College of Arts and Sciences

Stratton and Burgh in Kachemak Bay near Homer, circa 2003. Photo courtesy of Jim Stratton
July 10

After the Exxon Valdez: Couple's Love Forged in Environmental Stewardship

Exxon Valdez oil spill cleanup exemplified college sweethearts’ passion for protecting the planet
Marc Samuel joined soap-hit General Hospital in 2012 and plays the show's first openly gay character. Photo courtesy of ABC/Rick Rowell
July 10

General Hospital's Marc Samuel Dispels Stereotypes

Telecommunication and film alum breaks ground and dispels stereotypes on TV’s General Hospital
The 2017 Summer Institute on Scientific Teaching
July 8

UO to host 2019 Summer Institute on Scientific Teaching

The week-long institute will focus on evidence-based teaching practices for science courses
Hollywood sign
July 8

Run away to Hollywood this summer for classic postwar films

A film series curated by the UO's Daniel Steinhart will run in Los Angeles in July and August
A cabinet of curiosities
July 4

The history of curiosity to be put under the pub talk lens

Historian Vera Keller will talk about how research came about in a July 10 Quack Chat
Everyday interactions between a mother and her daughter are videotaped during a FIND session
July 2

Studies support new approach to reduce stress in parents and kids

Research identifies new stress indicators and finds brain activity that validates a video-coaching tool
South Slough
June 27

South Slough's oxygen-poor water may be due to climate change

UO researchers have seen evidence for increasing hypoxia in a mostly unmodified Oregon estuary
Wolf class outdoors
June 25

Tom and Carol Williams Fund aids learning beyond the classroom

The fund supports innovative teaching initiatives and life-transforming opportunities for students
Diana Garvin
June 20

Presidential commitment LIFTs new language programs

Another round of funding will continue an effort to pioneer new ways of learning languages
View looking over Sitka, Alaska, and Mt. Edgecumbe from the Mount Verstovia trail
June 20

UO team aims to understand an Alaskan town’s landslide risk

Josh Roering is part of an NSF-funded initiative to study terrain conditions that threaten Sitka