UO http://klcc.org en What RAIN Can Bring To The Southern Willamette Valley http://klcc.org/post/what-rain-can-bring-southern-willamette-valley <p>Meeting Date: May 30th, 2014<br />Air Date: June 2, 2014</p><p>Last summer, the Oregon legislature approved $3.5 million seed funding for the South Willamette Valley Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network (RAIN). RAIN’s goal is economic development for our area, which is slowly making the transition from a dependence on natural resources to a knowledge-based economy.</p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 15:45:00 +0000 Desmond O'Boyle 14739 at http://klcc.org Growing Forward: Maintaining Liveability Through Better Town-Gown Relations http://klcc.org/post/growing-forward-maintaining-liveability-through-better-town-gown-relations <p>Air Date: April 21, 2014</p><p>Meeting Date: April 18, 2014</p><p>A large institution of higher education in a small- or mid-sized town inevitably influences life in that locale. The Eugene-Springfield area is no exception. The UO brings the benefits of research and innovation, economic development, and employment opportunities. It brings new ideas, resources, and diverse people into the community.</p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:48:00 +0000 Desmond O'Boyle 12050 at http://klcc.org Oregon Softball Sweeps Civil War Series In Corvallis http://klcc.org/post/oregon-softball-sweeps-civil-war-series-corvallis <p>The #1 ranked Oregon Ducks softball team completed their Civil War series with Oregon State Monday with a sweep.</p><p></p><p><br />In the final game in Corvallis, the Ducks crushed the Beavers 18-0, after winning games on Saturday and Sunday.<br /><br />Over the course of the three-game series, Oregon outscored OSU 38 to 7.&nbsp; The Ducks should stay at #1 in this week's national rankings. &nbsp;<br />&nbsp;</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 01:46:41 +0000 Jes Burns 11751 at http://klcc.org Oregon Softball Sweeps Civil War Series In Corvallis Building Equity And Inclusion At The UO And Beyond http://klcc.org/post/building-equity-and-inclusion-uo-and-beyond <p>Meeting Date: Friday April 11, 2014</p><p>Air Date: Monday April 14, 2014</p><p>Diversity is central to the academic mission of the university. The meaning of <em>diversity</em> and how to makes it meaningful in the lives of UO students, faculty, and staff are the focus of the presentation by Alex-Assensoh. The UO has long been known as a place where talent is identified and nurtured. Programs and policies instituted by the Equity and Inclusion office are designed to create a more welcoming environment for all members of the community.</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:50:00 +0000 Desmond O'Boyle 11637 at http://klcc.org Oregon Softball Makes History With #1 Ranking http://klcc.org/post/oregon-softball-makes-history-1-ranking <p>The University of Oregon softball team hit a milestone this week.&nbsp; For the first time in school history, they are the number one team in the country.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The top ranking comes after the Ducks won two in a three-game series against then-number-one UCLA.&nbsp; After the final game Sunday, senior utility player Kailee Cuico told Oregon Sports Network the series showed what the team could do.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 18:11:42 +0000 Jes Burns 11417 at http://klcc.org Oregon Softball Makes History With #1 Ranking Oregon Women Come Out Strong In NIT With 90-63 Win http://klcc.org/post/oregon-women-come-out-strong-nit-90-63-win <p>The University of Oregon women's basketball team opened the first round of the National Invitational Tournament with a 27 point win Thursday night in Eugene.</p><p></p><p>The Stockton, CA-based University of the Pacific had a nice season in the West Coast Conference going 12 and 6.&nbsp; It was the exact opposite of the Ducks in the PAC-12. In fact, Oregon just barely had enough overall wins to even qualify for the NIT.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 05:27:48 +0000 Jes Burns 10223 at http://klcc.org Oregon Women Come Out Strong In NIT With 90-63 Win Ducks Won't Repeat As PAC-12 Tournament Champions http://klcc.org/post/ducks-wont-repeat-pac-12-tournament-champions <p>The University of Oregon’s bid to repeat as PAC-12 tournament champions was squandered Thursday night by the same team they defeated last year to win it all.&nbsp; UCLA blew the game open in the second half to win by 19.&nbsp;</p><p>.</p><p>The game was a back and forth affair for most of the first half, but UCLA got hot shooting and opened up a 20 point lead with five minutes go.&nbsp; They held on to win 82-63.&nbsp; Oregon’s Joe Young scored a game-high 29 points, but no other Duck broke into double figures.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 04:46:09 +0000 Jes Burns 9796 at http://klcc.org Ducks Won't Repeat As PAC-12 Tournament Champions Track Town On Track For World Junior Championships http://klcc.org/post/track-town-track-world-junior-championships <p>This week, Eugene is hosting representatives from the International Association of Athletics Federations, track and field's governing body. They are reviewing progress for July's World Junior Championships, being held in the United States for the first time.</p><p>Abby Hoffman is a four-time Olympian and a member of the IAAF Council. She says this visit is focused on logistics, such as coordinating with the U of O to house and feed an estimated 1,600 athletes.</p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 22:53:52 +0000 Karen Richards 9791 at http://klcc.org Track Town On Track For World Junior Championships Ducks Down Beavers In PAC-12 Tournament Civil War Game http://klcc.org/post/ducks-down-beavers-pac-12-tournament-civil-war-game <p>It was a Civil War battle Wednesday night in the first round of the PAC-12 Tournament.&nbsp; The number Ducks played the Beavers in Las Vegas, and the U of O walked away with the victory.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Oregon and Oregon State had already met twice this season, with each team chalking a win.&nbsp; The Ducks entered the PAC-12 Tournament with momentum though, having won their previous seven games.</p><p></p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 04:18:38 +0000 Jes Burns 9722 at http://klcc.org Ducks Down Beavers In PAC-12 Tournament Civil War Game Eugene Police Partner With UO Students On Crime Prevention http://klcc.org/post/eugene-police-partner-uo-students-crime-prevention <p>For several years, the Eugene Police Department has focused on educating college students about crime prevention. Now there is a new partnership, led by student interns.</p><p><br />Sergeant Lisa Barong is with the EPD crime prevention unit:<br />Barong: "Our local college students are victims of property crime at a much higher rate than most of the citizens in our community."<br />Last school year, the police worked with a public relations class at the U of O. They brainstormed ways to educate students on how to protect their property from break-in and theft.</p><p></p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 08:00:01 +0000 Karen Richards 2743 at http://klcc.org Eugene Police Partner With UO Students On Crime Prevention