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.
Health Canal: Essential amino acids can help patients recover from knee-replacement surgeries faster and with much less atrophy.
Discovery News: UO psychology professor Jennifer Pfeifer has noted a link between experiencing a rejection and subsequently taking more risks than usual.
KVAL: Researchers at Oregon State University and the University of Oregon this week announced a scientific advance that has eluded researchers for more than 100 years – a platform to study and fully understand the aqueous chemistry of aluminum, one of the world’s most important metals.
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UONews: Just a month after being ranked ninth worldwide for sustainability by Corporate Knights, the graduate programs at the University of Oregon’s Lundquist College of Business were ranked No. 8 internationally for sustainability in Net Impact’s “Business as UNusual: The Student Guide to Graduate Programs 2013.”
AroundtheO: Gabriel Sanchez, a member of the McNair Scholars Program at the UO, attended the 40th national conference of the Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science this fall and received an undergraduate research award from conference judges.
AroundtheO: On Oct. 28 Pacific Source Health Civil War Challenge kicked off its third year of uniting UO and Oregon State fans in a friendly competition that will benefit nonprofit organizations in the Willamette Valley.
The World: The UO Museum of Natural and Cultural History is planning a bead exhibit in May 2014 that will showcase beaded jewelry from all over the world, including local Oregon tribal work.
The Register-Guard: The world-famous Vienna Boys Choir performs in Eugene for the first time in eight years, at the University of Oregon on Monday.
The Oregonian: The University of Oregon helped raise more than $200,000 for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund in an auction of 25 pink helmets worn by the football team during its Oct. 19 game against Washington State.
Under Our Wing: Blogger Alex Lyons experiences ESPN’s traditional GameDay tailgate first hand.
- from the UO Office of Strategic Communications