September 1, 2023
ENGLISH, SOCIOLOGY, SPANISH, THEATRE ARTS - The Distinguished Teaching Awards recognize exceptional teaching that is inclusive, engaged and research-informed. This year’s winners are Jocelyn Hollander, Faith Barter, Alex Zunterstein, Kirby Brown, Robin Hopkins, Tannaz Farsi, Patricia Rodley and Michael Moffitt.
August 21, 2023
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES, SOCIOLOGY - Physicist Richard Taylor and environmental sociologist Richard York of the University of Oregon examine the beauty and benefits of fractal patterns in the natural world—and the need to protect that world from an ever-growing built environment.
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 20, 2023
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES, SOCIOLOGY - Graduating students offer parting words and reflect on their time at the University of Oregon.
June 12, 2023
SOCIOLOGY - Professor Emeritus Kenneth Liberman wins award for 2023 Distinguished Book Award from the ASA’s Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis section for his latest book, Tasting Coffee: An Inquiry Into Objectivity.
June 5, 2023
SOCIOLOGY - Congratulations to Professor Jocelyn Hollander for being awarded the Thomas F. Herman Faculty Achievement Award for Distinguished Teaching.
April 19, 2023
SOCIOLOGY - Faculty members and graduate students affiliated with the Center for the Study of Women in Society (CSWS) generate and share research with other scholars and educators, the public, policy makers and activists. The feminist and allied researchers in this vibrant community come from a broad range of fields.
February 24, 2023
SOCIOLOGY - Department of Sociology Professor Claire Herbert is named the 2023 Tykeson Teaching Award for the Division of the Social Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences.
February 22, 2023
SOCIOLOGY - Associate Professor Matthew Norton received a Book Publication Award from the Office of the Provost for his book The Punishment of Pirates.
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.
July 18, 2022
The long legacy that women have made in sports at the UO and beyond. While Title IX continues to impact generations, we look at a group of alumnae who have inspired countless women and girls who came after them.
June 24, 2022
POLITICAL SCIENCE, SOCIOLOGY - The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Friday striking down the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade and 1992 Planned Parenthood v. Casey rulings, foreshadowed in a rare leak last month, is likely to have wide, but varying, effects nationally, several UO experts said.
June 21, 2022
Two interdisciplinary teams have been awarded seed funding through the Incubating Interdisciplinary Initiatives awards, known as I3 awards, which provide up to $50,000 to University of Oregon research teams.
May 24, 2022
SOCIOLOGY - UO graduate sociology student Mahindra Mohan Kumar has received a National Science Foundation grant to research CAHOOTS, a groundbreaking crisis intervention program in Eugene.
January 19, 2022
SOCIOLOGY - Shortly after AK Ikwuakor launched a fashion company in 2020—and just as he was preparing to leave to conduct an international motivational speaking tour—all US flights were grounded due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ikwuakor, BS ’07 (sociology), a serial entrepreneur and three-time All-American Ducks hurdler, found himself grounded in more ways than one.