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UO professor awarded with highest national scientific honor

Earlier today, the White House announced the latest recipients of the National Medal of Science, in which University of Oregon chemistry professor and Presidential Chair in Science Geri Richmond was listed, according to a press release from the National Science Foundation. Richmond will receive the medal, which is one of …

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Hundreds of students, faculty echo Missouri’s demands for racial equality

Roughly 500 students marched through the University of Oregon campus Thursday afternoon demanding that the administration exhibit stronger dedication to the safety and representation of marginalized groups. Black Women of Achievement, a UO student organization, planned the demonstration with the help of other groups dedicated to representing historically underrepresented students on campus. The …

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Live coverage of Michael Schill’s first presidential address

University of Oregon President Michael Schill, who officially took over in July, is delivering his first address to campus at 11 a.m. today in the Erb Memorial Union ballroom. His speech, officially titled “The UO’s Commitment to Access and Opportunity,” will discuss “specific plans for improving access, retention, and graduation,” according to …

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Garter Bands provide scholarships and musical outlets for UO students

The Yellow and Green Garter Bands are the only ones of their kind in the country. Consisting of two different groups with 12 musicians, each contain some of the most elite musicians that the Oregon Marching Band has to offer. Unlike the Oregon Marching Band, the Garter Bands are both …

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Live blog: day 2 of UO Board of Trustees meeting

Today the University of Oregon Board of Trustees continue to hold their quarterly meeting. The day will be considerably more active, as the trustees vote on several key decisions. The trustees will be joined by Governor Kate Brown, who will start the meeting with her vision for higher education in Oregon. …

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Finance and facilities committee unanimously approves renovations, Mariota Complex

The University of Oregon Finance and Facilities Committee met on Thursday morning before the Board of Trustees meeting. Members of the committee discussed several topics, and voted on some of the university’s biggest upcoming projects. Here is an outline of what was talked about: The meeting started with some public comments. …

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Live blog: day 1 of UO Board of Trustees meeting

Day one of the University of Oregon Board of Trustees meeting has arrived. While the board will not vote on anything today, there are several key issues being discussed. The meeting is open to the public, and is taking place in the Giustina Ballroom at the Ford Alumni Center. Emerald reporter Noah McGraw …

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