November 16, 2023
HISTORY - While researching the Russian fur trade, Department of History Professor Ryan Tucker Jones kept encountering whales, both in literature and in real life. Upon learning that the Soviet Union had conducted a massive illegal whaling campaign in the 20th century, he knew he had something important to write about.
November 2, 2023
HISTORY - The History of Women in Science Symposium will highlight the role of women in science for the past 600 years. It is one of the events marking the 50th anniversary of the UO’s Center for the Study of Women in Society. The event is from 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13.
September 1, 2023
GEOGRAPHY, GLOBAL STUDIES, HISTORY - Read the stories of six alumni whose work in international affairs is making a global impact.
July 10, 2023
ANTHROPOLOGY, HISTORY, POLITICAL SCIENCE, SOCIOLOGY - The College of Arts and Sciences is adding six Latinx studies tenure-track faculty members in several departments as part of the college’s commitment to becoming a premier institution for Latinx studies while meeting student demand for culturally relevant classes.
June 16, 2023
HISTORY - Assistant Professor Steven Beda recently won two awards for his debut book on timber workers in the Pacific Northwest. The book, titled Strong Winds and Widow Makers: Workers, Nature and Environmental Conflict in Pacific Northwest Timber Country, is the winner of the Philip Taft Labor History Book Prize from Cornell University and is a co-winner of the Pacific Coast Branch Book Award.
June 6, 2023
HISTORY - College of Arts and Sciences students shared their research with the academic community at the 2023 Undergraduate Research Symposium.
May 25, 2023
HISTORY - The Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Innovation Fellowship will support Department of History doctoral candidate Michele Pflug's research of the people who collected insect specimens belonging to a 300-year-old collection at the Natural History Museum in London.
April 7, 2023
GLOBAL STUDIES, ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES - Scholars from the two universities have spanned that global gap, most recently when six faculty members from KIU spent two months this winter at the UO with a shared goal of confronting climate change through research and enhancing teaching.
February 16, 2023
COMPUTER SCIENCE, ENGLISH, HISTORY - Six UO faculty members were selected for Fulbright Scholars awards, helping the University of Oregon earn recognition as a top Fulbright producing institution from the U.S. Department of State the 2022-23 academic year. Four of the six Fulbright Scholar recipients have accepted placements for the 2022-23 academic year.
February 6, 2023
HISTORY, WOMEN'S, GENDER & SEXUALITY STUDIES - Princeton historian Margot Canaday will give the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics’ annual Margaret Hallock Lecture on Feb. 16. The talk will focus on her new book, “Queer Career: Sexuality and Work in Modern America,” which explores the experiences of sexual minorities in the American workforce during the second half of the 20th century.
December 9, 2022
HISTORY - The University of Oregon’s Environment Initiative has named professors Danny Pimentel, Greg Dotson and Marsha Weisiger as their 2023 faculty fellows.
September 13, 2022
University of Oregon alumnae are changing the face of public service. We look to the women highlighted in this article to govern nations, lead at the highest level of the military, interpret the law, determine the constitutionality of the law, and apply it to individual cases, and serve the public in state and local government.
June 28, 2022
HISTORY, PSYCHOLOGY - Four faculty members at the University of Oregon are being recognized for their exceptional teaching ideas.
April 25, 2022
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES, HISTORY, PHILOSOPHY - The Totem Pole Journey, an Indigenous-led environmental project, begins its tour with a series of events co-sponsored by the Environment Initiative and the Center for Environmental Futures.
April 17, 2022
HISTORY - Two faculty members in the history department and one in landscape architecture have penned books that have been named to the Oregon Literary Arts 2022 Book Awards finalist list.