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UO President Michael Gottfredson's administration wrestles with perceived lack of transparency

Public records policy at the University of Oregon entered yet another phase Tuesday, as officials unveiled the latest effort to etch a proper level of transparency — amid publicity that claims the opposite — since reforms first appeared during the Richard Lariviere administration two years ago. A new team of …

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Gabonese students at Oregon hope for sustainable homeland, Gabon to give $20 million to UO

An earlier version of this article referenced a $5 million contribution coming from the University of Oregon. The $5 million is a portion of the $20 million in funding from Gabon, not an additional contribution (see the entire contract for the agreement here). The earlier version also stated that Virgil’s …

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Duck Store general manager to retire after nearly 40 years of service

The Duck Store announced Tuesday that General Manager Jim Williams, who has served as the chain’s leader for more than 36 years, will retire from his position this June.

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Intercollegiate Athletics Committee seeks contribution to academics

The Intercollegiate Athletics Committee (IAC) is working towards getting a financial donation from the athletic department to help subsidize academics, but efforts thus far have been stifled.

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Nima’s Wish formed in remembrance of daughter’s death

Eliman Gibba and Alexandra Sianis spent the days leading up to this Jan. 21 — the three-year anniversary of their daughter’s death — sharing the same memories with reporters and being asked the same questions. But Gibba and Sianis welcome all the media coverage, they say, because it allows them to try and preserve Nima’s legacy.

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Journalism Dean Tim Gleason stepping down, taking sabbatical in June 2013

Gleason, who has served as dean for more than 16 years, said that he plans to take a year-long sabbatical upon stepping down. He said that he has yet to determine what his role will be at the University in 2014 but cited his reason for stepping down as wanting “to find other ways to contribute.”

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Join the discussion: ASUO conceal-carry resolution

The decision by the ASUO Senate Wednesday night in support of a University-wide ban on conceal-carry weapons has proven to be a controversial topic for many. Here are just a few of the arguments that have been made by ODE readers since the resolution was passed. To see more of …

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Jaqua Center receives $5 million donation to offset operating costs

The John E. Jaqua Academic Center for Student Athletes received a $5 million donation to offset some of the operating costs of the facility, University officials announced Tuesday.

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Annual State of the City outlines future plans, warns of coming challenges

Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy celebrated several regional and citywide success stories from 2011 during the annual State of the City address Thursday evening at the Hult Center, but also warned of the myriad challenges that lie ahead for the local community in 2012.

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