Category: Academic

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 […]

Dr. Lynn Stephen Elected Vice-President of Latin American Studies Association

March 6, 2017 — University of Oregon professor Lynn Stephen, founding director of the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies, was elected vice-president of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) for the term beginning June 1, 2017 and ending May 31, 2018. On June 1, 2018, she will assume the presidency of LASA for […]

Job Opening at Labor Education & Research Center

The Labor Education and Research Center (LERC) has a great opportunity for a graduate employee next year. This position will assist LERC’s faculty with research projects related to economic and gender equity, workers’ rights, labor union organizing trends, and state and federal policies that affect workers.
Application priority deadline is April 11.  http://gradschool.uoregon.edu/node/2675
For more information about […]

Irungu to assist international, undocumented students | Around the O

Jane Irungu
February 2, 2017 — “Jane Irungu, assistant vice president of student engagement, will serve as the UO’s point of contact and resource for international students and students covered under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
“The appointment is effective immediately and is part of the Division of Student Life. The Deferred Action for Childhood […]