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 on the Web
UO Champions: The UO held a “signing day” for its first Stamps Scholarship recipient, Candace Joyner, an outstanding student from Pleasant Hill.
UO in the News
Huffington Post: The UO’s Warsaw Sports Marketing Center was the first of its kind, and 20 years later its innovation continues.
The Sacramento Bee: History Professor Ellen Herman discusses the ongoing trials people can face when they put children up for adoption, as well as her “Adoption History Project.”
Mobiledia: Psychologists from the University of Oregon say that technology is affecting kids’ creativity.
UO Research: John Postlethwait and postdoc Ingo Braasch were among 91 co-authors on a Nature paper presenting the genome of the African coelacanth, which dates back to when fish first walked on land.
Daily Emerald: The UO’s annual Cinema Pacific Film Festival is underway this week with focuses on Mexico and China.
Oregonian: University of Oregon student-athlete Liz Brenner was one of three finalists for the Sullivan Award, which honors the nation's outstanding amateur athlete.
Did You Know?
AroundtheO: The UO’s green reputation strikes again as it lands among other top environmentally friendly schools on Princeton Review’s Green Colleges list.
- from the UO Office of Strategic Communications