The Weekly Wrap is an update each Friday morning from the Office of Strategic Communications. It provides highlights of news you may have missed during the week and showcases UO stories about amazing students, faculty, staff and alumni.
UO in the News
Oregonian: President Michael Gottfredson announced today that Coltrane has accepted the position of senior vice president and provost following a comprehensive national search.
The Bend Bulletin: The Bend Bulletin highlights two MBA programs in Bend launched by UO and OSU-Cascades.
Daily Emerald: Ten UO students traveled to Texas to attend the Creating Change conference, the biggest congregation of activists who gather to promote equality and raise awareness concerning the LGBTQ community.
Lane Today: The City of Eugene and Lane Transit District discuss linking LCC and UO bike share systems at an open house on Wednesday.
National Geographic: The National Geographic article on newly discovered DNA linking Native American origins to Asia cites UO anthropologist Dennis Jenkins, who believes the discovery could apply to findings in the Oregon Paisley Caves.
Media Post: Researchers at the UO discover that individuals feel brilliant but score poorly on trivia questions when they are denied social connections during testing.
UONews: Research led by a University of Oregon doctoral student in California's Santa Cruz Mountains has uncovered geologic evidence that supports historical narratives for two earthquakes in the 68 years prior to San Francisco's devastating 1906 disaster.
Daily Emerald: UO women’s athletics is prospering due to the new ‘Women in Flight’ initiative.
The Oregonian: UO Junior and Olympic competitor Laurenne Ross crashed in the downhill portion of the women’s super combined. She will compete in two more events.