How "throw away" mentality is hurting the oceans; exploring relationships with homeless people and their pets; advancing disability rights; artist explores demise of a car company
Outstanding teachers aren’t hard to find at the University of Oregon. What can be hard is deciding which ones are among the finest.
That job is taken on each year when the university looks to recognize the best of the best, the teachers who are at the head of the class in more ways than one. These faculty members embrace the UO’s quest for innovation. They stretch beyond the limit. They answer “what if” with “let’s do it.”
The powerful work of artist Rick Bartow; keys to winning Supreme Court cases; a look into history of the Spanish Flu; Hollywood Ducks in the limelight
On June 15, several thousand UO students will be students no more.
Or at the least, they won't be undergraduates any more. Many will continue their academic adventure in graduate school, many others will move on to the first phase of their professional careers. Wherever they go, we wish them well.
The University of Oregon is helping turn trash into togs and saving old clothes from the landfill as part of its effort to keep campus green.
Two recent additions to the university's sustainability portfolio are the introduction of branded clothing made from discarded plastic soda bottles and the conversion of castoff uniforms into rags used by campus repair shops. Both are part of the ongoing efforts to reduce, reuse and recyle.
Red Edge gives a leading edge to digital advocacy; UO looks at solutions to the sexual assault problems on campus; five professors make a course on the science of bread; turning points in Oregon football