Month: April 2020

DEI, CoDaC offer resources, remote services to faculty

On April 21, vice president for equity and inclusion Yvette Alex-Assensoh sent a letter of gratitude to all University of Oregon faculty members. The message outlined invisible challenges around equity and inclusion that our students are facing and listed some guidance and resources for teaching, urging faculty to show kindness and compassion to their students […]

Karen Guillemin named to national academy

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published April 24, 2020, in Around the O. Karen Guillemin is a CSWS Faculty Affiliate.

UO biologist Karen Guillemin, an internationally renowned pioneer who developed a zebrafish model to examine how animals coexist with their microbial residents and the role bacteria play in development and disease, has been elected to […]

Goodman receives NHC fellowship

Bryna Goodman

Professor Bryna Goodman, history, has been awarded a residential fellowship grant from the National Humanities Center (NHC) in North Carolina for her book project, Finance and Fortune: Economics, Calculation, and the Fate of the Chinese Republic.

The book project explores ideas of economics and the imagination of China as a republic. The research examines understandings […]

Latino Roots class makes documentaries through remote teaching

Latino Roots student Kate Weiss on Zoom office hours with professor Lynn Stephen.

Editor’s Note: This story was originally published April 20, 2020 in Around the O. Lynn Stephen and Gabriela Martínez are CSWS Faculty Affiliates.

“Rich and crazy” is how Sergio B. Sanchez describes the street art he observed growing up in his Chicano community of Santa Ana, California.

Sanchez is now a University of Oregon senior who aspires […]

UO Research Awards go to 23 faculty scholars

NOTE: This story was originally published April 20, 2020, in Around the O. CSWS congratulates awardees who are also our Faculty Affiliates and/or Research Grant recipients!

UO researchers and scholars examining everything from international indigenous activism to creative aging to the creation of original electroacoustic music have received 2020 Faculty Research Awards.

Faculty Research Awards […]

Madar awarded Kluge fellowship

Allison Madar

Assistant professor Allison Madar, History, received a 6-month fellowship as a Kluge Fellow in the John W. Kluge Center of the Library of Congress to pursue research on her manuscript, tentatively titled “A People Between: Servants in Slaveholding Virginia from Bacon’s Rebellion to the American Revolution.” The Kluge Center gives only 12 awards per […]