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 Register-Guard: The University of Oregon purchased the collected papers of novelist Ken Kesey and will make them available for academics and research.
California Science and Technology News: UO geologist Ilya N. Bindeman finds that another super-eruption from the still-alive Yellowstone volcanic field is less likely for the next few million years than previously thought.
KEZI-TV: UO Health Center leaders say they hope the app helps students make healthy sexual decisions.
KVAL-TV: The Northwest Scholastic Press Association and the UO School of Journalism invited young journalists to campus with the opportunity to improve their craft in a daylong event.
AroundtheO: Sponsored by the office for Research, Innovation and Graduate Education, the Research Faculty Breakfast is part of October Research Month.
Oregon Research: The Bowerman Sports Science Clinic will be open for walk-through tours and live demonstrations of the biomechanical analysis equipment.
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UO Alumni Association: Homecoming events include reunions, pep rally and parade.
Oregon Law: Dave Frohnmayer, University of Oregon president emeritus and law professor, has been named to the board of directors for the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.
AroundtheO: World-renowned sitar virtuoso Kartik Seshadri will demonstrate his instrument and the playing style of Indian classical music to students on October 18 at 2 p.m.
The Register-Guard: Tom Heinonen is headed to the UO Hall of Fame after coaching track for 28 years. The inductees will be honored this weekend.
Oregonian: The Ducks will take the field on Saturday wearing uniforms to honor cancer survivors and help raise money for the fight against women's cancers.