake

Genome-sequencing technology developed at the UO was key in documenting rapid evolutionary adaptation to environmental change in less than 50 years.
December 11

Mexicanos in Dixie: UO's Julie Weise talks immigration in the South

Weise, a professor of history, recently spoke with host Frank Stasio on the public radio program The State of Things.
Springfield students taking part in an outdoor research class. UO faculty helped teachers draw up lesson plans.
December 9

UO faculty help local teachers fill the K-12 STEM pipeline

Using a grant, the UO is helping K-12 teachers plan lessons that reflect new standards for science, technology and math education.
December 8

Slovic: There's numbness in numbers, even small ones

UO psychology professor Paul Slovic writes about the 'arithmetic of compassion' and psychic numbing in The New York Times.
December 4

UO researchers show how fruit fly stem cells are kept in check during brain development

The precise timing of molecular changes, including a protein with a human version, shuts down a path that leads to tumor formation
December 2

Study on ice age erosion in Oregon is featured in New York Times

The study by UO geology professor Josh Roering looked at how erosion in the ice age was different than what is common today.
The SAIL program gained $35,000 through the UO's first crowdfunding campaign
December 1

DuckFunder's first campaign scores a big win for SAIL

The campaign raised $17,500 and an anonymous donor matched that, which means SAIL will receive $35,000 to continue its work.
Jill Marshall watches as workers operate drilling equipment
November 27

Sediment buried in Oregon Coast Range points to a frosty past

Landscapes across much of North America were colder and eroded rapidly from cracking frost during the last ice age, according to UO research.
CAS banner at commencement
November 25

26 new faculty arrive at the College of Arts and Sciences

Approximately 75 percent of all doctorates and two-thirds of all undergraduate degrees are awarded by the College of Arts and Sciences.
November 19

New finds in Chile could 'shake up' archaeology, says UO's Erlandson

UO professor gives his reaction to new artifacts found at Monte Verde that push the clock back 4,000 years for human presence in the Americas.