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: Monday was a day of celebration for the more than 5,000 graduates of the UO’s class of 2013.
Press News: A new study by researchers at the University of Oregon shows how a select group of stem cells can create progenitors that then generate numerous subtypes of cells.
Indian Country: UO undergraduate Carson Viles wants to produce a senior thesis that documents the methods and techniques that are most effective for learning tribal languages.
AroundtheO: Strom, a physics professor, played a pivotal role in last summer’s monumental discovery of what is believed to be the elusive Higgs boson, a particle that since 1964 has existed only as a theory.
UO on the Web
AroundtheO: More of the Portland metro area’s top “Academic Achievers” will flock to the UO than any other university in the world come fall.
AroundtheO: Jim Rawlins, a nationally recognized leader in admissions, has been hired as the new director of Admissions at the University of Oregon.
AroundtheO: A year-end report from UO’s Office of Public Records indicates a larger volume than ever of requests for information and a steadily decreasing amount of time required to fulfill the requests.
Celebrating Champions: The Portland Rose Festival activities include the University of Oregon, from the entry in the grand floral parade to incoming freshman Hannah Rice, who was crowned as its queen.
GoDucks.com: NCAA champion Elijah Greer led 27 Duck track and field student-athletes -- nearly a quarter of the roster -- who earned Pac-12 all-academic honors.