Category: Academic

CLLAS Receives Tinker Foundation Grant for Graduate Student Funding

University of Oregon is Now a Tinker University
The Board of Directors of the Tinker Foundation <http://www.tinker.org> has approved a matching grant of $10,000—renewable for three years—to the University of Oregon to initiate a Tinker Field Research Grants Program within the Center for Latino/a & Latin American Studies (CLLAS). Thanks to matching funds being contributed from […]

Dyana Mason: CSWS Works-in Progress Talk

[ May 15, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Jane Grant Conference Room
330 Hendricks Hall
1408 University St.
UO campus

A works-in-progress discussion on Monday, May 15 from noon to 1 p.m. will focus on the research of Dyana Mason, Department of Public Planning, Public Policy and Management (PPPM), who was awarded a 2017-18 CSWS Faculty Research Grant for her project “Institutional Logics, Hybridity and Women’s Empowerment […]

CSWS Research Grant Proposals due January 30

[ January 30, 2017; ] Proposals for CSWS research support grants for faculty, staff, graduate, and undergraduate students are due by 5 p.m. on January 30, 2017.

Guidelines and applications are available at: http://csws.uoregon.edu/funding/research-grants/

These support grants include:

2017-18 Faculty/staff Research Grants
2017-18 Graduate Student Research Grants
2017-18 Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship
2017 Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship 

Read about the kinds of […]

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 […]