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“Reinventing Public Service Education and Research,” a talk with Prof. Koppell 11/21 at Noon

Please join us for a talk with Jonathan G.S. Koppell, Dean of the College of Public Affairs at Arizona State University

Friday, November 21st from 12-1:30 in McKenzie 229

Come discuss ideas about how to integrate faculty research and public service into education inside and outside the classroom with a dynamic young college dean!

Professor Koppell is a political scientist and specialist on organizational governance. Previously Professor and Director of the Millstein Center for Corporate Governance and Performance at Yale University, he is the author of award-winning books on quasi-public




Professor Ron Mitchell interviewed on OPB’s “Think Outloud”

You can listen to Professor Ron Mitchell’s interview on OPB HERE

Q&A: United States And China Announce New Greenhouse Gas Goals

President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping just announced new goals to limit greenhouse gas emissions. The deal has been called “historic.” But critics say it will hurt the U.S. economy.

Ron Mitchell is a professor of political science and environmental studies at the University of Oregon. He spoke about the deal today on OPB’s “Think Out Loud.”

Host Dave Miller asked him what President Obama said the U.S. would do over the next two




Agency plans customized curriculum to help LGBTQ parents

Assistant Professor Gash was recently quoted in the Register Guard about the important impact of parenting groups within communities:

The UO’s Gash believes the LGBTQ Parenting and Education Initiative is a grand idea.

” … One of the things we found in our research was that places that had parenting groups geared toward LGBTQ parents … those folks had a great understanding of parenting opportunities and the sort of landmines that exist.”

Read the full article HERE