Category: Academic

Campus unrest can be a time to advance, not panic, VP writes | Around the O

“American universities may be missing out on the chance learn and evolve by reacting defensively when students take to the streets to demand change, writes Yvette Alex-Assensoh, the UO’s vice president for equity and inclusion, in The Chronicle of Higher Education.
“In an op-ed article in the publication’s Dec. 4 issue, Alex-Assensoh says campuses should embrace […]

Keywords for Video Game Studies Speaker Series

[ November 30, 2016; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] EMU 119
University of Oregon
“Why Diversity and Intentional Inclusion Is Needed in Our Games”
Speaker: Tanya DePass

A brief talk followed by Q&A on why diversity and inclusion in video games and tabletop is not just important but vital to keeping the mediums alive.  From Street Fighter to Mafia III, games are slowly getting better about who’s in […]

Promising Practices

Promising practices for institutional support for families! CSWS was thrilled to see this memo from the Brown University Provost.

“This memo is intended to increase awareness of the challenges posed by afterhours programming and to offer concrete suggestions by which chairs and directors can continue to build the research capacity of the university without marginalizing or […]

Post-doctoral research associate posts open for “Latin-American Antiracism in a ‘Post-Racial’ Age”

[ September 1, 2016; ] FOUR POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE POSTS FOR PROJECT ON “LATIN AMERICAN ANTIRACISM IN A ‘POST-RACIAL’ AGE”

APPLICATION DEADLINE 1 SEPTEMBER 2016

Four researchers are needed to work on an ESRC-funded project, titled “Latin American Antiracism in a ‘Post-Racial’ Age, directed by Dr. Monica Moreno Figueroa (University of Cambridge) and co-directed by Professor Peter Wade (University of Manchester). The […]

Darci Heroy appointed interim AVP, Title IX coordinator

Darci Heroy
January 26, 2016—“UO President Michael Schill and Vice President for Student Life Robin Holmes have appointed Darci Heroy as interim associate vice president and Title IX coordinator.
“Heroy will be responsible for coordinating the university’s efforts to prevent and respond to sexual assault in compliance with Title IX, the federal law that requires equal access […]