In the Press

  • Ferguson and the Long History of Uprising in American Cities

  • UO joins National Center on Faculty Development and Diversity

  • UO's number of diversity excellence scholars tops 100 

  • Professor Daniel HoSang named Associate Director of Equity and Inclusion

  • Rehearsals for Life offers hands-on workshop at Showcase Oregon

  • Indigenous preservation advocate Don Ivy welcomed by the Office of Equity and Inclusion

  • Corvallis Group Tries to Narrow the Achievement Gap

    • KLCC, Dec. 22, 2013
    • The number of Latinos in Oregon schools has reached 22-percent, but an achievement gap between Latinos and whites stubbornly continues. A program in Corvallis may be having some success in improving outcomes for Latino students. Read more.
  • Meeting the Challenge: Women CIOs

    • EDUCAUSE Review by Bridget Barnes, Sharon E. Blanton, Lois Brooks, Viji Murali, Kelli Trosvig, and Melissa Woo
    • UO Vice Provost for Information Services & Chief Information Officer Melissa Woo featured in, “Meeting the Challenge: Women CIOs”.  | Read more
  • Building Students' "Cultural Capital

    • Inside Higher Ed, November 5, 2013 by Doug Lederman
    • PITTSBURGH -- Students who are the first in their families to attend college face a set of disadvantages in terms of college enrollment, persistence and graduation -- a vexing problem, to be sure, since virtually nothing can be done retroactively to change their demographic realities.  | Read more
  • UO snags diverse new class

    • Register-Guard, Oct. 1, 2013
    • Nasina Ellis celebrated the end of her first day of college with breakfast for dinner on Monday. “College is even better than I expected it to be,” Ellis said as she sliced into a strawberry-topped waffle at one of the University of Oregon’s residential dining facilities in the late afternoon. Ellis is one of about 5,225 new students at the UO. That includes a freshman class of 3,882 that the university says is its most diverse and college-prepared group yet, boasting record highs in high school grade point average (3.6) and average SAT score (1,126).  | Read more
  • Tackling video games' diversity and inclusivity problems at the Different Games conference

    • Polygon, April 30, 2013
    • We all love video games, but they can be better. That was the sentiment driving Different Games, a conference held this past weekend at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University in Brooklyn. Individuals involved in various aspects of the game industry — developers, critics, academics, journalists and more — gathered for a two-day summit from April 27-28 about diversity, difference and inclusivity in games and culture.  | Read more