Social Sciences

Liberal Arts Without Borders

GLOBAL STUDIES - What happens outside of the classroom can be just as important as what happens inside. Audrey Bruce (not pictured) is one of three CAS students featured in the CAS Connection Student Spotlight. Bruce, a global studies major and Italian minor, spent part of her summer in Lecce, Italy.

Giving Peace A Chance

GEOGRAPHY, GLOBAL STUDIES - The UO is one of the top 25 higher ed institutions in the US for producing Peace Corps volunteers. For these two CAS students, the Peace Corps is about joining a global community and using their liberal arts degree in a meaningful, life-changing way.

UO senior is named the UO’s first Rhodes Scholar since 2007

GLOBAL HEALTH - University of Oregon senior Nayantara Arora has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship for graduate study at the University of Oxford, making her the first Duck to earn the prized award in more than 15 years. Arora is majoring in neuroscience and minoring in global health and chemistry. At Oxford, Arora plans to pursue two master’s degrees, one in modeling for global health and the other in international health and tropical medicine.