College of Arts and Sciences

UO philosophy professor Naomi Zack
July 22

Naomi Zack's new book on race and privilege featured in IHE review

The review by Scott McLemee at Inside Higher Ed says Zack approaches the concept of justice by examining what constitutes injustice.
UO political science professor Alison Gash
July 21

Gay parenting article by Alison Gash published in Washington Monthly

The UO political science professor writes that gay and lesbian parents still face challenges, despite Supreme Court ruling.
UO physicist Russ Donnelly
July 20

UO physicist Russ Donnelly remembered at campus gathering

A UO faculty member since 1966, Donnelly was a prominent physicist whose research explored the coldest temperatures possible.
Robot submarine Sentry fitted with SyPRID samplers
July 16

Vehicle's first ocean dive delivers a win for UO marine science team

'PlankZooka' may revolutionize deep-sea collection of plankton, say scientists from the UO, Duke University and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
UO doctoral student Julius McGee
July 16

UO research on emissions and organic farming makes international news

Research published by Julius McGee, a UO graduate student in sociology, is making a splash here and overseas.
CAS interim Dean W. Andrew Marcus, Don Tykeson, Vice President for Student Life Robin Holmes (seated, from left) and Willie Tykeson
July 15

Lawmakers approve College and Careers project, major renovations

The Legislature approves $37 million for the new building plus renovations in Klamath and Chapman halls. 
July 13

UO is host to West Coast summer institute on science teaching

Participants are getting five days of professional develop to help teach and inspire undergraduate-level science students.
UO doctoral student Julius McGee
July 12

Study suggests organic farming needs direction to be sustainable

Weak adherence to recommended practices may be behind the levels of greenhouse gases coming from large-scale organic farming operations.
Joshua Roering
July 2

UO team opens window on landscape formation

Doctoral student finds way to fast-forward geological time to see how places like Oregon's Painted Hills and the Colorado Plateau evolved.
Fulbright logo
July 1

Three Ducks earn Fulbright grants to teach and research abroad

The UO recipients will travel to Iceland and Germany next year as part of the international grant program.