AdministrationNews

David Conover hired as VP of research and innovation

A memo from Provost Scott Coltrane announced the newest addition to University of Oregon administration this morning. David Conover has accepted the position of vice president of research and innovation. Conover has served as the vice president of research at Stony Brook University for the last year. He concurrently held his …

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Earth Week Celebration offers a full calendar of events

Earth Week 2016 is here, and it offers a full slate of activities for anyone wishing to learn more about the hottest environmental issues of the day. The University of Oregon has hosted an Earth Day event every year since 1970, the year that Earth Day was instituted. This year, …

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Divest UO pleads first amendment infringement over banner removal

The speech is protected; the banner is not. That’s the line that University of Oregon administration is holding regarding to the Divest UO banner that campus operations removed from Johnson Hall last week. Divest UO members find the timing suspicious, considering the sign had been in place since February without …

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Divest UO banner removed from Johnson Hall

University of Oregon administration ordered campus operations to remove a large sign Wednesday morning that the Divest UO campaign has kept outside Johnson Hall in recent weeks. The sign, which said, “Off Fossil Fuels: We call on President [Michael] Schill to urge the UO foundation to divest from fossil fuels,” had adorned …

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