Oregon’s high school graduation rate increased to 73-point-8 percent in 2015. That’s up 2 percent from the year before.

Kyra Buckley/KLCC

Lane Community College is in the final stages of renovating its Center Building on the main campus. Today more than 150 community members and students gathered to cut the ribbon to the new facilities.

Marcola High School

Some Oregon public schools will be allowed to keep their Native American Mascots…at least for now. The State Board of Education last week said that’s only if they secure permission from a tribe. One of those schools is in the Mohawk Valley—KLCC’s Tiffany Eckert speaks with the superintendent of Marcola School District.

University of Oregon

A team of scientist at the University of Oregon has received a $900,000 grant. The team, led by physicist Richard Taylor, hopes to develop a bio-inspired retinal implant.

Karen Richards

One hundred eighteen college students spent last weekend holed up in the Lillis Business Complex, intensively writing computer code and strategizing. They were participants in the first gaming “hack-a-thon” at the University of Oregon.


The University of Oregon is pulling out of its high-profile, $3.4 million branding and advertising contract, instead directing the money towards academic and research goals.  

The Power Of The Second Language

Jan 11, 2016

Recorded on: January 8, 2016

Air Date: January 11, 2016

The Power of the Second Language

Guest Speakers:
Darby Gionnone, Founder of School District 4J's Yujin Gakuen
Robin Chappell, Charlemagne French Immersion School
Joel Lavin, Eugene's Camino del Río/River Road Elementary School
Eric Pakulak, Brain Development Lab at the University of Oregon

Coordinator: Randy Prince

Rachael McDonald

To commemorate the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, some of his original first folios are on tour in the United States. The University of Oregon’s Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art is the only place in the state hosting this traveling exhibit.

Ian Campbell / Roseburg News-Review

The Umpqua Community College building where a man fatally shot 9 people will be completely remodeled under a plan approved Thursday by the school’s Board of Trustees.

Jacob Lewin

More than one in four of Oregon's high school students don't graduate...or at least don't graduate on time.  The U.S. Department of Education ranks the state 47th, although that's up from 49th a year ago.