Robert Parker and Bethany Steiner—both of the Community Service Center in PPPM—have been funded for new instructional projects in 2015-2016 by The Tom and Carol Williams Council for Undergraduate Education.
When Gerardo Sandoval was researching conditions at a meatpacking plant in Iowa, he found that many workers came from near where he grew up in Guatemala. In 2008, U.S. immigration officials raided the plant and deported hundreds of undocumented Guatemalans.
Celebrate the Eugene-Springfield Latino community and culture—including food, games, salsa dancing lessons, and music performances—at the Festival Latino Block Party on Saturday, May 30, from 4-11 p.m. at Sprout! Regional Food Hub, 418 A Street in Springfield. The event is organized by the Association of Fundraising Professionals chapter at UO and benefits Huerto de la Familia.
John Park, career instructor in the UO Department of Art’s Digital Arts Program, has been awarded the Thomas F. Herman Award for Excellence in Pedagogy. One of the most prestigious teaching honors at UO, the award recognizes senior faculty members who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and expertise in a particular area of teaching. Park works at the intersection of creative pedagogy and technology.
“2015 Spring Storm: Department of Art 3rd Annual Senior Show” will take place at the University of Oregon one evening only, Friday May 29, from 5-8 p.m., on the first and second floors of Lawrence Hall. The exhibition is free and open to the public.