Events

A lecture hall packed with people listening to a presentation at the State of Immigrants Conference
Join the University of Oregon's Labor, Education, and Research Center for this conference centered on the economic, social, cultural, and civic contributions of immigrants and refugees. 
Barbara Mossberg
Barbara Mossberg, professor of practice in literature in the Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon, will offer a Saturday Seminar focused on the usage and power of language through an environmental lens. 
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The screening and discussion with Tom Minckley, leader of the film's featured expedition, will be held at 7:30pm in Lillis 182. 
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Dr. Sarah Wald, associate professor of environmental studies and English at the University of Oregon, will give her talk as part of the Center for Environmental Futures' Interdisciplinarity 101 series.

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In this virtual public conversation, Dr. Yesenia Navarrete Hunter, Karin Bolender, and Holly Moulton will share about their work supporting just futures for Indigenous, immigrant, and rural populations. 
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The Center for Science Communication Research (SCR) in the School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Oregon will hold its annual Research Forum in the Crater Lake Rooms of the Erb Memorial Union on February 24th, 2023. 
Logo for PIELC 2023, the theme of which is "Reconnecting and Transitioning Together"
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With an exciting lineup of keynote speakers, dozens of panelists addressing diverse topics, a film festival, and a focus on environmental justice, the 41st Annual Public Interest Environmental Law Conference (PIELC) won't be one to miss!
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WOHESC is a platform for inspiring change, facilitating action, and promoting collaboration around sustainability within the Cascadia region's higher education institutions.
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The Climate Wisdom Lab, led by Emergent Resilience facilitators Kevin Gallagher and Sarah Ray, will connect participants from UO, Washington State, and Colorado-Boulder to explore feelings and responses to ego-grief and eco-anxiety. 
Britt Wray
Head to the Redwood Auditorium in the Erb Memorial Union (EMU) to hear climate researcher Britt Wray's compelling talk about the emotional and existential effects of living in a warming world—and how we can get through them together. 
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Join Oregon Law's Green Business Initiative (GBI) for its annual symposium in April. The event will feature expert discussions on key provisions of the Inflation Reduction Act. 
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Save the Date and plan on heading to Portland in April 2023 for the Urbanism Next Conference.

Past Events

Verdant Bolivian landscape
Join Professors Derrick Hindery, Juan Eduardo Wolf, and Patrick McMurdo in 123 Global Scholars Hall to learn about an exciting study abroad opportunity coming up in summer 2023. 
Dr. Yu-Fang Cho

Join the department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) on Wednesday, January 25th, at noon, in Knight Law Browsing Room 106, for this impactful talk by Dr. Yu-Fang Cho (Miami University of Ohio). 

 

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Elizabeth Ellis, assistant professor of history at Princeton University, will discuss the creation of imperial narratives of conquest and erasure and federal policies that led to the marginalization of Louisiana's small Indigenous nations in the early nineteenth century. 
Jana Schmieding
University of Oregon's Common Reading Program invites you to join this exciting talk by UO alum and TV star Jana Schmieding. 
Fly mushrooms (white-spotted red toadstools)
The UO Outdoor Program invites you to join a mushroom foraging outing led by Ed Fredette, an Erosion Prevention Specialist with the City of Eugene.
Vegetables flourish at GrassRoots Gardens
The University of Oregon Student Sustainability Center will be participating in various activities including Fall harvest, produce cleaning and packaging, and general farm projects.
Gallery visitors stand around artworks created by the Fuel Ladder collective for their project, "Ignition"
Fuel Ladder, a recently established interdisciplinary collective of artists, designers, and thinkers exploring the climate crisis through the lens of wildfire, is supported by the Ford Family Foundation and the University of Oregon's Center for Art Research. Several "Ignition" artists and the event curator, Emily Eliza Scott, are UO faculty. 
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The Pacific Northwest Just Futures Institute presents an exciting symposium, "The Futures of Work: Climate and Lifeways in the Pacific Northwest." 
Brenda Brainard leads a basketry workshop
UO Common Reading and the Museum of Natural and Cultural History invite you to join Brenda Brainard (Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians) for a day-long basketry workshop.
Thurston Hills
UO Common Reading and the UO Outdoor Program invite you to learn about forest defense while hiking through the beautiful Thurston Hills with local nonprofit Cascadia Wildlands. 
Erb Memorial Union
Head to the University of Oregon's Erb Memorial Union to hear from local organizations on the work they are doing to support decarbonization across the Eugene community. 
Marie Watt
UO Common Reading invites you to join "Calling Companion Species," an artist talk by Marie Watt (Seneca) with the Center for Art Research.
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Join the University of Oregon Student Sustainability Center to help paint hummingbird feeders that will be donated to community members to support pollinator populations throughout our region. 
Grove Garden
Join the UO Sustainability Center for some weeding, site maintenance, and other garden work at UO's Grove Garden on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
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Sustainability Open Houses bring together stakeholders from across campus to share work and spark ideas that lead to collaborations and cross-pollinations between academics and operations, learning and working.