The University of Oregon’s Genocide Prevention Initiative and the independent non-profit institute, Decision Research, will sponsor two events open to the public: a keynote speech by Ambassador Princeton Lyman on “Responding to Mass Atrocities: Personalities, Politics, and Principle” on April 9th, and an Open Panel Discussion,“Preventing Mass Atrocities and Genocide: Strategies for the Future” on April 10th. Admission is free for both events. All are welcome.
On Thursday, January 29, faculty, administrators and students from several academic units with interest in language teaching and international engagement took part in a UO Language Council (UOLC) meeting. It was an initiative of the Office of International Affairs, the Yamada Language Center, and faculty from degree granting units. Conveners Dennis Galvan, Jeff Magoto, and Harinder Khalsa presented the reasons and expectations their respective units have for such university wide group.
EUGENE, Oregon (Jan. 16, 2015) – The UNESCO Crossings Institute for Conflict-Sensitive Reporting and Intercultural Dialogue is the latest international unit at the University of Oregon to join the Global Studies Institute (GSI).
With the Crossings Institute, GSI now has a total of eight international member units.
This article was first published in Around the O on Tuesday, November 11.
It's four more years, and that's good news for two University of Oregon centers that deliver education programs for students studying foreign languages and regions, thanks to a new round of funding from the U.S. Department of Education under Title VI of the Higher Education Act of 1965.