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Library Stages Poster Graphics Competition during Student Research Events

Library Stages Poster Graphics Competition during Student Research Events

During the recent UO Graduate Research Forum and the Undergraduate Symposium held in the EMU, the UO Libraries organized a research poster competition in which students’ posters were judged on the quality of graphics used and the aesthetic and visual impact they had in supporting the overall research presentation. The use of graphics to convey central research themes, the use of color and fonts to communicate research ideas, and originality were considered in the judging.

Oregon’s Latino Heritage to Be Celebrated at June 6 Event

Oregon’s Latino Heritage to Be Celebrated at June 6 Event

latino roots imageA celebration of the role of Oregon’s Latino community in helping shape the state’s cultural, social and political history will be held on Thursday, June 6, in Knight Library on the University of Oregon campus. "Latino Roots Celebration," which runs from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., will feature music, speakers, a display of student work completed in a Latino studies class, and more.

Submit Research Papers Now for a Chance to Win $1,500!

Submit Research Papers Now for a Chance to Win $1,500!

student and librarian at computerIf you completed a top-quality paper or project in a 300- or 400-level class during winter or spring term 2013, or if you completed an undergraduate thesis in winter or spring, you could win up to $1,500 for your efforts.

Ethiopic Manuscript Imaging Project Topic of May 22 Talk

Ethiopic Manuscript Imaging Project Topic of May 22 Talk

ethiopic manuscriptSteve Delamarter, from George Fox University, will discuss the Ethiopic Manuscript Imaging Project (EMIP) on Wednesday, May 22, at 3:30 p.m., in Knight Library’s Browsing Room. Delamarter will describe how technical and organizational challenges factor into managing a large digital humanities project with more than 20 collaborators.

Children's Book Illustrators Topic of Public Lecture on Thurs, May 30

Children's Book Illustrators Topic of Public Lecture on Thurs, May 30

scuffy the tugboatOn Thursday, May 30, 2013, at 4:00 p.m., Professor JoAnn Conrad of UC Berkeley will give a public lecture entitled "Traveling Shows: Children's Books, Émigré Artists, and the Avant-Garde." The lecture will highlight Conrad's research, which focuses on 20th-century émigré artists who found employment illustrating children's books in the United States.

Public Talk on Music Videos on 5/17

Public Talk on Music Videos on 5/17

On Friday, May 17, 2013, Todd Angkasuwan will lead a discussion on creating music videos. This event is open to the public and will take place at 2:30 p.m. in Lawrence Hall, Room 177. 

Webcast of Dalai Lama Talk at UO on 5/9 Available at uoregon.edu

Webcast of Dalai Lama Talk at UO on 5/9 Available at uoregon.edu

Dalai LamaIf you missed out on getting tickets to the Dalai Lama's talk in Eugene on Friday, May 10, you can watch a live webcast of the talk at 1:30 p.m. on the UO home page at http://www.uoregon.edu/.

Undergraduate Symposium to Be Held May 16

Undergraduate Symposium to Be Held May 16

The UO Undergraduate Symposium, cosponsored by the UO Libraries, celebrates the remarkable contributions UO undergraduates make to research and other creative work in a wide range of disciplines. The third annual symposium is scheduled for Thursday, May 16, 2013, and will serve as the centerpiece for the second annual University of Oregon “Celebrate Undergraduate Achievement Week” (May 13 through May 17), featuring a variety of events showcasing undergraduate accomplishments.

Exhibit in Special Collections Features Morris Graves Papers

Exhibit in Special Collections Features Morris Graves Papers

Through May 31st, Special Collections and University Archives on the second floor of Knight Library will display a selection of the Morris Graves Papers, which comprises drawings, photographs, blueprints and building plans, exhibition materials, notes, writings, incoming and outgoing correspondence, travel documents, medical and financial records, art sale records, and ephemera. The UO’s Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art houses many of the artist’s paintings and drawings.

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