Author: Jenee Wilde

Survey of UO community reveals caregiver concerns

A recent survey shows UO faculty and staff who care for children, elders, and other dependents are very concerned about available caregiving support for the upcoming academic year during the COVID-19 crisis.

In June, associate professor of African and medical history Melissa Graboyes, Clark Honors College, conducted an independent survey of student, staff, and faculty views […]

Barnes receives inaugural CSWS Graduate Writing Fellowship for research on police brutality

photo: Melissa Barnes

The CSWS Advisory Board has approved a new Graduate Writing Fellowship for doctoral students who are in the early stages of dissertation writing. The intent of the fellowship is to provide a summer writing stipend to top finalists for the Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship.

“We receive so many meritorious applications for the Jane Grant […]

Literary Power Hour event to raise funds for Planned Parenthood

—Co-sponsored by CSWS. From Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon:

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon Literary Power Hour

Thursday, June 25, 2020 @ 7:00 PM Online

Outspoken words can change hearts, change minds and change the world. Now more than ever, we need a jolt of energy from some of Oregon’s most acclaimed literary minds to inspire, educate and […]

Eugene mothers’ school food activism discounted, study shows

A recent article by CSWS affiliate Sarah Stapleton, assistant professor of education studies, profiles a local group of Eugene women who have been activists for school food for many years and finally saw major success, yet didn’t receive any credit. Stapleton’s article redresses that through a gendered analysis of their story and struggles.

In “Nevertheless, […]

Report addresses immigrant rights, health during COVID-19

How are immigrant-rights organizations in Oregon responding to the public health crisis around COVID-19?

Associate professor and director of the global Health Program Kristin Yarris, international studies, recently published a report describing the efforts of local and state service providers to address the health needs of immigrant and indigenous communities in Oregon.

The full article can be […]