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What Augustine Didn’t Confess: Public Lecture to take place on January 30

What Augustine Didn’t Confess: Public Lecture to take place on January 30

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013, University Professor of Classics at Georgetown University, James O’Connell, will deliver a lecture at 7:00 p.m. in Global Scholars Hall 123. The lecture will be open to the public, and on the subject of Saint Augustine. The Confessions of Saint Augustine is the oldest autobiography in the Western world. But no autobiographer tells the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.

Knight Library Open Weekdays Around the Clock Till Spring Break

Knight Library Open Weekdays Around the Clock Till Spring Break

Knight Library is open around the clock from 9 a.m. Sunday to 7 p.m. Friday each week until the end of winter term. 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.

UO Faculty Encouraged to Nominate Undergraduate Researchers for Library Awards

UO Faculty Encouraged to Nominate Undergraduate Researchers for Library Awards

Each year through its Undergraduate Research Awards program, the UO Libraries recognizes UO undergraduates who complete outstanding research projects using library resources and services. Winning papers and projects can earn students up to $1,500 in prize money.

Manuscript for Story Behind “It’s a Wonderful Life” Housed at UO

Manuscript for Story Behind “It’s a Wonderful Life” Housed at UO

Philip Van Doren Stern (1900-1984) worked for years on a short story called “The Greatest Gift,” about the suicidal George Pratt, who is redeemed after learning important lessons about the value of life. But Stern couldn’t find a publisher for his tale, so he self-published it in 1943 and sent it to 200 friends as a Christmas card in pamphlet form.

UO Libraries Digital Collections Includes Image Archive of UO Athletics

UO Libraries Digital Collections Includes Image Archive of UO Athletics

As the successful University of Oregon Volleyball team heads to the NCAA Finals on Saturday, the UO community can access images of the current volleyball team and past teams (and all other sports teams as well) as part of the UO Libraries Digital Collections.

Community Conversations Events Set for This Winter

Community Conversations Events Set for This Winter

Community Conversations ImageCommunity Conversations, produced by UO Housing and cosponsored by the UO Libraries, is the flagship living-learning series within the residential curriculum of University Housing. The series offers a unique forum for exploring a diversity of academic, political, and popular culture topics.

Carravagio Insight Seminar Starts Jan. 5. Register Now.

Carravagio Insight Seminar Starts Jan. 5. Register Now.

An Insight Seminar taught by Jamie Harper on Caravaggio’s life and times will be offered beginning Saturday, January 5, and continuing each of the following three Saturdays: January 12, January 19, and January 26. For a description of the seminar content, visit https://library.uoregon.edu/node/3066.

UO "Listening Tour" to Test Opinions on All Things Technology

UO "Listening Tour" to Test Opinions on All Things Technology

listening tour imageThe University of Oregon’s Information Services and UO Libraries are launching a three-month, collaborative tour of campus this week, aimed at gauging university-wide thoughts and concerns about technology issues.

UO Libraries Opens New Digital Scholarship Center

UO Libraries Opens New Digital Scholarship Center

A new Digital Scholarship Center (DSC) at the UO Libraries will assist researchers who need to explore and use technology for analysis, expression, and distribution of their work.

Oregon Folklife Director Wins American Folklore Society Book Award

Oregon Folklife Director Wins American Folklore Society Book Award

niki salzmanRachelle "Riki" Saltzman, who became executive director of the UO-administered Oregon Folklife Network in July, has been awarded the Wayland D. Hand Prize from the American Folklore Society for the best book combining historical and folkloristic methods and materials.

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