UO’s Daniel Tichenor is one of 32 inaugural Andrew Carnegie fellows

Daniel Tichenor

Daniel Tichenor

UO’s Tichenor is one of 32 inaugural Andrew Carnegie fellows | Around the O.

April 21, 2015—CLLAS affiliated faculty member Daniel Tichenor has been selected as an inaugural Andrew Carnegie Fellow. Dr. Tichenor is the Philip H. Knight Professor of Political Science and Senior Faculty Fellow, Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, University of Oregon. Dr. Tichenor commented: “I’m ecstatic to receive the Carnegie fellowship. It’s a nice vote of confidence in my past work and my new research blueprints. But I’m most excited about the fact that Carnegie support will make it possible for me to finish research and writing on a book titled Democracy’s Shadow: Undocumented Immigrants and the Quest for Inclusion. For the full story: http://around.uoregon.edu/content/uos-tichenor-one-32-inaugural-andrew-carnegie-fellows

May 1 deadline for CLLAS GTF position AY 2015-16

May 1, 2015
12:00 pm

April 6, 2015—The deadline is Friday, May 1 at noon for the .49 CLLAS GTF position, Event Coordinator and Research Assistant, for AY 2015-16. Graduate students pursuing any master’s or doctoral degree may apply. Application link for the GTF announcement is: http://gradschool.uoregon.edu/node/2036 › Continue reading

CLLAS 2015 Seed Grant Competition for Faculty Collaborative Research Groups

May 1, 2015
12:00 pm

In order to encourage existing projects and collaborations and to facilitate new ones, the Center for Latino/a & Latin American Studies (CLLAS) announces its sixth grant competition for funds to be used during the 2015-2016 academic year (July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016). The deadline is Friday, May 1, 2015 at noon. For full information: 2015 Call for Faculty Grants

More also at: http://cllas.uoregon.edu/grant-opportunities/

Workshops from the JSMA Moms’ Art Club: Club de Arte para Mamás

April 18, 2015
12:00 pmto4:00 pm
April 20, 2015
9:00 amto10:30 am
May 2, 2015
12:00 pmto4:00 pm
May 18, 2015
9:00 amto10:30 am
June 8, 2015
9:00 amto10:30 am

The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art is excited to present Club de Arte para Mamás, which provides free, drop-in art workshops and childcare for mothers who speak English as a second language. Please feel free to share this information with families and contacts. Participants will learn arts production techniques, participate in personalized gallery visits, and socialize with mothers. Workshops are taught by guest artists and museum staff and will include printmaking, ceramics, and photography. This project is sponsored by a grant from the Oregon Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. › Continue reading

Christopher Chávez Wins 2015 Outstanding Early Career Award

Christopher Chávez

Christopher Chávez

April 2015—CLLAS Board Member Christopher Chávez, UO School of Journalism and Communication, has won the 2015 Outstanding Early Career Award given by the University of Oregon’s Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation.

Research Excellence Award winners receive commendation from the Office of the Vice President for Research & Innovation, $1,000 in research support, a recognition memento, and highlighting of their work.

The Outstanding Early Career Award is granted to tenure track faculty members at the assistant professor rank. Dr. Chávez will be given his award at a ceremony later this spring.

Hector Tobar and Brent Walth: Two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists join SOJC faculty

Brent Walth (left); Hector Tobar

Brent Walth (left); Hector Tobar

April 1, 2015—“Two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists with strong connections to the university and the state are joining the faculty of the UO School of Journalism and Communication.

“Brent Walth, managing editor for news for Willamette Week, has accepted a full-time assistant professor of journalism position. Walth shared the Pulitzer Prize for public service reporting for stories The Oregonian wrote in 2001 about what was then the Immigration and Naturalization Service.” …

“Hector Tobar has been teaching journalism classes in the SOJC for the past year as a visiting assistant professor and recently accepted a permanent position. His latest work, Deep Down Dark, The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine and the Miracle That Set Them Free, is a New York Times bestseller and is a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. “Deep Down Dark” also was listed in the New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2014.”

For the full story, go to: Two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists join SOJC faculty | Around the O.



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