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Tasia Smith looks to build partnerships in new health cluster

Summer was no vacation for Tasia Smith. Before joining the UO's Health Promotion and Obesity Prevention Initiative, she was busy fine-tuning several manuscripts for research she had completed at the University of Florida.

"I wanted to start my new position with most of my older projects completed," Smith said."The outcomes of these scholarly works will help to inform the direction of my future research projects".

This changes everything: President announces historic Knight gift

Announcing an electrifying shift in the future of the University of Oregon and the state, UO President Michael H. Schill on Tuesday pulled back the curtain on a transformational gift of $500 million from longtime supporters Penny and Phil Knight.

Brain food: Nicole Giuliani looks to the mind to study food choices

For half a decade Nicole Giuliani has worked as a research associate alongside UO brain scientists Elliot Berkman, Phil Fisher and Jennifer Pfeifer in the Department of Psychology. She is now a full-fledged faculty member in the UO's new Health Promotion and Obesity Prevention Initiative.

Sapsik‘ʷałá Program Student Room Dedication

On September 13, 2016, Michelle Jacob the Sapsik‘ʷałá Program Director, led a dedication of space for Sapsik‘ʷałá  students in Lokey 130F. The space will provide students an area to study and connect with other students in their cohort. The Sapsik‘ʷałá  Tribal Advisory Council as well as faculty, staff and students attended the event. 

Social Media Coordinator Positions OPEN NOW!

 We are looking for two creative and committed students to help lead our social media outreach efforts.  You will join our veteran Social Media Coordinator on TEAM AWESOME and have responsibility for at least one of our social media platforms.

Renewed Sapsik'ʷałá grant supports tribal education

Michelle Jacob and current students in the Sapsik'wala programThanks to a newly renewed grant, and just in time for Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the Sapsik‘ʷałá program in the UO’s College of Education will be able to support 14 Native American students over the next four years.

Seeking connections and diversity with Rod Salgado

Second-year PhD student Rod Salgado is stepping into his role as graduate employee (GE) for the Student Diversity Affairs Committee (SDAC) with the goal of promoting and facilitating discussion of equity and diversity. Rod studies in the School Psychology program and came to the University of Oregon with experience addressing social disparity.

Nichole Kelly joins health cluster to improve eating behaviors

Nichole Kelly — one of four young scholars recruited into the UO's Health Promotion and Obesity Prevention Initiative — spent part of her summer getting to know local community leaders and the challenges they face when dealing with childhood obesity. She is a faculty member in the Department of Counseling Psychology and Human Services.

UOEXCEL professional development series starts Oct. 28 in PDX

UOEXCEL concussion seminar

The UO College of Education’s (COE) new professional-development series, UOEXCEL, will kick off Friday, Oct. 28 at the White Stag Block in Portland with a seminar entitled, "Return to Learn: Success at School Following Concussion."

Not your parents' orientation? It is at IntroDUCKtion

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