Category: News

April is focused on sexual violence awareness, but remotely

Published April 13, 2020, in Around the O, by Collen Schlonga, Student Services and Enrollment Management

When the University of Oregon announced that spring term 2020 would be provided remotely, organizers of Sexual Assault Awareness Month had to shift gears.

The month of April — usually packed with collaborative, in-person events and workshops by UO departments and […]

CSWS postpones spring 2020 events

Alicia Garza

Given the serious nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Center for the Study of Women in Society (CSWS) has cancelled its Spring 2020 lecture series. Events will be rescheduled for AY 2020-21.

“While we have thoroughly enjoyed hosting our speakers for the Lorwin lectures, and our Race, Ethnicities and Inequalities colloquium, we have postponed these […]

Research Matters dives into big data projects, management services at UO

After a three-year hiatus, Research Matters is back in print with a fresh approach to the Center for the Study of Women in Society’s mission to create, fund, share, and support research on gender.

Rather than sharing the end results CSWS faculty affiliate research, the new issue aims to support faculty and graduate students at the […]

Beck lauded as ‘Star’ faculty

Editor’s note: To celebrate Women’s History Month, Around the O is celebrating 10 extraordinary UO faculty members including political science professor Erin Beck. See the full article here. Beck is a CSWS faculty affiliate.

Erin Beck

Associate ProfessorDepartment of Political ScienceCollege of Arts and Sciences

“The
biggest inspirations for my career have been the resilient, creative,
and generous […]

Weise receives grant to transform a podcast into a YouTube series

Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in Around the O. Julie Wise is a CSWS faculty affiliate.

Julie Weise, an associate professor of history, has been awarded a $50,000 public-engagement grant to take her Nuestro South project to the next level, building on a successful podcast series to create a five-part YouTube series.

The
YouTube […]

Lowthorp calls for caution around gene editing in human embyos

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in Around the O. Leah Lowthorp is a CSWS faculty affiliate.

A
University of Oregon cultural anthropologist is among a 21-member group
of international researchers and public-interest advocates who have
published a strong, cautionary statement about the use of genome editing
in human embryos.

The statement emerged from a discussion about […]