Multiple locations will offer Weaving New Beginnings event

To allow for a greater number of participants, Weaving New Beginnings — the University of Oregon’s annual networking reception for students, staff and faculty members of color and their allies — will be livestreamed between locations in Eugene and Portland.

In-person receptions will be held on Oct. 27 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Erb Memorial Union ballroom and in the White Room at UO Portland. Those who cannot attend can participate virtually via Zoom.

Speakers will be Kimberly Johnson, vice provost for undergraduate education and student success, and Andrew DeVigal, journalism professor and co-director of the multimedia journalism master’s program in Portland.

Preregistration is required to receive the Zoom link, and RSVPs are recommended for in-person attendees. A signup form is available online at Gift bags will be given to the first 100 participants.