May 2018 Government & Community Relations Update

UO SOJC professor shares NSF-funded research findings with federal policy makers

May 21, 2018
Donna Davis, assistant professor in the UO School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC), traveled in May to Washington, D.C. to share with policy makers her research studying the effects of embodiment, creativity and community in virtual worlds for people with disabilities.  The research project was funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

UO recognized for hosting International Town & Gown Association conference

May 15, 2018
On May 3, the University of Oregon and City of Eugene were awarded the 2018 Convention Leadership Award by Travel Lane County for bringing the International Town & Gown Association (ITGA) Conference to Eugene and the Erb Memorial Union.

UO Celebration Parade

University of Oregon launches Around the O Community Edition

May 11, 2018
UO Government and Community Relations launches newsletter to keep neighbors informed of events and resources that matter to them: major events that impact campus neighbors, construction updates, news on important collaborations, and UO resources for community members.

UO science museum is awarded highest national honor

May 1, 2018
This article first appeared in Around the O on May 1.