University of Oregon

University of Oregon
1:09 pm
Fri January 23, 2015

UO Wants Its Archives Back

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The University of Oregon is being tight-lipped about the recent release of 22,000 pages of documents it says were checked out illegally to an unnamed library patron.

Tobin Klinger, University spokesman, says the administration is in contact with the patron and wants the documents returned. Two people are on paid leave, but Klinger would not confirm whether they are librarians or even work at the library.

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Document Release
12:33 pm
Wed January 21, 2015

22,000 Pages Of Electronic Documents "Unlawfully" Released From University Of Oregon

Johnson Hall on the University of Oregon Campus.
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Two unnamed University of Oregon employees have been put on leave after 22,000 pages of electronic records were released from the president's office. Interim President Scott Coltrane claims the release was unlawful.

The information was requested by an unidentified professor and released without being inspected to meet state and federal privacy laws.  

The documents include confidential information and correspondence between the university's last four presidents and parents, students and faculty.

Tobin Klinger is a UO spokesman:

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12:19 pm
Fri January 16, 2015

Former Dean Of U Of O Journalism School Dies

Arnold Ismach

Arnold Ismach, former Dean of the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication, died Wednesday.

Dean from 1985 to 1994, Ismach continued teaching until 2000. Duncan McDonald is Professor Emeritus at the school, and succeeded Ismach as Dean. He says Ismach took over the School of Journalism at a challenging time and with a limited budget:

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University of Oregon
6:00 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Music Today Festival, with Esteli Gomez and Robert Kyr

Esteli Gomez

UO’s Music Today Festival celebrates new music, including student compositions. It runs from January 19th through January 31st, and features Grammy-winning soprano Esteli Gomez. She joins Eric Alan in the KLCC studios, along with festival founder and composer Robert Kyr.

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College Football
11:30 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

Duck Fans Deflated After Loss To Ohio State

Duck fans Enrique Munoz and Annie Galloway smoking outside Sideline Grill and Sports Bar after Oregon lost to Ohio State 42 to 20.
Credit Desmond O'Boyle

Oregon fans were deflated following the 42 to 20 loss to Ohio State in the National Championship Monday night.

Trailing 35 to 20 halfway through the fourth quarter, the Ducks began playing desperate football. The defense was unable to stop Ohio's running game, and the offense couldn't find their rhythm. When a comeback was obviously out of reach, people began closing their bar tabs and the sour taste of defeat was pasted on everyone's faces. Oregon student Enrique Munoz describes the loss.

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City Club of Eugene
6:00 am
Mon January 12, 2015

Honoring The Resiliency Of American Indian Nations

Meeting Date: Friday, January 9, 2015

Air Date: Monday, January 12, 2015

The American Anthropological Association recently condemned the use of Indian mascots in any form—a concrete denunciation of a practice under discussion for several years. A related discussion is about the historic agreements with Native American tribes and the value of recognizing the sovereignty of the 566 tribal nations in the United States. Jason Younker is at the forefront of these discussions.

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Crime & Law
8:19 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

Student Who Says She Was Raped Sues University Of Oregon And Head Basketball Coach

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A University of Oregon student who alleges she was raped by three basketball players last March has filed a lawsuit against the University and basketball coach Dana Altman. The civil complaint was filed in Eugene Thursday.

In the lawsuit the victim is labeled as Jane Doe. She is still a student at the UO. The suit claims that Coach Altman knew player Brandon Austin had been accused of sexual misconduct at his former college, and could be a risk to female students at the UO. Interim President Scott Coltrane denies that.

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University of Oregon
4:04 pm
Mon January 5, 2015

UO Celebrates Expanded Recreation Center

View from "uptown" onto the new entry into the UO Student Rec Center. A climbing wall is visible on the right.
Credit Karen Richards

The expanded U of O Student Recreation Center had its grand opening today. It includes 110,000 square feet of new space, including pools, studios, and gyms.

On day one, the shiny, new high tech spaces are already bustling with activity. Kevin Marbury is the Director of Physical Education at the U of O. He says the construction has been smooth, on budget and on time.

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Social Justice
2:03 pm
Thu December 18, 2014

The University of Oregon Hosts Event Discussing Racism and Justice

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On Wednesday, the University of Oregon hosted “I Can’t Breathe:” A Conversation Starter about Racism, Justice and Love. In the wake of the recent grand jury decisions in Ferguson and New York, the meeting was called to address racism and what can be done on the UO campus and in the community.

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City Club of Eugene
6:00 am
Mon December 15, 2014

Transforming The Campus: Comprehensive Sexual Violence Prevention And Response Efforts At The U Of O

Recorded on:  Friday, December 12, 2014

Air Date: Monday, December 15, 2014

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