November 2019 Government & Community Relations Update

Higher Education Act reauthorization advances

November 22, 2019
On October 31, 2019, the U.S. House Committee on Education and Labor passed the College Affordability Act (H.R. 4674), the first comprehensive reauthorization of the Higher Education Act since 2008.

Innovative cell therapy research boosted by state funds

November 14, 2019
Article first appeared in Around the O, November 13, 2019. An innovative new research project from UO’s Robert Guldberg has captured the attention of Oregon’s economic development agency Business Oregon and the UO’s Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation.

UO Geography professor testifies to Congress about 2016 armed occupation of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

November 6, 2019
On Tuesday, October 22, University of Oregon professor of Geography and Environmental Studies Peter Walker testified in front of the U.S.