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
The Oregonian: Scott Coltrane, a sociologist and former University of Oregon dean of arts and sciences who has filled in as interim provost since July, is one of four finalists to get the university's No. 2 post on a permanent basis.
Bike Portland: With its bike parking spaces crammed and its long-term bike loan program booked solid, the University of Oregon is preparing to add a four-station bicycle sharing system on its Eugene campus.
KEZI: Construction for the University of Oregon’s student union building is officially under way. After years of planning, people involved with the project are very excited to actually see some changes being made.
Register-Guard: The editorial cites UO efforts in recruiting top students.
WRCBtv: UO professor Edward Vogel comments on the problems that arise when technology becomes too integrated in our lives.
Celebrating Champions: Ashley Nelson capped off her undergraduate odyssey at the University of Oregon with a five-month-long research trip to Antarctica.
UO on the Web
AroundtheO: The University of Oregon School of Law is launching a new initiative to dramatically expand its presence in Portland.
AroundtheO: The University of Oregon is providing students an opportunity to learn about historic and contemporary Native American issues through a new Native American Studies minor.
UO News: The University of Oregon will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with its weeklong MLK Celebration beginning Monday, Jan. 20.
UONews: The JSMA at the University of Oregon presents “Emancipating the Past: Kara Walker’s Tales of Slavery and Power,” on view from Jan. 25 to April 6.
AroundtheO: The UO registrar’s office has found that UO student athletes don’t fit the negative stereotypes associated with college athletes and academic performance.
- from the UO Office of Strategic Communications