Education

Education

Dr. Mary Spilde made the announcement at Wednesday night's Board of Education meeting.

Jes Burns

University of Oregon students rallied Wednesday in protest of proposed tuition hikes. The rally was followed by a meeting with administration.

UCC Strong

Within hours of the mass shooting at Umpqua Community College, a fund was created with donations to help the victims.  More than $650,000 dollars have already been distributed to those most directly harmed by what happened. Now, nearly four months after the campus tragedy, the UCC Strong Fund is broadening its scope of support.

KOIN.com

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.

OPB

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

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