Category: Academic

Marie Vitulli publishes two articles on women in mathematics

Marie A. Vitulli, professor emerita of mathematics and a long-time CSWS faculty affiliate, recently published a pair of articles relevant to Women’s History Month in Notices of the American Mathematical Society, Vol. 65, No. 3. One is a 25-year-long study of gender (and citizenship) differences in first jobs of PhDs from US institutions. The other […]

New Exhibit | Creative Commonplacing

Source: New Exhibit | Creative Commonplacing
A new exhibit is now on view during the Winter 2018 term in the Paulson Reading Room in Special Collections and University Archives at Knight Library titled Creative Commonplacing: The Facets of Book Love. 
Students of Professor Mai-Lin Cheng’s Fall 2017 course HC421, “Book Love: Or, Reading Commonplaces,” curated this exhibit […]

Judith Eisen Named AAAS Fellow

Judith Eisen
November 20, 2018—CSWS faculty affiliate Judith Eisen is among six University of Oregon professors named as fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, among 390 other newly elected members. UO’s five other AAAS fellows and their areas of research are Alice Barkan, biology; Bruce Blonigen, economics; Julie Haack, chemistry and biochemistry; […]

Applications for CSWS Travel Grants due November 30

[ November 30, 2017; 5:00 pm; ] Due Date: November 30, 2017 by 5 p.m.

Applications for CSWS Travel Grants are due Nov. 30. These small grants (up to $300) are available only for UO graduate students, for travel expenses to be incurred during AY 2017 – 2018. These grants provide partial support for travel to present papers that relate to women and […]

President Schill’s 2017 State of the University Address lifts up CSWS leaders & affiliates

October 6, 2017—In his State of the University address, UO President Michael Schill talked about coming together in a shared sense of purpose.
CSWS proudly notes President Schill’s generous remarks that highlighted the research, teaching, and creative work of many CSWS leaders and faculty affiliates. These include CSWS director Michelle McKinley, CSWS Advisory Board member Gabriela […]

Provost’s office announces two interim appointments

Editor’s Note: Congratulations to Rebecca Flynn, a member of the CSWS Advisory Board, and to Ellen Herman, a CSWS faculty affiliate.
From Around the O
September 27, 2017—Scott Pratt, executive vice provost for academic affairs, announced that Ellen Herman, professor of history and faculty co-director of University of Oregon’s Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, and […]