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Some faucets at four University of Oregon residence halls have tested positive for lead. The dorms were all built around the same time,.

Kyra Buckley

The University of Oregon Foundation announced it will stop its investments in carbon-based fuel sources. The decision comes after a robust campaign from students demanding the university divest from fossil fuels. But it is not clear what spurred the foundation's choice.

Rachael McDonald

The University of Oregon Board of Trustees voted unanimously Thursday to remove the name of a leader of the Ku Klux Klan from a campus building. Dunn Hall will be called Cedar Hall for now.

A University of Oregon linguist has found strong evidence to support claims by astronaut Neil Armstrong that he really said “One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind” when he first stepped on the moon.

Rachael McDonald

University of Oregon President Michael Schill recommends denaming Dunn Hall on campus because of Frederic Dunn’s racist legacy. The Board of Trustees will consider the proposal at its meeting next week.

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The University of Oregon and other top NCAA women’s volleyball teams will play in the VERT Challenge this today  and Saturday at Matt Knight Arena.

KLCC’s Kira Hoffelmeyer shares the details.

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University of Oregon president Michael Schill is asking for input on a proposal to remove the names of two men with racist histories from campus buildings. A new report by three historians sheds more light on Matthew Deady and Frederick Dunn.

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The study of volcanology at the University of Oregon got a $10 million gift on Monday.


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Seven University of Oregon students were honored during a special ceremony on Sunday. The Lavender Graduation acknowledges the achievements and campus contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students.

The event began with a moment of silence in honor of the people killed and wounded in the Sunday morning mass shooting in Orlando.

Then, one at a time, LGBT graduating students faced the small crowd and a loved one spoke about them.

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The Ducks won the NCAA National Team Championship Wednesday at the Eugene Country Club. 

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The University of Oregon is in the national news again, not in a good way. Hundreds of students left a huge mess on an island in Northern California’s Shasta Lake.

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The University of Oregon Women’s Golf Team made it to the semifinals at the NCAA Championships underway at the Eugene Country Club. They lost to UCLA Tuesday.The men’s competition gets underway Thursday.

Oregon Home Sales Strong, But Construction Stagnant

May 15, 2016
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Major metro areas in Oregon continue to grow and thrive, but new home construction across the State remains stagnant. Even though homes aren't getting built, that doesn't mean the real estate market is quiet.

Oregon's economy continues to expand. The State unemployment rate is hovering around 5%. Many job sectors are posting gains, and the national economic expansion is causing migration trends. But, even though the population is increasing, single family homes aren't getting built. Tim Duy is an Economics Professor at the University of Oregon.

Rachael McDonald

University of Oregon students held a “mock wedding” Thursday. The event marked the end of Divest UO’s 9 week sit-in at the administration building on campus.

Lane County Public Health has recognized seven diverse organizations that went the “extra mile” last year to help achieve healthy populations.

From clean drinking water to vaccination campaigns, public health impacts all people in all communities. Jason Davis is with Lane County Health and Human Services.

Kyra Buckley

Students at the University of Oregon want the school to stop investing in the fossil fuel industry. Wednesday members of Divest UO rallied outside the administration building. The protest is part of a continued sit-in at U of O’s Johnson Hall.

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Track and field fans are invited to historic Hayward Field Saturday for the 2nd annual "Fan Fest."

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Eugene’s classical music station has a new host and is again broadcasting from its studios after 2 months of remote operations.

Two University of Oregon students in Belgium the day of the Brussels attacks are safe. Jennifer Eyler is enrolled in a study abroad program in the capital city. KLCC’s Kyra Buckley reports on the U of O junior’s reaction to Tuesday’s events.

The University of Oregon is considering a tuition increase. The Board of Trustees is expected to vote on the proposal this week.

Jes Burns

79 non-tenured faculty members at the University of Oregon’s largest college have received the news that they’re out of a job next year. The move is part of an overall re-structuring taking place at the U of O.

Rachael McDonald

A group of University of Oregon students is holding a sit-in at Johnson Hall on campus. They want the U of O Foundation to divest from fossil fuels.

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On Sunday evening, the Ducks face the Huskies at Matthew Knight Arena. A Eugene startup will use the game to test its future-predicting technology.

Recorded on: February 5, 2016

Air Date: February 8, 2016

On July 1, 2015, Michael Schill left the Windy City and his job as dean of the University of Chicago Law school to begin his tenure as the president of the University of Oregon. He has committed his leadership to achieving three primary objectives:

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University of Oregon students rallied Wednesday in protest of proposed tuition hikes. The rally was followed by a meeting with administration.

Recorded on: January 29th, 2016

Air Date: TBT

This panel of University of Oregon undergraduate student leaders represents diverse organizations dedicated to supporting students of color on campus. The groups serve as hubs for students of color to meet and plan events and programs that advance efforts to educate the community about diversity on campus.

The first questioner will be Dr. Charles Martinez, Department Head and Professor for Educational Methodology, Policy, and Leadership, University of Oregon.

UO Incorporates Gender Inclusive Bathrooms

Jan 22, 2016
Kyra Buckley

The University of Oregon is changing the way it labels some of its bathrooms. Over one hundred restrooms on campus are now considered “gender inclusive.”

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A team of scientist at the University of Oregon has received a $900,000 grant. The team, led by physicist Richard Taylor, hopes to develop a bio-inspired retinal implant.

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The University of Oregon is celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this week. April Ryan, the White House correspondent for American Urban Radio Networks (AURN) delivered the keynote address Tuesday on campus.

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One hundred eighteen college students spent last weekend holed up in the Lillis Business Complex, intensively writing computer code and strategizing. They were participants in the first gaming “hack-a-thon” at the University of Oregon.

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