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Win $$ for Your Undergraduate Thesis or Research Project. Deadline: Feb. 4, 2013

Win $$ for Your Undergraduate Thesis or Research Project. Deadline: Feb. 4, 2013

Each year, through its Undergraduate Research Awards program, the library recognizes UO undergraduates who produce high-quality research projects using the library's extensive resources and services.
 

Exhibit at Eugene Airport Showcases LGBT History on UO Campus

Exhibit at Eugene Airport Showcases LGBT History on UO Campus

An exhibit showcasing the history of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender life on the UO campus is on display through October in the Eugene Airport, located on the first floor near the baggage claim. The exhibit is entitled “Creating Change: Forty Years of LGBT Activism at the University of Oregon” and was created to mark the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the UO Standing Committee on LGBT Concerns.

Knight Library Now Open Around the Clock Sunday-Friday

Knight Library Now Open Around the Clock Sunday-Friday

Open SignBeginning with the third week of classes during fall, winter, and spring terms, Knight Library is open around the clock from 9 a.m. Sunday to 7 p.m. Friday. Saturday hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Special thanks to the Associated Students of the University of Oregon (ASUO) for its financial support of the 24/5 program.

Planned Obsolescence in Academic Publishing Is Topic of Nov. 7 Talk

Planned Obsolescence in Academic Publishing Is Topic of Nov. 7 Talk

Kathleen FitzpatrickKathleen Fitzpatrick, director of scholarly communication at the Modern Language Association, will speak on “Planned Obsolescence: Publishing, Technology, and the Future of the Academy” in Knight Library’s Browsing Room, at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Russian Band White Fort to Play at EMU on Thurs. Oct. 11

Russian Band White Fort to Play at EMU on Thurs. Oct. 11

White FortThe Russian duo White Fort, a band that plays a hybrid of rock, folk, and classical music, will perform at 4 p.m. on the EMU's East Lawn on Thursday, October 11. In case of rain, they will perform in the Ben Linder Forum.

Oct. 25 Symposium Celebrates Women’s Suffrage Centennial

Oct. 25 Symposium Celebrates Women’s Suffrage Centennial

“From Suffrage to Citizenship: Empowering Oregon Women in the Twentieth Century and Beyond”, a symposium celebrating the centennial of women’s suffrage, is scheduled for Thursday, October 25, from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Knight Library’s Browsing Room on the UO campus. The event is free and open to the public.

First Screenings in Cinema Studies’ FILM on FILM Series to take place Oct. 12 and 13

First Screenings in Cinema Studies’ FILM on FILM Series to take place Oct. 12 and 13

UO students, faculty, and staff are invited to the first events in Cinema Studies’ FILM on FILM series. The screenings will feature Ed's Coed, the first full-length motion picture made by UO students and filmed in 1929.

Prof. of Trumpet to Speak Oct. 10 on Composing Music for Media

Prof. of Trumpet to Speak Oct. 10 on Composing Music for Media

UO Associate Professor of Trumpet Brian McWhorter will give an informal talk on Composing Music for Media in Knight Library’s Collaboration Room 122 on Wednesday, October 10, from 4 – 5 pm. This is a unique opportunity to learn what it takes to make a living composing and making music for media. McWhorter is a prominent musician with degrees in trumpet performance from UO and The Julliard School. He has contributed to over 25 musical albums, and he has recorded music for a variety of films, television, and radio broadcasts.

Student Blackboard Orientation on Tap Wed., Oct. 3, 7:30-8:30 p.m.

Student Blackboard Orientation on Tap Wed., Oct. 3, 7:30-8:30 p.m.

blackboard logoIf you're a UO student who want to use Blackboard, the UO’s course management system, more efficiently for your classes, here’s your chance to learn more.

Be at the Global Scholars Hall, Room 103, on Wed., Oct. 3, from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. to get some hands-on experience with Blackboard.

Bring your computer and your questions.

Knight Library Introduces Free Short-Term Storage Lockers

Knight Library Introduces Free Short-Term Storage Lockers

lockers imageHave you ever wished for a convenient and secure way to protect your belongings in the Knight Library? The UO Libraries are pleased to introduce 63 free storage lockers for UO students, faculty, and staff. The new lockers are available on a first-come, first-served basis for short-term storage (less than 24 hours).

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