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August 14

Marathon bargaining session brings about tentative agreement

The three-year agreement includes 8 percent raises, protections for non-tenure-track faculty and flexibility funding contingent positions.
UO professor of piano Alexandre Dossin
August 14

Bernstein piano works performed by UO's Dossin continue to earn praise

Alexandre Dossin's 'Thirteen Anniversaries' highlights short works Leonard Bernstein wrote to celebrate friends, family and colleagues.
UO President Michael Schill is asking for faculty-authored books for his office
August 13

Wanted: Faculty-authored books for President Schill’s office bookcase

The UO's new leader is holding drop-in hours in August and September and inviting faculty to stop by with books they have authored.
The EMU will remain closed an additional week due to renovation work
August 12

EMU to remain closed an additional week while renovations continue

Work on the student union's main entrance is taking longer that initially expected, but the building is scheduled to reopen Aug. 22.
August 11

President names new vice president for university communications

Kyle Henley, currently at Colorado State University, will take over the newly independent Office of University Communications.
(From left) UO student Jeffrey Newmark, Nick Giustina, arts and administration instructor David Turner, student Indigo Vance Eyebright, Dan Giustina, student Esther Weng and Dean of Libraries Adriene Lim
August 10

$1M gift endows director of Special Collections and University Archives

New gift from the Giustina Forest Foundation will secure outstanding leadership and enhance vital library resources.
UO emeritus professor of biology George Carroll
August 10

Emeritus professor George Carroll receives distinguished scientist award

An internationally recognized expert on mushrooms and fungi, Carroll recently received the Distinguished Mycologist Award from a national society.
UO landscape architecture professor Robert Ribe
August 7

American Society of Landscape Architects names Robert Ribe to council

Robert Ribe’s interdisciplinary research guides forest ecosystem management, wildfire risk and sustainability programs nationwide.
Scaffolding surrounds Gerlinger Hall during exterior renovations
August 5

Renovation of Gerlinger Hall exterior to last through December

The work involves restoring the exterior brickwork, replacing deteriorated wood and applying new paint.
August 4

Parties in sexual assault lawsuit reach settlement agreement

The agreement ends all litigation of the matter and will all the UO to focus on its ongoing efforts to stop sexual violence on campus.

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