University of Oregon

University of Oregon

 

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.  

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

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

Recorded On: June 16, 2017

Air Date: June 19, 2017

Karen Richards

 

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. 

 


Rachael McDonald

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.

Jes Burns

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.

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