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Are you one of the 100,000 alumni of the College of Arts and Sciences? We are constantly delighted to learn of the paths CAS alumni have pursued, shaped and even invented — paths that started with their elemental courses in sciences, humanities and social sciences, and ended up in amazing, unexpected places we could never have predicted. Read about some of our CAS alumni in the stories below.

CAS Alumnus spotlight: Mark Carrato

Mark Carrato earned his MA in Global Studies, and now he’s the coordinator for the Power Africa Program. Mark Carrato earned his MA in International ...
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CAS Alumnus spotlight: Bennet Voorhees

Bennet Voorhees double majored in Chinese and Economics, and now he’s using both as a data scientist. “When I got to campus, I immediately knew I ...

Alumna Recognized for Her Work in Language Preservation

Virginia Beavert has been honored for her efforts to preserve and breathe new life into the Native languages of the Northwest.

Strandquist Recognized for Service

Jill Strandquist, a 1989 graduate of CAS (English), has been honored by the UO Alumni Association as the recipient of the Jeanne Johnson Alumni ...

“Reader’s Choice” Latest in a Long List of Accolades

Following success on the New York Times bestseller list, alumna takes home an Oregon Book Award.

A Degree in Changing the World

When Diego Hernandez was a kid, he dreamed of becoming a prosecutor – a good way to work for social justice, he figured. The career path for ...

Creative Writing Alumni Win National Poetry Competition

Two alumni of the UO’s acclaimed master’s program in creative writing were selected as winners of the National Poetry Foundation’s 2013 ...