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June 11, 2020

Law Enforcement Collaboration with Media

Carol Stabile writes about the history of “law and order” TV programming that ignores the perspective of the policed.

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May 20, 2020

How to Make Bilingual Signs More Inclusive

Sociolinguist Devin Grammon presented recommendations to the City of Eugene.

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February 22, 2020

Pulido Named Collins Chair

Laura Pulido, professor of Geography and Indigenous, Race and Ethnic Studies, has been recognized for her scholarship and leadership.

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November 21, 2019

Ernesto Martinez Wins HBO Award and Licensing Agreement

La Serenata (“The Serenade”) has won the inaugural “HBO Latino/ Official Latino Short Film Competition.” (more…)

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October 23, 2019

One Deer’s Journey

Epic migration of 242 miles—from southwest Wyoming to eastern Idaho—revealed in new maps and documentation from UO Infographics team.

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The Toxic Masculinity of the Trump Administration

Philosophy professor Bonnie Mann, in aTimes op-ed, responds to Congressional testimony of Marie Yovanovitch.

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Congressional Testimony

Geographer Peter Walker says attacks by militias on federal employees have unintended effects, creating community sympathy for those workers.  (more…)

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September 19, 2019

Remembering a Brother

Creative writing instructor Brian Trapp memorializes his severely disabled brother in this moving Kenyon Review essay. (more…)

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August 26, 2019

New Book: Surviving Genocide

WaPo features historian Jeffrey Ostler’s new book, which explores how expanding American democracy hurt Native Americans. (more…)

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August 22, 2019

Courtney Thorsson Reflects on Toni Morrison’s Legacy

Thorrson, associate professor of English, is currently writing a book about Morrison in the 1970s. (more…)

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July 16, 2019

Men Often Use Homophobic Tweets to Protect Masculinity

Sociologist CJ Pascoe found that “no homo” conveyed positive emotional expressions like friendship. (more…)

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In The Wake of Hurricane Maria

Alaí Reyes-Santos transformed her Race, Ethics, Justice course into an opportunity for her students to take part in a humanitarian intervention. (more…)

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April 10, 2019

2019 Faculty Research Awards

15 CAS faculty—from classics to cinema studies to psychology and biology—have been honored. (more…)

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February 5, 2019

Forgotten Forerunners

History prof Leslie Alexander interviewed by Mo Rocca on CBS Sunday Morning re: civil rights pioneer Elizabeth Jennings. (more…)

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February 4, 2019

Latino/a Experience through Album Cover Art: 1940-90

“Visual Clave,” co-curated by anthro/folklore prof Phil Scher, at Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art through 4/21.  (more…)

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October 4, 2018

CAS Welcomes 45 New Faculty Members

Spanning the range of humanities, social sciences and natural sciences disciplines, our new faculty bring deep expertise and fresh perspectives.  (more…)

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September 14, 2018

The Evolution of Race and Diversity in Comics

Voice of America interviews comics artists, cosplay participants and English prof Ben Saunders at San Diego Comic Con. (more…)

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The “Broadcast 41” and #MeToo

In Ms Magazine piece, prof Carol Stabile draws from her new book re: women fighting sexism and racism in Hollywood, decades before #MeToo. 

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May 19, 2018

Marvel Exhibit Opens in Seattle

Curated by English professor Ben Saunders. Read the Forbes magazine coverage.  (more…)

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March 20, 2018

Five Receive NSF Career Award

Five scientists receive National Science Foundation’s “most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty”  (more…)

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November 21, 2017

Six CAS Faculty Named AAAS Fellows

Four biologists, a chemist and an economist receive prestigious honor.  (more…)

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November 13, 2017

Research Meets Radio

JPR interview with Betsy Wheeler: How people with disabilities are represented in literature  (more…)

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Environmental Justice For All

Laura Pulido helped start a movement to protect minorities from health hazards  (more…)

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September 15, 2017

The Spy Who Taught Me

George Wickes, professor emeritus of English, is featured in new Ken Burns documentary, “The Vietnam War.”  (more…)

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Life Lessons

Mike Copperman set out to teach poor kids in the Mississippi Delta. But who was teaching whom?  (more…)

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September 1, 2017

UO Lands Nobel Laureate

David Wineland, a physicist who earned a Nobel Prize in 2012, is joining CAS.  (more…)

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July 25, 2017

Gender Inequality at Uber

CJ Pascoe interview: “The Science of Sexism—Why Workplaces Are So Hard To Change.” (more…)

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July 15, 2017

Global Gypsies

Confronting persecution of Europe’s largest ethnic minority  (more…)

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June 28, 2017

Celebrating an Achievement

Many CAS faculty are among those honored at recent ceremony for having received promotions or tenure. (more…)

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June 21, 2017

Recognizing Promising Projects

Two research teams led by CAS faculty win UO interdisciplinary awards. (more…)

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June 13, 2017

Hive Mind

These curious kindergartners got as close to bees as a person can without getting stung. (more…)

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June 12, 2017

Twelve Talented Teachers

A dozen members of the College of Arts and Sciences are selected to receive Fund for Faculty Excellence Awards. (more…)

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June 1, 2017

Honored for Their Inquisitiveness

Seven College of Arts and Sciences faculty are recognized with 2017 Research Excellence Awards.


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May 31, 2017

Seeking Fundamental Knowledge

UO physicists join researchers from across North America with aim of shining light on dark matter. (more…)

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May 30, 2017

Two from CAS Honored

A psychology professor and the College’s director of communications are among those receiving awards. (more…)

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May 24, 2017

Distinguished Educators

Seven College of Arts and Sciences faculty are among those receiving the University’s top teaching award. (more…)

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May 12, 2017

Scher Named Divisional Dean

Professor Philip Scher of anthropology has been named Divisional Dean for Social Sciences. (more…)

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April 29, 2017

A Study of Sounds

One psychology lab is listening to what infants hear with the goal of seeing how they learn. (more…)

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March 18, 2017

Overly Harsh Criticism

The European Union is faring better than the critics say, according to political science professor Craig Parsons. (more…)

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March 10, 2017

Dean Honors Tykeson Winners

Three faculty members were recently honored with the 2017 Tykeson Teaching Awards. (more…)

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February 18, 2017

Superpowers of His Own

Look for Ben Saunders, of the comic and cartoon studies program, in a documentary on superheroes this weekend.


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November 16, 2016

Looking for Insight

UO neuroscientists studying vision in mice are learning more about how we make decisions. (more…)

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November 12, 2016

Ape Expert

Anthropologist Frances White‘s research shows bonobo apes are more human-like than we think. (more…)

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November 1, 2016

Chief Atom Smasher

Physicist Jim Brau is named to the international group developing the next generation of particle colliders. (more…)

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August 25, 2016

Occupation Aftermath

Geography professor Peter Walker says you can still see effects in the community from the takeover of the Malheur refuge. (more…)

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