Education

Education

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.

Lane Community College has closed all its campuses today due to poor travel conditions and prospects for only limited improvements in road conditions.  LCC  asks people to not attempt to travel to any Lane Community College campuses or facilities unless required to do so by a Lane manager. And, be safe.

University of Oregon

University of Oregon Chemistry Professor Geri Richmond is among those chosen by the White House to receive the National Medal of Science. She’ll travel to Washington D.C. in a couple of weeks to accept the award, along with 8 other scientists.

Karen Richards

International student populations at the University of Oregon and Lane Community College have ballooned in the last five years. Both schools have long-term goals to further increase the numbers. However certain costs and risks could jeopardize their efforts.

 

University of Oregon

Last month black students at the University of Oregon met with President Schill to discuss challenges African-Americans face on campus. After that meeting, the Black Student Task Force published a list of demands addressed to UO’s administration.

City of Eugene

A bike safety program for middle school students in Eugene and Springfield is expanding. A $30,000 grant will help the program add over 40 classes.

Casper Journal

Umpqua Community College Wednesday appointed Dr. Walter Nolte as its new interim president.
Nolte is 67.

Wikipedia

Florence-area students were released early today in advance of a potentially strong windstorm. District buses started to leave schools at about 12:30 p.m. All afternoon and evening activities districtwide are being canceled.

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