Finding the link between suicide and RSD

Last week Dr. Stephanie Jenkins, assistant professor of philosophy presented her work at an informal open forum discussing the effects of RSD.

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Review for FOREST UNDER STORY in High Country News

In the western Cascade Range, just one hour east of Eugene, Oregon, there is an old-growth forest where ecosystem science and the humanities converge. Since 1948, the HJ Andrews Experimental Forest has been a research sanctuary for scientists studying biodiversity, climate, hydrology, soils and stream ecology. And so, 31 writers have taken to its slopes to collaborate on Forest Under Story: Creative Inquiry in an Old-Growth Forest. These environmental poets and essayists — all of them participants in the forest’s collaborative Long-Term Ecological Reflections Program — have pressed their literary stethoscopes to the roots and snags and cones of the 16,000-acre reserve to record what they observed, coming up with answers both empirical and oracular.

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C of I’s Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Lectureship in Judaic Studies hosts Professors Kevin Osterloh and Rena Lauer

Last spring, C of I Judaic studies Professor Federica Francesconi received a research grant from the American Association for Jewish Research for the project “Jews, Gender, and the Premodern Mediterranean: Building a Pacific Northwest Network.”  Now, those grant funds will be used to bring Oregon State University Professors Kevin Osterloh and Rena Lauer to campus as part of the C of I’s Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Lectureship in Judaic Studies.

FMI visit two Judaic studies scholars

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Mary Jo Nye is the recipient of the 2017 Abraham Pais Prize for History of Physics.

The Pais Prize is given annually by the American Physical Society and the American Institute of Physics to recognize outstanding scholarly achievements in the history of physics.

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Spring 2017 Classes on Flickr

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TOO BLACK Workshop and Performance

As part of the 35th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, the OMA was honored to collaborate with Diversity & Cultural Engagement, University Housing and Dining Services, and the School of History, Philosophy, & Religion, to organize the event “Speaking Justice” – a night of spoken word poetry by the OSU community and our feature artist, TOO BLACK, on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. And, in addition to the performance, the OMA was delighted to host the workshop “History of Race Relations at OSU” facilitated by TOO BLACK.

Workshop and Performance

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Associate professor Nichols has been named director of the Oregon State University Center for the Humanities.

Associate professor Christopher McKnight Nichols has been named director of the Oregon State University Center for the Humanities. The Center for the Humanities is an interdisciplinary research center with the primary mission of advancing the vitality and quality of humanities research at OSU. Nichols assumed his new role Jan. 1; he succeeds David Robinson, Oregon Professor of English at OSU, who retired in December after leading the center for more than 15 years.

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Prof. Joseph Orosco is a member of the Corvallis King Legacy Committee.

Check out this GT article about his thoughts on Corvallis joining the sanctuary city movement.

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Emeritus Prof. William Robbins new piece published in History News Network.

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Winter 2017 Classes on Flickr

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