UO Weekly Wrap for Oct. 11-18

Bowerman Sports Science Clinic to host open house Oct. 24

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

Keeping Kesey

The Register-Guard: The University of Oregon purchased the collected papers of novelist Ken Kesey and will make them available for academics and research.

Crystals in Picabo's rocks point to 'recycled' super-volcanic magma chambers

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.

UO Launches SexPositive App

KEZI-TV: UO Health Center leaders say they hope the app helps students make healthy sexual decisions.

Aspiring journalists gather at UO's 28th Fall Press Day

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.

UO Research

Research Faculty Breakfast: Reflecting on UO research accomplishments

AroundtheO: Sponsored by the office for Research, Innovation and Graduate Education, the Research Faculty Breakfast is part of October Research Month.

UO Bowerman Sports Science Clinic to host open house on Oct. 24

Oregon Research: The Bowerman Sports Science Clinic will be open for walk-through tours and live demonstrations of the biomechanical analysis equipment.

UO on the Web

Once a Duck Always a Duck

UO Alumni Association: Homecoming events include reunions, pep rally and parade.

UO's Frohnmayer named to American Academy of Arts & Sciences board

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.

UO Happenings

Sitar virtuoso Seshadri to wow UO audiences

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.

UO Athletics

Top of the class

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.

Oregon Ducks to wear pink helmets against Washington State to fight breast cancer

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.