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Asking the Bigger Questions

Students in this philosophy course turned a hospital into their classroom to study medical ethics.

A Study of Sounds

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

Overly Harsh Criticism

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

From Classrooms to Crampons

Legendary explorer and human phys grad Ann Bancroft is a lifelong learner and educator.

A View of the Front

UO veterans share their unvarnished stories as part of an oral history project that has its roots in a history course.

A “Simpsons”-Based Future

Come along for an exciting exploration of pop culture in “Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play,” presented by University Theatre.

Superpowers of His Own

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

Before Animal House

Cinema studies recently digitized a silent movie that provides glimpses of campus as it was in the 1920s.

Mixing Oil and Water

One geography student heads to Ecuador while another travels to Nepal to study natural resources.

Hands-On Research

Biology undergrad Aaron Nelson took a nontraditional route to the UO, where he’s already having an impact.

Rapid Reactions

Sociology professor C.J. Pascoe explores men’s quick condemnations of Donald Trump’s comments.

Looking for Insight

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

Working for Inclusion

Humanities dean and English professor Karen Ford is honored with an MLK Award for her work in diversity and equity.

Ape Expert

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

Chief Atom Smasher

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

A Seminal Moment

A $500 million gift from the Knights will fast-track innovations to improve quality of life across Oregon and beyond.

Congenial Gatherings

Historian Matthew Dennis writes about the challenges this year’s Thanksgiving may present for some people.

Healthy Research

Nicole Giuliani‘s research aims to help people eat better and recognize cues that may lead to poor food decisions.

Remembering Sandra Morgen

A celebration of life for anthropology professor Sandra Morgen will be held Tuesday, Nov. 29.

The New Class in CAS

The college welcomes 21 incoming faculty who specialize in environmental justice, American pragmatism, genetics and more.

“Wonder If Wonder Why”

A theater arts professor teams up with colleagues from physics, biology and more to celebrate science with a play.
Dan Tichenor

A Sometimes Open-Door Policy

Dan Tichenor of political science gives historical context to today’s debates on immigration.

Does Ban Backfire?

Economics’ Ben Hansen finds unintended consequences of “Ban the Box” efforts (credit: Larry French/Getty Images).

Remembrance for Sandra Morgen

Professor Sandra Morgen, who helped shape the field of feminist anthropology, passed away Sept. 27.

Icy Interests

Earth sciences professor Dave Sutherland keeps his cool while studying glaciers and icebergs around the globe.
Amelia Fitch

A Full Ride … and Beyond

Biology student heads off to Cambridge after winning one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world.

Occupation Aftermath

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

Back to the Bard

English professor Lara Bovilsky‘s new digital tool transports students to Shakespeare’s time.

A Musical and a Masterpiece

Sit in on an Irish Yuletide party as University Theatre opens its season with a presentation of “James Joyce’s The Dead.”

Getting Philosophical

Philosophy students are teaching elementary schoolers how to disagree–and still stay civil.

A Lofty Honor

An international studies student is the first to earn the esteemed Presidential Management Fellowship in over a decade.

Well-Prepared to Lead

As newly appointed CAS dean, W. Andrew Marcus has a compelling claim-to-fame you won’t find on his CV. 
Manju Bangalore

This IS Rocket Science

Sophomore Manju Bangalore’s research on in-space propulsion earns stellar national recognition.

An Explosive Gift

Thanks to longtime donors, the UO is poised to become a global center of volcanic research.

New Oceanfront Classroom

The Charleston Marine Life Center, featuring aquaria, a tidepool touch tank and more, was nine years in the making.

Back to the Future

Conservation hinges on a record of human-driven environmental change older than thought, research by UO shows.

Support to the Sciences

A $7 million gift from Cheryl and Allyn Ford kick-starts renovations at Pacific Hall — and bolsters research.

Build a Better World

Philosophy alum Nathan Pai Schmitt teaches engineering to high schoolers as part of his plan to shake up education.
Martha Bayless

Bread Winner

English professor Martha Bayless earns a prestigious fellowship for research on bread.

Big Boost to Human Physiology

Human physiology will add an advanced biomedical lab thanks to a gift from Dr. Kenneth and Kenda Singer.

Call This Game Changer “Diane”

A doctoral student in chemistry built a molecule with the properties scientists have sought for a century.

Running Down a Dream

Jenna Prandini, a general social sciences alumna, earns a spot on the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Team.

Cutting Edge Comics

Ben Saunders organizes an exhibit about the irreverent comic book company EC Comics.

An Accidental Discovery

Geologists inadvertently find that Californias drought has also slowed landslides around the state.

Getting the Dirt on Garbage

It’s been a challenge since the dawn of civilization: How do we get rid of our garbage?
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