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Emily Sutton

Graduate Teaching Fellows at the University of Oregon held a rally Wednesday on campus to protest the GOP tax bill. It would require grad students to pay taxes on their tuition waivers.

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It's innovation week at the University of Oregon, and Friday's Innovation Summit is packed with events showcasing every department. 

 


Karen Richards

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden met Saturday with Eugene area DACA recipients and advocates of the program. He wanted stories he could bring back to Washington to convince Senators who are not yet on board with legislation to protect the DREAMers.

 


Maria Hinojosa has hosted NPR’s Latino USA for 22 years. She brings a unique perspective about what it means to be American, which she will present as part of Oregon Humanities Center’s “We the People” lecture series on October 5th. She speaks with KLCC’s Eric Alan about her views on being American, her sense of civic duty, and all of our roles in challenging conversations about identity.  

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The University of Oregon has hired a Nobel laureate in physics, to join their faculty this fall.  KLCC’s Brian Bull reports. 

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On Saturday the Women of Oregon's track team achieved something never seen before: a triple crown. This academic year, they won NCAA Division One titles in cross country, indoor and outdoor track and field. 

 


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Two of Oregon’s largest universities got state approval for tuition increases Thursday. The hikes come two weeks after they were rejected by the same commission.

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Next fall, the University of Oregon will enact a new reporting policy in cases of sexual assault and gender-based discrimination. The policy puts victims in charge.

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A state commission Thursday rejected the University of Oregon’s plan to raise in-state tuition by more than 10 percent. The U of O says this is a tremendous setback as it grapples with less state funding and higher costs.

Over seventy artists, musicians, and dancers will explore the theme of “Marginalized Voices,” in the Platform Festival at the EMU on the UO Campus on Saturday evening, May 6th. Brad Garner and Amanda Baca speak with KLCC’s Eric Alan about the meaning of the theme, and how those creative voices will speak to it during the free festival. 

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This week, Chef Ann Cooper – also known as the “renegade lunch lady” – will headline a two day symposium in Eugene focused on schools and food.

Author Henry Alley’s new book is The Dahlia Field, which collects fourteen short stories exploring the complex and nuanced lives of gay male characters. 

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Napheesa Collier scored 28 points, Gabby Williams had 25 and UConn advanced to its 10th consecutive Final Four with a 90-52 victory against Oregon on Monday night.

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University of Oregon Psychology Professor Jennifer Freyd Tuesday filed a sex bias lawsuit against the U of O for pay discrimination.

Rachael McDonald

The University of Oregon faces a $25 million gap under Governor Kate Brown’s proposed budget. U of O administrators, students and alumni Thursday urged state lawmakers to put more money into higher education.

Rachael McDonald

The University of Oregon Board Of Trustees Thursday voted to raise tuition by more than 10 percent for in state students. Out of state students will face a 3 percent increase.

The University of Oregon could lay off as many as 75 non-tenured faculty in order to cope with a nearly 9 million dollar deficit.  The school is also considering a more than 10 percent hike in tuition for in-state students.

Karen Richards

 

Oregon's higher ed campuses do a good job of integrating international students with each other. The schools have a harder time with a bigger goal: Creating a cultural exchange across the whole institution.

Jes Burns

The University of Oregon may raise in-state tuition by more than 10% next year if the state doesn’t increase its higher ed budget. Under the proposal, out-of-state tuition would go up 3%.

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Members of the University of Oregon’s Black Student Union say the decision not to remove the name of a slavery supporter from a campus building “stings”. But they’re pleased by plans to create a Black Cultural Center.

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A University of Oregon Law Professor has been found to have violated the school’s policy against discrimination when she wore blackface for a Halloween costume. The UO released a report on the incident Wednesday.

Jes Burns

Since Donald Trump’s presidential win, university students around the nation held rallies Wednesday calling on administrators to declare their schools “sanctuary campuses”.  The University of Oregon says it supports all its students regardless of immigration status.

Teens In Blackface Spotted On UO Campus Wednesday Night

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Wednesday afternoon students from South Eugene High School and the University of Oregon marched together to Kesey Square in peaceful protest of the election results. But that evening, three young people were spotted on campus dressed in black face.

Rachael McDonald

Hundreds of South Eugene High School students walked out of class today [Wednesday] in protest of the election of Donald Trump as President. They rallied at the University of Oregon and then marched to Kesey Square.

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University of Oregon President Michael Schill says he is saddened and angered that a law professor donned blackface to host a Halloween party.

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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.


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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.

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Last year, the University of Oregon was widely criticized when it accessed the mental health records of an alleged rape victim who was suing the school. A recent grant will fund confidential legal counsel to survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence on campus.

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