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Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences will step down in December

Geography professor Andrew Marcus will be stepping down as the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in December, according to an announcement addressed to University of Oregon community members by UO Provost Jayanth Banavar on Aug. 17. UO will conduct a national search for a new dean. After …

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Campus construction set to continue for several years

Students and faculty can expect the early morning soundtrack of birds chirping and the jarring sounds of heavy construction work for several more years. Lawmakers recently committed $37 million toward three large campus projects. This includes the construction of a new College and Careers building in the heart of campus, …

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UO receives $10 million to fund College of Arts and Sciences’ building

The College of Arts and Sciences is $10 million closer to having its own home. The university’s Around the O blog announced the donation from Eugene philanthropists Willie and Don Tykeson on Wednesday afternoon. The college is responsible for 49 of the university’s undergraduate programs and nearly 60 percent of undergraduate degrees every …

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Saldana: ‘Keep Ken’ efforts admirable, provide tentative results

The capabilities of Ken and his teaching though aren’t what I want to emphasize today. Instead, it is really special that a group of students banded together and were willing to starve to compel an institution into coming to the negotiation table.

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Students plan hunger strike to keep professor Ken DeBevoise at University

Three years after the original “Keep Ken” movement, students are once again standing up in support of political science instructor Ken De Bevoise, who is currently at risk of not getting his contract with the University extended.

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University seeks to increase diversity in chemistry department

University graduate student Maisha Kamunde-Devonish can count the number of black students earning a Ph.D. in chemistry on one hand. She’s working to improve this number.

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