Tag: UO

Study finds microfinance can help, even if goals aren’t met

Editor’s Note: Erin Beck is a long-time CSWS affiliate and co-coordinator of the CSWS Américas Research Interest Group.
Source: Study finds microfinance can help, even if goals aren’t met | Around the O
August 7, 2017—UO political scientist Erin Beck thinks development organizations aren’t asking the right questions if they want to truly understand what the money […]

Dena Zaldúa Frazier | Equity and Inclusion

CSWS operations manager Dena Zaldúa Frazier is one of about two dozen campus figures featured in a continuing online photography exhibit, “Our Stories, Our Communities: UO Diversity,” a project of the Division of Equity and Inclusion.
Our Stories, Our Communities: UO Diversity
Source: Dena Zaldúa Frazier | Equity and Inclusion
Operations Manager for the Center for the Study of […]

New Book by Kristin Yarris: Care Across Generations

Care Across Generations: Solidarity and Sacrifice in Transnational Families by CSWS faculty affiliate Kristin E. Yarris is due out in August from Stanford University Press. An assistant professor in the UO Department of International Studies, Yarris has been an active member of the CSWS Narrative Health and Social Justice Research Interest Group.
From the publisher: “Global […]

New law dean brings 22 years of energy and creativity to UO

Source: New law dean brings 22 years of energy and creativity to UO | Around the O
June 30, 2017—“When Marcilynn Burke, a law professor who also served at the Department of the Interior under President Obama, gave the 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture at Lewis and Clark Law School last January, she didn’t begin […]

“Intimate Partner Violence, Transgender People, and the Legal System,” Leigh Goodmark

[ October 27, 2017; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Rm 110
Knight Law School
UO campus

Professor Leigh Goodmark, University of Maryland, will speak at the UO School of Law’s Domestic Violence Clinic on October 27, 2017 at 12 pm in room 110. Her talk is titled, “Intimate Partner Violence, Transgender People, and the Legal System.”

She is one of several speakers invited this year by the Domestic […]

Rinku Sen talks about the racial justice movement

June 6, 2017—Students, faculty, staff, and community members packed the UO Knight Library Browsing Room to hear Rinku Sen talk about “The Big Picture: Structural Racism, Equity & Intersectionality.” This was Professor Dan HoSang’s final event in the “Imagining Freedom Teach-In Series” not only for the year, but for good, as he heads off to […]