Category: Academic

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 […]

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 […]