Work on her thesis has allowed Alexa Houston to follow her passion and teach as an intern at the Grassroots Garden.
The organization seeks to plant more trees to help the environment and foster a sense of community.
A new study found a combination of organic and conventional farming may be best for maximum production and health of the planet.
A screening of “Don’t Change the Subject” will be shown Thursday night at 7 p.m. in Lawrence Hall room 177.
The science library offers students many electronic options, including TVs and laptops.
A new study found that almost 30 percent of college varsity athletes experience injuries due to overuse.
Tayah Butler started the Building Business Leaders program to help minority students feel a sense of community in the business school. In its second year of existence, its continuing success is encouraging to creators and participants alike.
Psychologist Linda Chapman spoke on campus about the advantages of art and play therapy for children and adolescents who have experienced traumatic childhood events.
Business student Jordan Carter started his own clothing company based on the idea, “Be humble, live like a chief.”
The EMU hosted a pub night in The Buzz Thursday night, offering students and faculty a unique opportunity to drink beer and wine on campus without breaking any rules for the first time in almost 20 years.
Gov. John Kitzhaber signed HB 4061, a bill that “establishes a committee on local governance,” on March 27, which will look into issues of how the higher education system is structured and will look into “recommending legislation for the creation of local governing boards.”
A new study from the University of Notre Dame found that going to sleep shortly after learning new information is most valuable for recalling the information.
The Eugene City Council passed a resolution 6-1 on Feb. 15, calling for Congress to make an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would stop unlimited campaign contributions by eliminating the notion of corporate personhood.
LiveMove, a University group focusing on transportation and livability at the University, has expressed concerns over downtown parking.
Despite recent advances in California and Washington, Oregon will not consider legalizing same-sex marriage until at least 2014.
The Oregon Student Association, a group of over 100 students representing all public colleges in Oregon, lobbied for House Bill 4058 in Salem today, pushing for lower textbook prices for both higher education institutions and K-12 schools.
Members of the Oregon Student Association lobbied in Salem today against House Bill 4061, which aims to establish a local governing board for any member of the Oregon University System who wants one.
The Oregon Student Association met with representatives in Salem today to discuss their budget concerns facing students at colleges across the state.
They are also pursuing a 10-year property tax exemption on the building, which will require Eugene City Council approval.
The House denied to move forward with Senate Bill 1550 on Friday, a proposal that would have prohibited all firearms from school and college campuses, even if the person had a concealed handgun permit.
Rep. Phil Barnhart is pushing a bill that would establish separate governing boards for the University and for Portland State University.
Friday marked the center’s deadline for accepting student proposals for sustainability projects, which if approved, will ultimately be granted money from the Student Sustainability Fund, a fund that contains $35,000 dollars. The center received dozens of proposals.
The Oregon University System vowed to continue with its Solar By Degrees project after hitting a slight speed bump when REDCO, its primary financial backer, filed for bankruptcy in late December.
Student political action committee to continue former University President Richard Lariviere’s legacy
Students for Higher Education Excellence Now, a University-based political action committee in support of continuing former University President Lariviere’s efforts for local leadership, will head to Salem next week to present reform ideas to the state legislature.
Representatives have been gearing up for the 2012 Oregon Legislature, which is set to begin today, Feb. 1. They face many challenges, including a complicated state budget, nearly equal numbers of Democrats and Republicans and an election year. Leaders said they will call the session a success if they can get along, …
The Oregon Research Institute has broken ground on their previously contested 80,000-square-foot building located between the Millrace and the Willamette River. The new building is projected to cost $17 million and will be completed in December 2012