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Oct
17

Pulitzer winner Jose Antonio Vargas to be in residence at UO

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.

By Brooke Harman | News
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Sep
28

Ellen Herman, Rebecca Flynn Appointed to New Positions

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.

By Brooke Harman | News
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Aug
17

Former Wayne Morse Chair interviews Steve Bannon

Robert Kuttner, co-founder and co-editor of The American Prospect, recently wrote an article about a very candid conversation with White House strategist Steve Bannon.

By astillie | News
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May
18

WM Scholar alum helps kids explore nature

Kevin Frazier is the founder of Passport Oregon, an organization dedicated to giving Oregon kids a chance to experience the outdoors. Frazier was a Wayne Morse Scholar who graduated in 2015. Read the story in Around the O.

By astillie | News
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May
04

Randi Weingarten on the Future of Public Education

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.

Watch the video.

By astillie | News . Uncategorized
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Mar
16

Video from What Kids Bring to School event

The video from the What Kids Bring to School: How educators Can Address Poverty, Domestic Violence, and Other Challenges Affecting Their Students panel discussion is now available on the UO Channel.

By astillie | News . Public Education
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Jan
08

Robert Kuttner, former Wayne Morse Chair, calls for citizens’ impeachment inquiry

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.

By eherman | News
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Dec
13
Nov
21

Rebecca Flynn receives outstanding employee award

Wayne Morse Center codirector Rebecca Flynn will be recognized with a UO Outstanding Employee Award in a ceremony on Nov. 30 at 3 p.m.

By astillie | News
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Nov
14

Apply now for Project Grants and more

The Wayne Morse Center is now accepting applications for the Project Grant, Resident Scholar and Graduate Research Fellowship programs.

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