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Congratulations to the Graduating 2018 Cohort

Left to Right - Sage Hatch, Amanda Davis, Elder Dr. Virginia Beavert & Heather Kliever

Indigenous Map of UO

We are delighted to announce that our Sapsik'ʷałá Program office in Lokey Education is included on the new Indigenous Map of the UO Campus! We are so grateful to all colleagues and students who worked on this project to create the map. Please see the announcement below, provided by UO faculty Jennifer O’Neal and Kirby Brown:

Thank you DucksGive 2018 Donors

A big thank you to donors who gave to the Sapsik'ʷałá Education Program during the DucksGive 2018 fundraiser this year. We appreciate your support and would like to acknowledge the following:

1. Christopher Andersen
2. Kirby Brown
3. Michelle Jacob
4. Joana Jansen
5. Kelly LaChance
6. Janne Underriner

We are looking forward to DucksGive 2019!!

Stay tuned for further announcements in May 2019



This Thursday, May 17, is the UO’s third annual #DucksGive campus-wide 36-hour fundraising campaign. Last year, the College of Education (COE) raised $16,128 from 114 individual gifts. With your help, we can unlock $19,000 from seven generous donors who challenged the COE to raise 125 gifts.

As an FHS supporter, you can help us raise funds for the Dan Close Scholarship, which supports undergraduate students majoring in FHS.*

Class of 2018 Sapsik'ʷałá Cohort Candidates

Sage Hatch

UO researcher finds abusive parenting may have a biological basis

Parents who physically abuse their children appear to have a physiological response that subsequently triggers more harsh parenting when they attempt parenting in warm, positive ways, according to new research.

Around the O: Article outlines UO effort to boost research on obesity

The UO’s strong base in genetics might soon receive a boost that will help expand research into childhood obesity.

UO’s Prevention Science Institute is looking to hire five new assistant and associate professors as part of a Clusters of Excellence proposal to probe the genetic nature of obesity. The effort was highlighted in an article Monday, Sept. 8, in The Register-Guard

Research talk to tackle drinking issues for new college students

College life is on for a new class of students, and with it comes a feeling of dread for parents as their children face the temptations of excessive alcohol use. What’s a parent to do?

Strong Global Communities: International Conference on Prevention Implementation


Leadership in Times of Change

Event date:Monday, November 6, 2017 - 4:00pm

EMU Redwood Auditorium | November 6, 2017 | 4pm-6pm

Are we at a tipping point? What does leadership look like in times of change? Come join Dr. Charles Martinez, Dr. Ellen McWhirter, Dr. Dan Tichenor, and Carmen Urbina (link is external) for pizza and conversations about leadership, identity, and how we can work toward transformative social change. Free pizza from Falling Sky!


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