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Faculty Asked to Nominate Outstanding Undergraduate Research Projects Completed in Spring 2014

Faculty Asked to Nominate Outstanding Undergraduate Research Projects Completed in Spring 2014

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Each year through its Undergraduate Research Awards program, the UO Libraries recognizes UO students who complete outstanding research projects using library resources and services. Students can earn up to $1,500 for their award-winning papers, projects, and theses.

Faculty members whose students have produced high-quality research papers or projects using library resources are encouraged to nominate students they believe warrant consideration for an award.

Undergraduate Research Award Entries Due July 28 for Projects Completed in Spring Term 2014

Undergraduate Research Award Entries Due July 28 for Projects Completed in Spring Term 2014

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Each year through its Undergraduate Research Awards program, the UO Libraries recognizes UO undergraduates who produce high-quality research projects using the library's extensive resources and services. The amount of the awards typically ranges from $1,000 to $1,500.
 

Nina Simon Talk on Participatory Museums Set

Nina Simon Talk on Participatory Museums Set

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Thursday, May 22, 8:30 a.m.

The Emerging Leaders in the Arts Network (ELAN) will host a professional development lecture with Nina Simon, executive director of the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 22, in the EMU Ballroom. Simon's talk will focus on ways in which art museums can become more participatory.

Talk on Ludovico Arrighi's "Operina" Scheduled

Talk on Ludovico Arrighi's "Operina" Scheduled

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Monday, May 19, 4:45 p.m

Stephanie Jed, professor of literature at the University of California, San Diego, will present a talk entitled "'Firmar la Mano’: Embodiment and Movement in the Work of Humanist Scholarship," on Monday, May 19, in the Paulson Reading Room on the second floor of Knight Library. The talk begins at 4:45 p.m.

Screening of Wayne Morse Films Planned

Screening of Wayne Morse Films Planned

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Wayne Morse Farm, Eugene, Oregon.

Thursday, June 5, 4 p.m.

Thanks to a generous grant from the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, a year-long project to inventory and conserve nearly 500 films contained in the Wayne Morse Film Collection housed in Special Collections and University Archives has been completed.

To celebrate the occasion, various films in the collection will be screened On Thursday, June 5, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Knight Library's Browsing Room.

Library's Instagram Contest Winners Selected

Library's Instagram Contest Winners Selected

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Jury Award, top; People’s Choice winner, bottom

The winners in the UO Libraries' inaugural Instagram contest have been announced.

Brittney Guzzi won the Jury Prize photo for her submission.

Diana Rodriguez took the People's Choice (most likes) award.  

Follow the library on Instagram (@uoregonlibraries) and watch for announcements of future Instagram contests.
 

Library Helps OPB Tell Luther Cressman Story

Library Helps OPB Tell Luther Cressman Story

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An Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) film broadcast on May 12, 2014, telling the story of University of Oregon archaeologist Luther Cressman's search for evidence of the arrival of the first people in the Americas was made with considerable help from the UO Libraries and other university staff. Entitled Luther Cressman: Quest for First People, the Oregon Experience documentary showcased Cressman's archaeological work and discovery of 10,000-year-old sagebrush sandals in the 1938.

Law Library Offers Free Marijuana … Exhibit

Law Library Offers Free Marijuana … Exhibit

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Zig zag on down to the Law Library to see a newly installed exhibit entitled “Reefer Madness: The Legal History of the Loco Weed.” The display will elevate your knowledge of legal efforts to manage the cultivation and use of the substance for the past several hundred years.

The first cannabis-related law in America was enacted in 1619 by the Virginia Assembly, requiring all farmers to grow the plant. But nearly 400 years later, over half of all drug arrests are for marijuana.

Jim Rice Honored in Russian Literature Exhibit

Jim Rice Honored in Russian Literature Exhibit

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An exhibit honoring Jim Rice, a world-renowned philologist-Slavicist who worked at the University of Oregon as a professor of Russian language and literature from 1976 to 2001, is on display in Knight Library through June.

Located in display cases near the Browsing Room, the exhibit entitled “Russian Literature through the Lens of James Rice” traces the influence Rice had on the study of Russian literature at all levels: locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally.

Russian and Comparative Literature Symposium Honors James Rice

Russian and Comparative Literature Symposium Honors James Rice

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Friday, May 16, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

A symposium entitled "Russian and Comparative Literature in Memory of James L. Rice" will be held on Friday, May 16, starting at 9:30 a.m. in Gerlinger Lounge on the University of Oregon campus.

Jim Rice was was a world-renowned philologist-Slavicist who worked at the University of Oregon as a professor of Russian language and literature from 1976 to 2001.

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