Month: December 2017

AAUW of Oregon offers 2 scholarships to National Conference for College Women Student Leaders

January 23, 2018—Applications are still open for two scholarships being offered by AAUW of Oregon for the National Conference of College Women Student Leaders. Application: https://aauw-or.aauw.net/files/2017/11/2018-NCCWSL-app.pdf

 Please check out all of the details about the conference at AAUW.org.

The National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL), the nation’s premier conference for college women. It is a transformative […]

CLLAS Professional Development: NEH Grant Writing and more

[ April 5, 2018; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Jane Grant Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.

CLLAS Professional Development: NEH Grant Writing and more

The Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies (CLLAS) invites junior faculty and graduate students to join us on Thursday, April 5th. Dr. Stephanie Wood (Center for Equity Promotion) will share tips and strategies for writing successful research grant proposals, applicable not […]

Kristin Yarris talks about her new book on UO Today

Article Text from Around the O:
The most recent UO Today episode features Kristin Yarris, assistant professor of international studies and the director of the new UO global health minor.
Yarris talked about her experience in 2004 going to rural Nicaraguan communities translating for medical doctors. She repeatedly heard the phrase “I’m thinking too much,” which, after […]

Eileen Otis: Labor Research Colloquium Speaker Series

[ February 28, 2018; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Miller Room
Erb Memorial Union
1222 E. 13th Ave.

“Walmart in China: How are Chinese workers confronting the world’s largest company?”

A Lecture Series Sponsored by the UO Labor Education & Research Center
Spring 2018

This year’s series will kick off on February 28, with a talk by Eileen Otis, associate professor, UO Department of Sociology, on how workers in China have […]

PSU’s 15th Annual NEW Leadership Oregon (NLO) Program

[ February 21, 2018; ] The Center for Women’s Leadership at Portland State University would like to invite the women of your community and school to apply for our 15th Annual NEW Leadership Oregon (NLO) Program!

Thank you so much for encouraging women students in your life to lead. We know that women often don’t self-select into leadership, so having teachers […]

OHC Clark Lecture: Robin Wall Kimmerer

[ March 13, 2018; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] UO campus

See Oregon Humanities Center website for full information at: http://ohc.uoregon.edu/kimmerer.html

2017-18 Clark Lecture, Oregon Humanities Center

Robin Wall Kimmerer is the director, Center for Native Peoples and the Environment. Her latest book “Braiding Sweetgrass: indigenous wisdom, scientific knowledge and the teachings of plants” was released in 2013 and was awarded the Sigurd Olson Nature Writing Award.