SALEM — Hunter Rowe sat in the senator’s chair for the duration of his 15-minute meeting in the state capitol. About halfway through, when state senator Lew Frederick (D-Portland) walked into his own office, Rowe stood to give him his chair, but both Frederick and Kevin Modica, the legislati…

In 2007, former University of Oregon President David Frohnmayer signed the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment, along with what is now over 650 U.S. colleges and universities, pledging to set goals to move toward net zero greenhouse gas emissions, the main cause of…

Katharine Wishnia says she had to ask her friends how to use the classroom desks in her first classes at the University of Oregon. The now-sophomore hadn’t used desks in a classroom before – before coming to UO, she had taken all of her classes through Oregon Connections Academy, an online h…

The University of Oregon's Confucius Institute is closing and the university will have a temporary hold on federal funding for its Chinese Flagship program, according to a post from Around the O.

Laura Vandenbergh, head of University of Oregon’s School of Art + Design has been appointed interim dean of the University of Oregon College of Design. She will be replacing Dean Christoph Lindner, who will be leaving the University in August.

The Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation took issue with a portion of a proposed University Senate policy that compared a graduate employee strike to an unpreventable natural disaster at the Senate’s last meeting on Feb. 13.

Students have learned to adapt to increases in tuition as the university tries to pay for rising university costs and projects, and students have been struggling to keep up with the cost, which has risen 87 percent in the last 10 years.

Most of the University of Oregon’s graduate programs will likely see higher tuition next academic year after the Tuition and Fees Advisory Board recommended a slate of departmental proposals alongside its nonresident undergraduate tuition proposal earlier this month.

On any given day at the University of Oregon, about half of all students and faculty come to campus under the umbrella of the College of Arts and Sciences. CAS, which includes majors ranging from biology and physics to romance languages and creative writing, could undergo a major reorganizat…

On a night out with friends, a University of Oregon student might have gone up to the crowded bar at Taylor’s Bar and Grill to order a “Fuck-It Bucket,” a student favorite that dumps vodka, Redbull, and various other liquors into a green pail. But now, bartenders must deliver the news to “Fu…

The University of Oregon Tuition and Fee Advisory Board is hoping that a burrito bar will encourage students to attend a forum on Tuesday. The event, which will take place at 6 p.m. in the EMU’s Redwood Room on Jan. 15, will be focused on student input about tuition.

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is seeking an interested student to fill a seat on the board of trustees of the University of Oregon. The student trustee position will be open in July after the current student on the board, Will Paustian, graduates at the end of this academic year, according to the b…

The U.S. Department of Education proposed changes last month to the rules that dictate how public K-12 schools and universities, including the University of Oregon, respond to allegations of sexual harassment. The rules are a part of a law commonly referred to as “Title IX,” which prohibits …

Contractors for the University of Oregon have applied for a permit to construct a parking garage north of campus, according to documents filed by the city last week. According to the permit application, a three-story structure would hold 354 parking spaces, but the final design could be as t…

The University of Oregon announced last week that it is providing crisis response, counseling and financial resources to students afflicted by the wildfires burning throughout California. The wildfires and the university’s support came at an especially challenging time for students right bef…

When Ken Barrett came to the University of Oregon for his freshman year as a veteran who served 10 years with the National Guard, he saw the Student Veteran Center in the EMU and decided to check it out. He connected with a peer advisor who was able to show him around campus.

The University of Oregon Board of Trustees announced that several of its members will be holding office hours. They invite members of the UO community to come share their opinions with board representatives in the weeks leading up to the Dec. 3 board meeting.