Category: Academic

Inside Higher Ed: Women of color in academe should not feel pressured to overcompensate

Dr. Yvette Alex-Assensoh
March 29, 2017—In academe, many women of color are constantly pressured to overcompensate in ways that are unhealthy for themselves, their careers and their institutions, writes Yvette Alex-Assensoh, UO Vice-President of Equity and Inclusion.
Source: Women of color in academe should not feel pressured to overcompensate (essay)— from Inside Higher Ed

Mai-Lin Cheng Receives Two Research Fellowships

CSWS faculty affiliate Mai-Lin Cheng was notified recently of an appointment as an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow at The Huntington for a period of two months.
She also learned that she is the recipient of a UCLA Clark Memorial Library fellowship.
Both awards are for her new book project, “Autotopography: Place and Commonplace in Romanticism and […]

UO professor Lynn Stephen to lead world Latin America scholars association

Editor’s Note: Lynn Stephen is a member of the CSWS Advisory Board and a former associate director of CSWS. She is the founding director of the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies, which was incubated at CSWS.
March 31, 2017 (from Around the O) — “UO anthropology professor Lynn Stephen, an internationally known Latin America […]

Global Oregon Student Research Awards: Deadline April 15

[ April 15, 2017; 5:00 pm; ] Deadline: April 15 at 5 pm

Global Oregon Undergraduate Award
The Global Oregon Initiative invites UO undergraduate students to apply for one of ten $500 research awards offered to support global education experiences (intensive study abroad, international internships, international research opportunities, participation in international events).

Global Oregon Graduate Research Award
The Global Oregon Initiative invites UO graduate students […]

University of Houston associate dean to lead UO law school

University of Houston associate dean to lead UO law school | Around the O
—By Tobin J. Klinger, University Communications

March 15, 2017—The University of Oregon will welcome Marcilynn Burke as the new dean of the School of Law following a national search.
Scott Coltrane, provost and senior vice president, made the announcement in a message to the […]