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Generation Green

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With projects ranging from glacier research to pond turtle conservation to an exploratory climb into an old-forest canopy, ELP students prepare to carry UO's legacy of environmental leadership into the future.

The Life of the Mind in Troubled Times

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What is the value of the humanities in a precarious economy? Cascade convened a panel of humanities faculty to discuss.

Sidebar: Read UO President Richard Lariviere's comments on "The 'Demise' of Sanskrit and the So-Called Crisis in the Crisis in the Humanities."

Pakistan in Crisis

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Anita Weiss warns that instability in Pakistan creates a huge opening for extremism in the region and puts the country’s political future — as well as its nuclear arsenal — at risk.

Dean's Page

A man in a suit and tieThanks, ironically, to the economic downturn, it’s been an extraordinary year for faculty recruitment for the College of Arts and Sciences. .

About Cascade


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Black is the new gray,  now entering the blogosphere, reconciliation after “The Troubles”  and more… 

Natural Sciences

A stained glass windowSpinal control and cerebral palsy, the beauty of math,  collaborative climate change initiative  and more...

Social Sciences

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African Studies, surprising inequities wrought by Katrina, Latin American explorations, and more...


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Arabic tops 200, medieval insults, the healing art of fiction and more...

CAS Alumni

A man in a suit and tieA memorial tribute to legendary political science professor Jim Klonoski, with remembrances by several prominent alumni.

Online Extras

Gödel, Escher, Bach

A comment iconRead about a UO alum's provocative book, plus his further explorations into cognition.

The Perpendicular

A comment iconFind out why Mark Thoma's economics blog is a must-read.

Humanists Stake Their Claim

An audio icon Read the Q&A from our lively humanities roundtable and/or listen to the entire discussion.

Post Your Klonoski Tribute

A comment iconAdd your own remembrance and learn about the reinstated dollar check-off (a Klonoski point of pride).

A Pakistan Primer

A comment iconThe last two years have been turbulent, even by Pakistan's standards. 

McNeely's Talk at Google

A video icon Watch Ian McNeely's talk at Google, Inc. and read a chapter from his book, Reinventing Knowledge.

Math Does Windows

A camera iconCheck out the dazzling "math windows" in Deady Hall.

Fairy Tales for Modern Times

A comment icon A while back, in a city that shall remain nameless, lived a media mogul, his trophy wife, and their daughter...

Visitors from Malawi, Kenya and Nepal

A video iconWatch video interviews with engineers who came to the UO for a computer networking workshop.