UO Weekly Wrap for Sept. 13-20

UO physicists have taken eadership roles at CERN's ATLAS program

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

University of Oregon Honored as a Military Friendly School Once Again

eNews Park Forest: UO has once again earned the acknowledgement as a top military friendly school.

UO, faculty strike a deal

The Register-Guard: United Academics and UO reached tentative agreement on first collective bargaining contract.

UO on the Web

Atlas of Yellowstone, begun as UO class project, receives historical society award

AroundtheO: The UO-led Atlas of Yellowstone has received an award from the Wyoming State Historical Society – the second award this year for the atlas, which began nine years ago as a geography class project at the UO.

UO Board of Trustees appointments carried over

AroundtheO: Instead of voting to confirm the members of the board, the Senate voted to refer all of the governor's executive appointments for three university boards of trustees back to the Senate Rules Committee.

UO physicists gain data leadership roles at CERN's ATLAS program

Oregon Research: The Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Geneva is shut down for scheduled retooling, but as crews work to double its energy capacity for proton collisions to 14 trillion electron volts (TeV), two University of Oregon physicists are rising into pivotal leadership roles for the data handling system of the ATLAS experiment.

UO Happenings

Kicking off Hispanic Heritage Month with soccer tournament

KVAL: The University of Oregon hosted a day full of activities celebrating Hispanic culture on Sunday to mark the beginning of Hispanic heritage month, kicking off the festivities with an all-ages soccer tournament.

“Transatlanticism” continues through Feb. 9 at UO Schnitzer museum

AroundtheO: An exhibit focusing on Iberian and Latin American studies continues through next February at the University of Oregon Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.

UO Athletics

Mundt Named John Mackey Tight End of the Week

Scout: Following Johnny Mundt’s breakout performance in the Ducks’ 59-14 win over Tennessee on Sept. 14, Mundt has been awarded John Mackey Tight End of the Week.