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.
Oregon Research: The chemistry professor also serves as Oregon's Presidential Chair in science.
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.
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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.
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.
Celebrating Champions: Banking innovator Joshua Greenough, a 2002 UO graduate, is the UOAA’s 2013 Outstanding Young Alumni Award recipient.
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.
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.
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.