News Archive prior to Feb. 2015

UO volunteers join the nation’s largest day of community service

EUGENE, Ore. -- (Oct. 22, 2013) – More than 100 University of Oregon students and faculty are planning to participate in Make a Difference Day, a national event on Oct. 26 to give back service to local communities.

UO’s Turnbull Center hosts The Fearless Freelancer on Oct. 24

EUGENE, Ore. -- (Oct. 17, 2013) – Veteran freelancer Julie Williams offers the following advice for anyone considering independent work as a career or lifestyle choice.

“Make sure you have your eyes wide open,” she says.

UO purchases Ken Kesey Papers and prepares collection for academic use

EUGENE, Ore. -- (Oct. 23, 2013) – Research and educational opportunities in the humanities at the University of Oregon just got markedly better, thanks to the university’s recent purchase of the Ken Kesey Papers.

UO releases book and documentary on human rights in Guatemala

EUGENE, Ore. (Oct. 11, 2013)—The English translation of a Spanish-language report on an archive documenting human rights abuses in Guatemala and a new documentary film on the same subject will help raise awareness of human rights around the world.

Frohnmayer named to AAAS board of directors

UO Law professor, president emeritus joins most accomplished scholars and practitioners worldwide

"Fall Press Day" at UO for Oregon middle and high school journalists

EUGENE, Ore. -- (Oct. 9, 2013) -- More than 500 middle and high school journalists across Oregon have an opportunity to improve their craft during Fall Press Day at the University of Oregon. 

Just the Facts

Errors and inaccuracies are human nature, even for journalists. When misinformation is communicated about the UO, we establish facts here.

Oct. 7, 2013 – The Register-Guard, page B2

United Academics ratifies first faculty collective bargaining contract at the UO

EUGENE, Ore. -- (Oct. 8, 2013) -- Today the University of Oregon and United Academics, the union representing more than 1,800 faculty members at the University of Oregon, finalized a first-time collective bargaining agreement.

UO Health Center launches SexPositive app

EUGENE, Ore. -- (Oct. 8, 2013) -- The University of Oregon Health Center is launching a smartphone app titled SexPositive.