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Can We Talk?

A man's face painted as the worldFor passionate language learners, the UO offers a path to a "superior level of proficiency."

The Language Triumverate

Chinese Flagship: Critical to National Security

Spanish 101: The Linguistic Reality

Playing Those Mind Games, Forever

A young girl daydreamingAre the imaginary friends of childhood—and even adulthood—a sign of superior creativity or fantasy-reality confusion? Or both?

How Microfinance Has Failed to Deliver

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A UO anthropologist from Bangladesh offers a unique perspective on the much-touted practice of microlending, concluding that it rarely benefits the poor. 

Dean's Page

A man in a suit and tieLanguage instruction has been transformed over the last decade as the range of student abilities has become vastly more complex.  

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Natural Sciences

Pipes crossing open, hilly landUO's private science cloud, smoke signals, magma power and more...

Social Sciences

A man in a uniformWhat opera can do for history, Brown v Board of Education and more... 


A cup of coffee on a saucer plateCultural preservation, Dylan Thomas prize, West Coast speech and more...

CAS Alumni

A woman in a police officer uniformHonoring our emergency responder alumni.

Online Extras

Officer Memorial

A man in a police uniform, holding a motorcycle helmetThousands gathered at Matt Arena to honor Officer Chris Kilcullen ('95).

Prisoner of the Taliban

A man wearing a turban Political science alum tells his tale of survival.

Chomsky on Campus

A manWatch Noam Chomsky's recent UO lecture.

Nixon in China

A man and a woman acting on stageWatch excerpts from the opera, coming soon to Eugene. 

Survival by Digitization

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As political instability in Yemen increases, centuries-old manuscripts are at risk.

The Downside of Microfinance

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Listen to NPR and other interviews with anthropologist Lamia Karim.

Corazon Aquino Tree

A tree near a buildingThree’s a charm for a living memorial.