July 2021 Government & Community Relations Update

#DoublePell campaign launched by APLU

July 16, 2021
On June 13 higher education organizations launched #DoublePell, a new national campaign to double the maximum Pell Grant award.
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Fisher and RAPID-EC colleagues brief congressional staff on impacts of the pandemic on families and children

July 14, 2021
On Thursday, July 8, Professor Phil Fisher, Director of the UO Center for Translational Neuroscience, and colleagues with the Rapid Assessment of Pandemic Impact on Development - Early Childhood (RAPID-EC) project provided U.S.
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UO faculty meet with Bonamici, Bentz to advocate for NSF funding

July 1, 2021
In late June, a number of UO faculty, led by Interim VP for Research Cass Moseley, met virtually with Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR) and Congressman Cliff Bentz (R-OR) and encouraged them to support at least $10 billion for the
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Lawmakers fund renovations of University and Villard halls

July 1, 2021
This article first appeared in Around the O on June 30. The Oregon Legislature approved funding for the University of Oregon’s capital construction request before closing out the 2021 legislative session.
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