Jose Antonio Vargas discovered he was in the U.S. illegally at the age of 16.For years Vargas kept his status a secret, even as he became a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist whose writing appeared in publications such as the San Francisco Chronicle, Rolling Stone and the New Yorker.
Read more about Vargas, the 2017-18 Wayne Morse Chair, in Around the O.
Ellen Herman, professor of history and faculty co-director of University of Oregon’s Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, and Rebecca Flynn, managing co-director of the Wayne Morse Center, will be joining the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs in interim roles. Both will continue in their roles at the Wayne Morse Center.
Read more in Around the O.
Randi Weingarten spoke on the Future of Public Education at events in Portland and Eugene on April 25 and 26, 2017, as the inaugural speaker for the Margaret Hallock Program for Women’s Rights.
Robert Kuttner, former occupant of the Wayne Morse Chair, co-editor of The American Prospect, and a faculty member at Brandeis University’s Heller School, offered this perspective on “Impeaching Trump” in The Huffington Post on January 1, 2017.