In The News

Vice President for Student Life Robin Holmes
November 14

VP Robin Holmes reiterates UO’s pot policy in USA Today story

Marijuana remains prohibited on campus, and the university will consider whether any policy changes are needed before the new law takes effect in July 2015
Interim President Scott Coltrane
November 7

Fathers still face stigma on family leave, Coltrane tells NYT

In an interview for The Upshot column, Coltrane talks about the potential penalties men face in taking leave
Naomi Zack
November 6

UO professor Naomi Zack discusses race in NYT column

In an interview with a Duquesne University philosophy professor, Zack talks about the false perceptions that help fuel racial inequity
Dennis Galvan
November 6

Study abroad is an investment in the future, Galvan writes

In a local op-ed column, the UO's vice president for international affairs writes about the benefits of sending students overseas to study
Michelle Scalise Sugiyama
November 6

Researcher's study on costs of war for women draws coverage

The journal Human Nature highlights research that looked at stories passed down for generations among people from around the world
October 29

TrackTown bid for IAAF World Championships draws headlines

Stories, a column and an editorial in two newspapers highlight the bid to hold the meet at an expanded Hayward Field
Paul Slovic
October 27

UO's Slovic tackles Ebola fears in Washington Post article

Paul Slovic has been quoted widely in the media about why people fear the Ebola virus despite the low risk of encountering it
Ed Madison
October 24

New video workshop gets attention for digital storytelling

The Digital Skills Workshop offers a new way to teach teachers how to use technology to help students meet new Common Core standards
October 24

Rawlins on writing: Don't let college essays drive you nuts

UO admissions director Jim Rawlins is featured in a USA Today article that offers high school students tips for writing a good admissions essay
Paul Slovic
October 8

UO psychologist discusses risk in Oregonian story on Ebola

While the odds of infection are low, people's perceptions are driven by 'our gut feelings,' says Paul Slovic

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