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: For a third year, trios of graduate-level University of Oregon students -- in law, public policy and conflict resolution -- will spend four months studying how local nonprofit agencies operate and helping them up their game.
Eugene Daily News: A parody by UO students of the popular “Gangnam style” music video merits a national award.
UO News: An eight-week intervention involving 141 preschoolers in a Head Start program and their parents produced significant improvements in the children's behavior and brain functions supporting attention. It also reduced levels of parental stress that, in turn, improved the families' quality of life.
UO on the Web
AroundtheO: Two sergeants from the University of Oregon Police Department have completed a prestigious leadership program in Salem.
AroundtheO: Fifteen Oregon teachers were on campus, making art and learning Latin American history, thanks to the Summer Institute for Middle School and High School Teachers.
Register-Guard: A bill that would grant the UO its own governing board was comfortably approved by the state Senate on Wednesday and heads to the House, where it is also expected to pass.
eDucks: UO completed its fourth top-25 finish in five years and topped all institutions with 18 or fewer NCAA sports for a sixth consecutive year in the final 2012-13 Division I Learfield Sports Directors Cup standings.