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How Timekeeping Software Helps Companies Nickel and Dime Their Workers

The Conversation US | Posted 01.12.2017 | Business
The Conversation US

By Elizabeth C. Tippett, University of Oregon If you work on an hourly basis, you may not have given much thought to what happens to your hours after...

Warmer Oceans Increase Likelihood Of Toxic Shellfish, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.11.2017 | Green

The neurotoxin domoic acid inspired Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds” after hundreds of sooty shearwaters ingested the poison in the summer of 1961...

How Thanksgiving tells a story of America's pluralism

The Conversation US | Posted 11.22.2016 | Impact
The Conversation US

By Matthew Dennis, University of Oregon Thanksgiving has remained America's most treasured celebration: it combines tradition and invention, an appea...

Why the Trump Effect Could Increase Bullying

The Conversation US | Posted 11.09.2016 | Education
The Conversation US

By Jeffrey R. Sprague, University of Oregon Donald Trump has won the presidency, but not before launching one of the most ugly and fractious campaign...

Evangelical Christians are on the Left Too

The Conversation US | Posted 10.17.2016 | Religion
The Conversation US

By Timothy J. Williams, University of Oregon On Oct. 3, Longwood University, a public university in Virginia, hosted the first and only 2016 vice pre...

University Of Oregon Strips Klan-Linked Name From Dormitory

Reuters | Lilly Workneh | Posted 09.12.2016 | Black Voices

The University of Oregon’s board of trustees has voted to strip the name of a 1920s Ku Klux Klan leader from a dormitory, a newspaper reported on Fr...

Groundbreaking Program Encourages College And Professional Sports Leaders to be LGBT Inclusive

Eric Lueshen | Posted 06.22.2016 | Queer Voices
Eric Lueshen

"The athletic community is ready for a cultural shift as many of us know or love someone who identifies as LGBT."

University Of Oregon Fraternity Suspended After Trashing Lake Shasta During Wild Party Weekend

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.25.2016 | College

A fraternity at the University of Oregon was suspended for allegedly throwing a wild party at California's Lake Shasta and trashing the campgrounds on...

Professors Are Being Forced To Reveal Sexual Assault Confidences, Like It Or Not

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.11.2016 | College

The University of Oregon's faculty senate will consider Wednesday whether to endorse a new policy that would require almost all employees to report an...

These Are The College Campuses Dotted With Hateful Pro-Trump Graffiti

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 04.18.2016 | College

People at a growing number of U.S. colleges are voicing their support for Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump in ways that seem to be ro...

No, There Was No Debate About Removing An MLK Quote At The University Of Oregon

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.05.2016 | Politics

Multiple news outlets reported in the past two weeks that students at the University of Oregon nearly removed a Martin Luther King Jr. quote from a ca...

Trading Places: Sleep Or Homework?

Polly Irungu | Posted 01.21.2017 | College
Polly Irungu

There is some kind of love-hate relationship between college students and sleep. There is a perception that staying awake to study, finishing that last page of the term paper, reviewing that cheat-sheet for a final one more time, is still a better option than going to bed early.

Best Places to Nap at the University of Oregon

Polly Irungu | Posted 01.20.2017 | College
Polly Irungu

The University of Oregon Nap Map is a list of places on campus that students can use as a resource to get a power nap. All suggestions are from current students at University of Oregon - main campus.

Napping: The Underestimated Health Tip

Polly Irungu | Posted 01.04.2017 | College
Polly Irungu

To promote healthy living, several places on campus have been designated for naps. The Nap Map lists places on campus that students can use for power nap. All suggestions are from current students at the University of Oregon - main campus in Eugene. Click on a nap spot to learn more.

Therapist Quits University Of Oregon, Claims School Punished Her For Whistleblowing

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.02.2017 | College

A University of Oregon staff member resigned on Sunday, claiming the school retaliated against her for complaining that university lawyers inappropria...

After Sexual Assault, Woman Says University Lawyers Accessed Her Counseling Records

ProPublica | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.23.2015 | College

When University of Oregon senior Laura Hanson was sexually assaulted by a fellow student a couple of days after New Year's 2013, she said she felt vio...

Oregon Ducks Mascot Blows Glitter, Mocks Sorority Recruitment Videos

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.30.2015 | College

Do you ever watch those sorority recruitment videos and think to yourself, "This is nice, but what would it be like if a 6-foot-tall duck with a Nike-...

Back Away From Students' Medical Records, Feds Warn Colleges

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.19.2015 | College

A college facing off against a student in court should generally refrain from accessing that student's medical records without a court order or writte...

Federal Officials 'Concerned' About Loophole In Privacy Law For Rape Victims

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.01.2017 | College

The U.S. Department of Education confirmed in letters to Sen. Ron Wyden and Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, both Democrats of Oregon, that a university is allo...

University of Oregon's Cheerleaders Questioned For Supporting 'Rape Culture'

College Candy | Posted 03.18.2015 | College

It’s halftime at a basketball game. Like most of the crowd, you probably get up to use the lady’s room, grab a beer, or just stretch after sitting...

University of Oregon, Confidentiality and Confidence Lost

Kristy Crabtree | Posted 05.13.2015 | College
Kristy Crabtree

Should students feel safe on campus? Should they access supportive services on campus if there is a need? Should they feel confident in seeking those services that their information will be protected and confidential? Presumably the University would answer 'yes' to those questions, but their actions show the contrary.

Tyler Kingkade

Congresswoman 'Troubled' By Privacy Loophole On Student Health Records Confronts Education Department | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.11.2015 | College

Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.) on Wednesday sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Education expressing concern that current federal law may permit u...

Using Body Language to Your Advantage During an Interview

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 05.06.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

Hold on a second - How is your posture right now? Take a moment to audit your body language. Now imagine you're in an interview. What would you do differently? Your nonverbal communication during an interview can be just as important as what you say.

Social Media, Ethics and Awards

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.28.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

We need more such incentives to prompt journalists, bloggers and others to couple journalistic prowess with self-regulated ethics in a bid to avoid the force-feeding of often outdated or unfair laws.

Tyler Kingkade

University Of Oregon: Sexual Assault Survivor's Lawsuit Will Deter Victims From Reporting | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.23.2015 | College

The University of Oregon filed a counterclaim earlier this month against a female student who accused the school of mishandling her sexual assault cas...