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Oregon State President Ed Ray said the University Innovation Alliance grew out of conversations Arizona State President Michael Crow had with him and others. Oregon State University has placed itself in a position to help solve one of education's most challenging problems: the achievement gap between higher-income and lower- income students.
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A 17-year-old boy is facing sexual assault charges after allegedly raping a 39-year-old woman during a Washington County-supervised trip to a University of Oregon football game, authorities say. Jaime Tinoco was with 11 other children being supervised by four Juvenile Department staff members during the Saturday trip to Autzen Stadium , said Washington County Juvenile Service Director Lynne Schroeder in a statement Tuesday.
James Ivory, the Oscar-nominated director of "A Room With a View," "Howards End" and "The Remains of the Day," will introduce his film "Maurice" at the Hollywood Theatre on Oct. 10. Ivory grew up in Klamath Falls and graduated from the University of Oregon in 1951. He founded Merchant Ivory Films with his partner, producer Ismail Merchant, in 1961 and the pair made almost 40 films before Merchant's death in 2005.
Clinical psychologists are being urged by two University of Oregon researchers to recognize the experiences of institutional betrayal so they can better treat their patients and respond in ways that help avoid or repair damaged trust when it occurs in their own institutions. The call to action for clinicians as well as researchers appears in a paper in the September issue of the American Psychologist , the leading journal of the American Psychological Association.
Yong Zhao is a respected education scholar who has been a fierce critic of high-stakes standardized testing, both in China and the United States. Zhao, the presidential chair and director of the Institute for Global and Online Education in the University of Oregon's College of Education, has written a new book entited " Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon: Why China Has the Best Education System in the World " that my colleague, Post education writer Jay Mathews, said in a column was "the best I have ever read on Chinese schools.
My daughter - the one who is part of the so-called "Generation Of Debt" - begins her senior year at University of Oregon in a week or so. If you hadn't heard, an estimated 7 million students have defaulted on their student loans to the tune of - and most of us can't comprehend the number anyway, so not sure it matters - $1.2 TRILLION.
The Oregon Track Club's Jordan McNamara celebrates his victory in Saturday's Fifth Avenue Mile. Former University of Oregon runner Jordan McNamara made a late surge to edge Garrett Heath and win the Fifth Avenue Mile Saturday in New York City.
In the morning, she was helping Second Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh demonstrate to the media how UPSR papers were secured before being transported to examination halls. By afternoon, she had been suspended from duty by Education Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin who gave the order from Vientiane, Laos, where he is attending the Asean Education Ministers Meeting.
The search for a new president of the University of Oregon will be a marked departure for the school, conducted largely in private and run largely by the chairman of the new board of trustees. It will be marked by recruiting people who may not be thinking of themselves as the university president, Chairman Chuck Lillis said as the board voted 12-1 on Thursday to approve the plans he drew up.
As public schools in Oregon and across the United States continue to face challenges, a University of Oregon donor is helping to champion the cause with a gift that will encourage teaching in public schools for years to come. Thanks to an anonymous estate gift, high-achieving, undergraduate or graduate UO students who plan to teach in the public school system will be able to offset the cost of their education through this new $8 million scholarship endowment.
Plenty of college students have thrown their support behind a plan that would allow some students to attend college tuition-free provided they agree to back back a slim percentage of their post-college earnings over two decades to help other students attend tuition free too. Pay It Forward, as fleshed out by a work group over many months of work, to allow students to attend college tuition-free, then repay a tiny percentage of their after-college earnings over the next 20 years into a pool that would fund other students' tuition.
Cheyney Ryan, emeritus professor at the University of Oregon, has questioned the school's compliance with Title IX during an investigation into allegations that three basketball players raped a woman. The University of Oregon emeritus professor accused the school of "an ad hominem attack and a serious one" after the school claimed KATU News misrepresented his expertise in a recent story.
When the Portland Development Commission approved the $2.6 million sale of a 0.67-acre piece of property in Old Town Chinatown to Gerding Edlen on Wednesday, it did more than unload one of its underutilized properties in the district. It also added real fuel to the Old Town/Chinatown Five-Year Action Plan, a road map adopted by the city earlier this summer to revitalize one of Portland's overlooked areas.
EUGENE, Ore. KATU's On Your Side Investigators confronted the interim president of the University of Oregon on Wednesday.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:50 pm
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