March 2022 Government & Community Relations Update

FY22 appropriations bill includes funding for UO Center For Wildfire Smoke Research and Practice

March 22, 2022
The omnibus FY22 Appropriations spending bill passed by Congress and signed into law by President Biden on March 11 includes $800,000 for a project at the Center for Wildfire Smoke Research and Practice housed at the University of Oregon.

FY22 omnibus bill includes increases for Pell Grant, research agencies

March 21, 2022
On March 11, President Joe Biden signed the FY22 omnibus appropriations bill – H.R. 2471, Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022 – to fund the federal government until the end of the current fiscal year, ending September 30, 2022.

UO Impact Map update includes new congressional and legislative districts

March 11, 2022
The Oregon Impact map is interactive map that tells the story of the University of Oregon’s impact in every Oregon county, legislative district, and congressional district. The tool displays data about UO students, alumni, and other interesting details in a customized and informative way.

2022 Oregon Legislative Session wrap up

March 7, 2022
The Oregon Legislature wrapped up its 2022 short session on Friday, March 4. The University of Oregon and its students and faculty will benefit from a number of investments and policy updates. Here’s a summary of some significant investments and legislation that impact the UO. University of Oregon Investments: