Education

Education

Jacob Lewin

In recent years, the University of Oregon and Oregon State University together have increased enrollment by more than 10-thousand undergraduates. The number of in-state students has been relatively flat. The new dependence on out-of-state students raises a lot of questions. Meanwhile the corporate tax measure 97, on the ballot next week, may also have an impact on that trend.

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There is valid controversy about spending on college athletics. There are unresolved problems with the monetization of big sports. Those issues aside, college athletics are entwined on campuses in multiple, positive ways.

Karen Richards

Lane Community College's classified staff and its administration have reached a tentative contract agreement. If approved by both sides, the union won't strike. But more tough talks are coming.

UO Gets $500M Gift From Phil And Penny Knight

Oct 18, 2016

The University of Oregon has received $500 million dollar gift from Phil and Penny Knight to create a new campus-within-a-campus devoted to fast-track scientific discoveries. The donation will cover half the cost of a new Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact in Eugene. President Michael Schill says the campus will help the university broaden its reach. Researchers and entrepreneurs will work in the same spaces, speeding the process of translating research...

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Despite recent improvements in local and statewide high school graduation rates, Oregon still ranks third from the bottom nationwide. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

Rachael McDonald

A project that would provide housing to homeless high schoolers in Eugene is moving forward thanks to federal funds approved this week.

Rachael McDonald

As Oregon observes the one year anniversary of the shooting at Umpqua Community College on October 1st, the people who reported on the tragedy tell their stories. A University of Oregon Journalism school project called Reporting Roseburg was released this week. KLCC’s Rachael McDonald was interviewed for the project. She spoke with the two women behind it, Assistant Professor Nicole Dahmen and Instructor Lori Shontz.

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The incoming class of Ducks is the most diverse in the University of Oregon’s history, officials say. As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, the returns follow several years of effort.

Brian Bull

Trucks, boxes, totes -- and sweat -- marked the “Unpack the Quack” event at the University of Oregon. Roughly 3,000 students and their families clustered on campus today to move in. KLCC's Brian Bull reports.

Jacob Lewin

Oregon's economy has been on the upswing and that's having unforeseen effects. For some Oregon school districts, it's contributing to a serious shortage of teachers.

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