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: UO President Michael Gottfredson welcomes students and faculty back to campus in a guest commentary.
THE Journal: The National Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports operates out of the University of Oregon, and will use the 1.6 million dollar grant to create a national network of resources and research to help students with disabilities succeed academically.
Eugene Weekly: A new course taught by Senior Instructor Julie Haack aims to spread the philosophy of green chemistry and responsible product design with a wide variety of students in different disciplines.
UO on the Web
Celebrating Champions: The 2013 UO freshman class is setting records for excellence, and the UO is highlighting some incoming students in a series of profiles appearing on the UO homepage.
AroundtheO: Laurie Phillips completed her doctoral work at the University of North Carolina, moved across the country to join the public relations faculty at the UO School of Journalism and Communication, and was selected as one of the inaugural group of fellows by the Kopenhaver Center.
Science Codex: In a recent study conducted by researchers at Arizona State University and UO, scientists found that a small sample of saliva could reveal resilience against stress.
Oregon Research: The office for Research, Innovation and Graduate Education will highlight the role research plays -- on campus and beyond -- with special events throughout October that are geared toward the UO and local communities.
AroundtheO: The “Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation” at the University of Oregon School of Law will delve into the delicate balance of energy policy and environmental policy during its annual symposium on Oct. 5.
AroundtheO: Hal Varian, the chief economist for Google, will be the guest speaker for the Oct. 10 George Slape Public Lecture, hosted by the University of Oregon's Department of Economics. The lecture will be at 7 p.m. in Room 123 of the UO’s Global Scholars Hall.
GoDucks.com: The University of Oregon Athletics Department announced the addition of women’s sand volleyball to begin NCAA competition in the spring of 2014.
Eugene Weekly: Club sports offer UO students a fun way to explore activities and meet new people on campus.
- from the UO Office of Strategic Communications