UO lands in the top 20 for its Peace Corps volunteers

February 19, 2016

Editor's Note: This article was first published in Around the O on Thursday, February 18, 2016.

The University of Oregon landed at No. 16 in the nation for the number of Peace Corps volunteers from large universities in the United States. The university currently has 35 alumni volunteering with the organization worldwide.

APRU Global Health Video Competition

February 11, 2016

APRU is inviting students at the University of Oregon to participate in a new and exciting initiative for students - the first annual APRU GLOBAL HEALTH CASE COMPETITION,

New Zealand's University of Otago invites students to study abroad

February 10, 2016

As part of the University of Otago's commitment to IIE's Generation Study Abroad, it is offering study abroad applicants from the UO the opportunity to apply for one of three housing scholarships (the value of which is $4,465 NZD each) at the University of Otago in Second Semester, 2016. The deadline for Second Semester applications is April 30.

Professor in race to save ancient Yemeni texts

February 8, 2016

Editor's Note: This sotry was originally featured on February 5, 2016 in UO in the News.

Saudi alumna’s gift launches new Global Health Program

February 5, 2016

Editor's Note: This story was originally published on February 1, 2016 in Around the O.

A significant gift from Aisha Almana, a UO graduate, hospital executive and prominent feminist, will create new international opportunities in education and global health at the University of Oregon.

Galvan, Benjaminson complete Washington D.C. visit

February 1, 2016

UO Vice Provost for International Affairs, Dennis Galvan and OIA Senior Advisor for Global Partnerships, Eric Benjaminson met with U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley at Washington D.C.

The informal meet allowed the university representatives to receive feedback on UO's international strategy, discuss university engagements and successes, and to coordinate with Senator Merkley on how UO international engagement can enhance the state and advance US foreign policy goals.

Advisory on Zika virus

January 29, 2016

Dear UO Faculty, Students, and Staff,

A global watch is underway as the Zika virus has begun spreading throughout Central and South America and the Caribbean.

According to news reports, there have been 31 documented Zika cases in the U.S. (11 states and the District of Columbia), though in all of those cases people got infected elsewhere.

UO Cultural Forum World Cinema Series

January 27, 2016


Free for UO students - $5 General Tickets - Wednesdays - Doors Open at 6:30 p.m. - Films start at 7:00 p.m. - Bijou Art Cinema - 492 E 13th Ave.


UO's Yarris discusses migration, social exclusion

January 26, 2016

This blog conversation was first published in Youth Circulations on January 25, 2016.

Regional universities to participate in dialogue about South Asia

January 19, 2016

UO Center for Asian and Pacific Studies given the honor to host the annual South Asia Conference for the Pacific Northwest (SACPAN) at the White Stag Block in Portland, OR