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Student-teacher relationships banned in new policy; abuse of power among reasons

A new policy forbidding student-teacher relationships was created by the University Senate’s Committee on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence. The new policy, approved on Feb. 1, states student-teacher relationships pose a “conflict of interest” and “abuse of power.” The policy is temporary and the committee is working on a permanent policy ...

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Number of students with flu decreases significantly this year, despite national epidemic

Documented cases of the flu at both the University and in Lane County have decreased substantially over the past year, contrary to national trends. The flu has claimed the lives of 37 children in the United States this flu season, which is more than the death toll of the swine ...

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Percentage of international students at UO drops for second year in a row

The number of international students enrolled at the University of Oregon decreased for the second year in a row, despite the increased outreach and retention efforts of the university. In 2015, the international student enrollment sat at 13.6 percent in 2015, but it’s dropped to 11.8 percent in 2017, according ...

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Administrators aim to improve communication with students through office hours, but few students attend

Last Thursday, University of Oregon administrator Justine Carpenter sat in an empty boardroom waiting for students to arrive to her scheduled office hours. No students came.   The UO administration is now offering office hours in an effort to improve communication with students through discussions this term. Every Wednesday and ...

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UO Senate denounces white supremacy and creates group to teach students about racism

The university senate on Wednesday voted unanimously to support the student collective’s second resolution — to denounce white supremacy on campus and to create a task force to educate students on UO’s history. The task force will also propose modifications to white nationalist monuments on campus. They did not state ...

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