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Cinco de Mayo event discusses misrepresentations of Mexican culture in U.S.

This Saturday, people across the United States will be tempted to don sombreros and drink excessive quantities of tequila in celebration of a significant date in Mexican history, Cinco de Mayo. But on Wednesday, May 2, over 80 University of Oregon students and community members gathered at the Museum of …

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Museum of Natural and Cultural History opens new educational exhibit ‘H20 Today’

Only three percent of the water on earth is drinkable. More water is hidden underground than in all of earth’s rivers, lakes and streams combined. Thirty five percent of all the water people use comes from these underground reservoirs called aquifers. Facts revealing the way humans use water in the …

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The Museum of Natural and Cultural History’s 2 p.m. Talks provide a personalized tour

The Museum of Natural and Cultural History (1680 E. 15th Ave.) sits on the fringe of campus. This University of Oregon treasure was officially created in 1935 and is a repository for fossils and artifacts from all around Oregon. The museum’s affiliation with the university can be traced back to …

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Museum of Natural and Cultural History displays images from Hubble Telescope, expands horizons

“Out in Space, Back in Time: Images from the Hubble Telescope” was unveiled on February 8 of this year. The exhibit features crystal-clear prints of galaxies, nebulae, star clusters and space-related phenomena captured by the Hubble Telescope.

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Week in Review: Business, health and science

In case you missed last week’s news: Research from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland found that cellphone use may decrease a person’s desire to help others. In a study published last month in The Journal of Physiology, researchers at McMaster University in Ontario, …

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Higher education headlines from the University, Oregon and across the nation.

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On-campus museums offer opportunities for students

How many places in the world can you go to find some of the finest Asian art on display, recreations of primitive coastal settlements and the oldest pair of shoes in the entire world? One. And if you are a University student, you do not need to leave campus or …

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University museum exhibits late photojournalist Brian Lanker

To honor the legacy of Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Brian Lanker, the Museum of Natural and Cultural History will showcase selections from his yearlong journey across the United States documenting a variety of dance styles called, “A Tribute Exhibition: Shall We Dance? Photographs by Brian Lanker.”

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Battling blackberries at the root of regional artist Susan Applegate’s exhibit

Artist Susan Applegate’s 25-piece mixed media exhibit “A Canopy of Briars: Visual Considerations on Reclaiming the Land” goes on display at the University’s Museum of Natural and Cultural History.

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