UO Weekly Wrap for Jan. 24-31

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.


Geraldine Richmond Named President-Elect of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Oregon Research: The chemistry professor also serves as Oregon's Presidential Chair in science. 

Oregon researchers show how building design impacts indoor bacteria

UONews: Microbes drawn from the dust in 155 of the rooms in the Lillis Business Complex have provided clues that could inspire future architectural designers to encourage a healthy indoor environment.


UO Board of Trustees elect officers, establish committees

UONews: The new UO Board of Trustees concluded a two-day meeting during which a board chair and vice chair were elected, bylaws were established and three committees were formed.

Apple honors UO's Hickman in Mac anniversary fete

AroundtheO: UO professor Craig Hickman's tinkering to create a computer drawing program his 3-year-old son could use has landed him a prominent niche in the 30th anniversary celebration of the Macintosh computer.

Banking innovator named 2013 Outstanding Young Alumni

Celebrating Champions: Banking innovator Joshua Greenough, a 2002 UO graduate, is the UOAA’s 2013 Outstanding Young Alumni Award recipient.


University Of Oregon College Of Arts And Sciences And The Science Factory Team Up So Kids Can 'Meet A Scientist'

AmericanTowns: The annual Science Factory event features UO professors who give kids and families the chance to ‘Meet A Scientist,’ and engage in fun scientific activities.


Three Named to USA Softball Top-50 List

GoDucks.com: Oregon softball's Cheridan Hawkins, Alexa Peterson and Janie Takeda were each named to the USA Softball Top-50 Watch List, the organization announced on Wednesday.

Phil Knight Bobblehead Unveiled

GoDucks.com: The bobblehead that all fans attending Saturday's game against USC will receive is an image of Phil Knight. The game will celebrate the impact of the Knights on the University of Oregon.