College of Arts and Sciences

Part of an Ediacaran fossil
January 7

Thin layers of sediment point to early arrival of life on land

UO earth scientist Greg Retallack finds signs for multicellular organisms from fossils found in soils
Christopher Hendon
January 4

Dr. Coffee to reveal the secrets of a consistent cup at pub talk

Chemist Christopher Hendon will give the low-down on how to make great coffee every time
A SAIL science class
January 3

The UO's SAIL program charts a new course across Oregon

The college access program for middle- and high-schoolers is opening to students across the state
Kimberly Belmes (left) and Kyle Klosterman
December 31

UO ranked No. 1 in the U.S. for master’s degrees in physics

With 24 physics master's degrees in 2017, the university topped all other schools in the nation
U.S. Capitol
December 27

Campus leaders offer guidance on partial government shutdown

A memo was sent to campus researchers about the effects on federally sponsored projects
Professors Brian Smith, Andy Marcus and Mike Raymer
December 27

UO physicist cheers passage of National Quantum Initiative

Michael Raymer was a co-author on the original proposals recently signed into law by the president
Dave Petrone and Jon Anderson
December 21

Twin matching gifts create new chairs, boost faculty excellence

Longtime donors step up again to establish faculty endowments in journalism and economics
Closure sign near Eagle Creek fire
December 17

After the flames: A UO scientist digs into a fire's aftermath

Geologist Josh Roering is investigating the effects of landslides in the Eagle Creek burn area
Gabriela Pérez Báez and colleagues
December 12

Linguistics prof gets NEH grant to protect indigenous languages

Gabriela Pérez Báez is helping train people in the use of a new digital language archive
Justin Herbert
December 11

Duck QB Herbert scores academic all-American honors

The three-year star was named the Google Cloud Academic All-America Team member of the year

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