News Archive prior to Feb. 2015

Jim Kopp explores Oregon's utopian history

Ore. -- (May 5, 2009) - From the German Christian colony in Aurora to
Rajneeshpuram in Antelope, Oregon has a long history with communes and utopian
communities. Author Jim Kopp will read from his book, "Eden Within Eden:
Oregon's Utopian Heritage," on

Academy Award winner Joe Hutshing to receive the UO’s Lawrence Medal

EUGENE, Ore.-(May 5, 2009)-Joe Hutshing moved to Los Angeles after college for the same reason many young people move to L.A.- to work in the film industry.

Federal public defender to speak at UO law commencement

EUGENE, Ore. -- (May 4, 2009) - Steven T. Wax, the federal public defender for the District of Oregon, will speak at the 2009 University of Oregon School of Law commencement on Saturday, May 16.

Suspected H1N1 flu case connected to the UO's child care facilities

Ore. -- (May 1, 2009) -- On Friday, May 1, a suspected case of H1N1 influenza
was discovered in an elementary school-age child who attends the Moss Street
Children's Center on the University of Oregon campus. The child has been

Feminist filmmaker to screen “Finding Dawn” at UO

EUGENE, Ore. -- (April 30, 2009) -- Métis writer and filmmaker Christine Welsh will screen her feature-length film "Finding Dawn," about the disappearance and murder of aboriginal women in British Columbia, at 3:30 p.m. on May 13, at the UO Knight Library Browsing Room, 1501 Kincaid St.

Knight Library exhibit celebrates 100 years of the UO Marching Band

EUGENE, Ore. -- (April 29, 2009) -- In honor of the centennial of the founding of the Oregon Marching Band, a comprehensive exhibit of the band and its precursors is on display in the Knight Library at the University of Oregon.

Harvard professor to talk about 50 years of change in Intercollegiate Athletics

EUGENE, Ore. -- (April 28, 2009) - Sponsorships, multimedia rights deals, strict recruitment standards and sophisticated revenue generation have all transformed intercollegiate athletics in the past 50 years.

Portland Career Center helps UO alumni focus on finding jobs

Ore. -- (April 27, 2009) - With Oregon unemployment at more than 12 percent,
finding a job is difficult for even the seasoned professional. But the task is
especially daunting for new college graduates, who face one of the toughest job