Upcoming Events

Jan 23
All Sizes Fit Art Recruitment12:00 a.m.

All Sizes Fit is a positive body image campaign that aims to increase body positivity and decrease the social pressures associated with obtaining an "ideal body." All...
January 1–February 13
University Health & Counseling Center, 201

All Sizes Fit is a positive body image campaign that aims to increase body positivity and decrease the social pressures associated with obtaining an "ideal body." All Sizes Fit focuses on three principles:

Attention: Be in touch with your body and its signals. Your body is excellent at regulating and letting you know what it needs in order to perform optimally.
Appreciation: Appreciate everything your body allows you to do and the pleasure it provides. It is because of your body that you can engage in the activities you love and enjoy what life has to offer.
Acceptance: Accept all the assets you have rather than longing for what you do not. Much of your body composition is predetermined by your genetics.

All entries due by Wednesday, February 13, 2019. After we receive your piece we will send another form for you to complete where you can share more about your piece (e.g. title, artist statement, etc.)

https://oregon.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0Gj2ScYNXMI7EdD

1st Place Prize: $100 Duck Store Gift Certificate
2nd Place Prize: $75 Duck Store Gift Certificate
3rd Place Prize: $50 Duck Store Gift Certificate
Honorable Mentions (10): $10 Duck Store Gift Certificates

For any questions please contact Suzie Stadelman at sstadelm@uoregon.edu

We will accept entries from non-UO students, but only current UO students are eligible to win prizes. All entries will be screened to make sure they don't contain triggering or inappropriate imagery.

Jan 24
Job Search Groupnoon

You recently graduated or are about to graduate from the UO—yay! But you aren't sure what your next move is. The pressure is on to find a job, but you find yourself...
January 22–February 7
White Stag Block, Suite 241

You recently graduated or are about to graduate from the UO—yay! But you aren't sure what your next move is. The pressure is on to find a job, but you find yourself wondering where to even start.

Sound familiar?

Join our upcoming Job Search Group in Portland and connect with other 2018 UO graduates and graduating students looking for work in Portland. You'll get support from a small group of peers, opportunities to connect with UO alumni and hear their job search advice, and concrete steps to get you that job!

Sessions are held Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon to 1:30 p.m. beginning January 22 and ending February 7, 2019. Bring your lunch!

Session One (Tuesday, January 22): Knowing Yourself and Creating Your Brand
Session Two (Thursday, January 24): Writing Resumes and Cover Letters
Session Three (Tuesday, January 29): Interviewing Successfully
Session Four (Thursday, January 31): Becoming Known Through Networking
Session Five (Tuesday, February 5): Managing the Job Search Process
Session Six (Thursday, February 7): Presenting Your Job Search Plan

Space is limited to eight 2018 UO graduates or graduating seniors. There is no cost to attend.

Group will meet at the White Stag Block, 70 NW Couch St., Portland, OR 97209, Suite 241

Want to join us?

RSVP now to careerpdx@uoregon.edu or by calling 503-412-3701.

Feb 11
Winter Career Fair Week12:00 a.m.

Winter term is prime time for searching for internships, summer or seasonal jobs and career positions. Check this list for the events taking place during a packed week of...
February 11 12:00 a.m.
Hendricks Hall, Room 220 - Career Center

Winter term is prime time for searching for internships, summer or seasonal jobs and career positions. Check this list for the events taking place during a packed week of career development and employer engagement February 11th through February 14th. 

Career Fair Week - All events open to all students
Drop-in Peer Advising - Feb. 11/12, 2019 - Career Center -10am-4pm
How to Find an Internship – Workshop - Feb. 11, 2019 - Career Center - 4pm–5pm
Caffeinated Chats with Career Advisors - Feb. 12, 2019 - EMU Taylor Lounge - 10am-1pm         
Winter Networking Night - Feb. 12, 2019 - EMU Ballroom - 6pm-8pm
Internship and Career Fair - Feb. 13, 2019 - EMU Ballroom   12pm-4pm
Fair Backstage Pass - Feb. 13, 2019  - EMU Ballroom - 10:30am-11:30
Internship and Career Interviews - Feb. 14, 2019  - EMU Ballroom - 9am-5pm
Architecture Fair (School of Design) - Feb. 14, 2019 - Laurence Hall - 10am-4pm
Career Fair and Employer Engagement (School of Music) - Feb. 15, 2019 - School of Music - 10am-4pm

Feb 12
NEH Application Writing Workshop3:00 p.m.

The Oregon Humanities Center and the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation are pleased to host a workshop on developing competitive proposals for the National...
February 12 3:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Crater Lake Room

The Oregon Humanities Center and the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation are pleased to host a workshop on developing competitive proposals for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Dr. Daniel Sack, Senior Program Officer in the Division of Research Programs, will provide an overview of NEH programs and initiatives, offer strategies for application writing, and facilitate a mock peer review panel session. NEH is an independent grant-making agency of the United States government dedicated to supporting research, education, preservation, and public programs in the humanities.

Registration for the workshop is required: bit.ly/2QZ3hCl. The event is free and open to humanities scholars, faculty, and administrators throughout the region.

Dr. Sack will host individual appointments with faculty members to discuss their research proposals. Faculty are encouraged, but not required, to bring a white paper or working draft of a proposal. Appointments can be scheduled at: bit.ly/2QZ3hCl (available on a first-come, first-served basis).

Feb 12
In Google We Trust: How one of the most influential companies in the world handles the responsibility of communicating news to millions4:00 p.m.

"Technology has value, but it doesn’t have values. It’s what we do with it.” Join the University of Oregon’s School of Journalism and...
February 12 4:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Redwood Auditorium

"Technology has value, but it doesn’t have values. It’s what we do with it.”

Join the University of Oregon’s School of Journalism and Communication for an evening with Google’s Vice President of News, Richard Gingras. Join Gingras and Corey duBrowa ’88, Google’s Vice President of Global Communications and Public Affairs, for a conversation about technology’s influence on society and news, and the rising role of the Chief Conscience Officer. This event is co-sponsored by our Media Center for Science and Technology and the Robert and Mabel Ruhl Endowed Lecture.

If you would like to submit a question to the moderator, you can do so here: https://sojc.co/2SGNMMZ

Event is free and open to the public. Refreshments provided.

Feb 12
Winter Networking Night6:00 p.m.

Internships, Networking, and Careers, they all go hand in hand and now is the time to start learning how to tell your story to secure these types of opportunities. Soft skills,...
February 12 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Ballroom

Internships, Networking, and Careers, they all go hand in hand and now is the time to start learning how to tell your story to secure these types of opportunities. Soft skills, starting with communication and including problem solving, time management, adaptability and being a team player, are the skills on the top of an employer’s “want” list. The key is practice and Networking Nights are a great way to build those story-telling chops. Join us and get a head start on meeting the employers attending the Career Fair!

Feb 13
Internship and Career Fairnoon

Whether you’re looking for a start to your career or you want a summer work experience, the Internship and Career Fair is the place to be. Employers want potential...
February 13 noon–4:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Ballroom

Whether you’re looking for a start to your career or you want a summer work experience, the Internship and Career Fair is the place to be. Employers want potential candidates to have work experience and the Internship and Career Fair will be packed with short and long term work possibilities. Bring your resume and join us from noon to 4:00pm in the Ballroom on February 13th.

Mar 1
Local Journalism Conference12:00 a.m.

*By invitation only The Agora Journalism Center at the University of Oregon in Portland will host the Local Journalism Conference looking at the state of local journalism in...
March 1 12:00 a.m.
White Stag Block, Main Event Room

*By invitation only

The Agora Journalism Center at the University of Oregon in Portland will host the Local Journalism Conference looking at the state of local journalism in the Pacific Northwest. 

The conference is a one-day roundtable/conference with three tracks. Each track has 10 participants representing 10 different local media outlets. Then, the Track Chair in each track will run the session. 

This event will provide inspiration, validation and networking opportunities with like-minded peers. 

Participants will also get an overview of the bigger picture, during the final session where each track will report back their key takeaways to the wider group; and also hear the lessons from the other tracks.

If you are a journalist and would like to participate in the event, please email: Damian Radcliffe damianr@uoregon.edu

 

Mar 12
Alisa Roth, author of Insane: America’s Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness7:30 p.m.

In America, having a mental illness has become a crime. One in four fatal police shootings involves a person with mental illness. The country’s three largest providers of...
March 12 7:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m.
Straub Hall, 156

In America, having a mental illness has become a crime. One in four fatal police shootings involves a person with mental illness. The country’s three largest providers of mental health are not hospitals, but jails. As many as half the people in US jails and prisons have a psychiatric problem.

In her book, Insane: America’s Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness, journalist Alisa Roth goes deep inside the criminal justice system to reveal how America’s tough-on-crime policies have transformed it into a warehouse for people with mental illness, one where prisoners are denied proper treatment, abused, and punished in ways that make them sicker. She introduces us to ordinary people whose untreated mental illnesses drive them repeatedly into the justice system—and in some cases, to their deaths.

As a 2014-2015 Soros Justice Fellow, Roth spent a year investigating the growing role of jails and prisons as our de facto mental healthcare system. She has visited the country’s three largest psychiatric care providers, Rikers Island in New York City, the Cook County Jail in Chicago, and the Los Angeles County Jail in LA, and her research has included dozens of interviews with prisoners and their families, psychiatrists, lawyers, wardens, corrections officers and others.

Mar 13
Edelman Trust Barometer7:30 a.m.

"The 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer reveals a world of seemingly stagnant distrust. People’s trust in business, government, NGOs, and media remained largely unchanged...
March 13 7:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
White Stag Block, Main Event Room

"The 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer reveals a world of seemingly stagnant distrust. People’s trust in business, government, NGOs, and media remained largely unchanged from 2017 — 20 of 28 markets surveyed now lie in distruster territory, up one from last year. Yet dramatic shifts are taking place at the market level and within the institution of media."

The School of Journalism and Communication is partnering with Edelman to update the findings on the public's trust in media, businesses, politicians, etc. Come join us and learn about what the Trust Barometer has found.

Apr 9
Design Week 2019 - Portland5:00 p.m.

From Design Week 2019 Portland - "Design Week Portland is a week-long, city-wide series of programs exploring the process, craft, and practice of design across all...
April 9 5:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
White Stag Block, Main Event Room

From Design Week 2019 Portland -

"Design Week Portland is a week-long, city-wide series of programs exploring the process, craft, and practice of design across all disciplines. Our mission is to increase appreciation and awareness about design and its far-reaching effects on matters of cultural and social relevance, including community development, education systems, and the economy."

 

The School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon-Portland is holding an event on April 9, 2019 

The term podcasting has grown in popularity steadily the last couple of decades and is currently experiencing a significant boom in both the number of producers and listeners. As with many emerging and evolving industries, standards and guidelines remain elusive while experimentation is wonderfully abundant. From daily news segments to fictional long-form stories, the growing number of high-quality podcasts is vying for the attention of the listening public. In this session, Design for the Ear, we will present and discuss the current trends and needs to help us better understand this new ecosystem of podcasts and audio storytelling.

 

This panel will discuss how there is a low barrier to entry into podcasting, key steps to creating a unique podcast,  and how it can promote brands with content to be forward-thinking.

 

More information coming soon

Apr 17
ListenUp EDU 2019 - Portland12:00 a.m.

From ListenUp EDU 2019 -  "Higher education is facing a crisis of trust. When members of your community feel heard, invested in, and served by your institution,...
April 17–18
TBA

From ListenUp EDU 2019 - 

"Higher education is facing a crisis of trust. When members of your community feel heard, invested in, and served by your institution, they’ll trust you, volunteer, and donate. Without their trust, our institutions can't survive. The stakes couldn’t be higher: Democracy and the next generation’s economic mobility depend on higher education's ability to get this right.

 

At ListenUp EDU, we will ditch the typical conference agenda of prosaic presentations and sleepy panels to chart the path ahead for higher ed together. Join us to explore how adopting a culture of listening, service, and trust-building can accelerate student success outcomes, alumni engagement, marketing and communications, and advancement.

You will:


Learn listening and service strategies for creating lasting change at your institution
Help build a movement to solve higher ed's most daunting problems
Form lasting working relationships with the best of the best in higher ed


 

Apr 25
The Do-er Gathering: Portland's alternatives for housing security5:30 p.m.

The Do-er Gathering: Portland’s alternatives for housing security On Thursday, April 25, we will bring together organizations and individuals who contribute to...
April 25 5:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
TBD

The Do-er Gathering: Portland’s alternatives for housing security

On Thursday, April 25, we will bring together organizations and individuals who contribute to community-driven solutions addressing Portland’s housing crisis. The goal of the gathering is to present the big picture view of where we are and how we got here. Showcase current projects, discuss and identify opportunities for change and collaboration, share options for funding, create a working network of do-ers in the Portland community.

The event is sponsored by Portland City Commissioner Chloe Eudaly’s Office; Office of Community and Civic Life; City-wide Neighborhood District Coalition Offices; University of Oregon’s Agora School of Journalism.


More register information coming soon.

Apr 26
Demystifying Series: Sue Robinson10:00 a.m.

Sue Robinson will be talking about her new book: Networked News, Racial Divides: How Power and Privilege Shape Public Discourse in Progressive Communities. Sue's...
April 26 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
White Stag Block, Shirley Pape Forum, Floor 3R

Sue Robinson will be talking about her new book: Networked News, Racial Divides: How Power and Privilege Shape Public Discourse in Progressive Communities.

Sue's current multi-phased, multi-method book (Networked News, Racial Divides: How Power & Privilege Shape Progressive Communities) researches how digital platforms enable and constrain citizens – especially those in marginalized communities – who produce and share information in the public sphere about racial achievement disparities in the K-12 education system. Using Bourdieu’s field theory as its theoretical framework, the book is meant to be a guide for journalists, politicians, activists and others on how to navigate information networks to improve public deliberation.

Bio:

A full professor with tenure, Sue Robinson joined the UW-Madison faculty at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication in January 2007 and now holds the Helen Firstbrook Franklin Professor of Journalism research chair. As a scholar, she explores how journalists and news organizations adopt new information communication technologies to report on public affairs in new forms and formats as well as how audiences and individuals can use the technologies for civic engagement. Central to her work is the consideration of information flow as it moves through specific media ecologies and networks at the local community level.

 

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