Miranda Cyr, The Register-Guard

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Past articles by Miranda:

University of Oregon hires new president after six-month search

John Karl Scholz, an economist, professor and provost at University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been hired as the University of Oregon president → Read More

University of Oregon's Launch Oregon promises big entrepreneurship opportunities

University of Oregon announces Launch Oregon, a nonprofit LCC that promises a series of startups and job retention in Oregon. → Read More

UO dumps dozens of 2023 departmental graduation ceremonies

University of Oregon cuts down on its number of commencement ceremonies, eliminating departmental ceremonies. → Read More

One year in: University of Oregon staff elevate Ukrainian voices

University of Oregon holds a community forum to answer questions and raise awareness of Ukrainian perspectives on the Russo-Ukrainian War. → Read More

Bill would dedicate $10M for Early Literacy Success Initiative to help Oregon kids read

House Bill 3198 proposes a new initiative for early literacy efforts, including funding for coaching, summer programs and tutoring. → Read More

4 ways UO's Ballmer Institute plans to help children's mental health

The University of Oregon's Ballmer Institute for Children's Behavioral Health announces its new executive director, and opens to students. → Read More

Oregon graduation rates at a high, indicating post-pandemic recovery

Oregon schools saw their second-highest-ever high school graduation rates with the 2022 cohort. → Read More

Wind advisory: Up to 60 mph gusts expected Tuesday. Possible power outages

Strong winds will blow through the Willamette Valley during Tuesday. Unsafe driving conditions and power outages are possible. → Read More

UO Board highlights: Enrollment, degrees and presidential search

The University of Oregon Board of Trustees discuss enrollment, degrees and the presidential search at its quarterly meeting. → Read More

Report: Oregon schools see low enrollment, more diverse teachers and students

Notable takeaways from the latest Oregon Department of Education report on 2021 data compared to previous years. → Read More

Election 2022: Social worker, dentist vie for District 6 Senate seat

Oregon House Rep. Cedric Hayden, R, faces social worker Ashley Pelton, D, for state Senate District 6 seat. → Read More

Indigenous University of Oregon students receive full tuition coverage under new program

University of Oregon announces new Home Flight Scholars Program to support Native students on campus socially, academically and financially. → Read More

University of Oregon breaks freshman enrollment record for second year in a row

UO highlighted several enrollment numbers that were either new records or tied with previous records, including an average high school GPA of 3.76. → Read More

University of Oregon trustees approve land swap for football practice facility

University of Oregon Board of Trustees approve land swap and other resolutions after listening to comments from university groups. → Read More

Back to school: State leaves COVID-19 protocols to local district discretion

A look at how Salem-Keizer and other local school districts plan to keep students and staff safe as COVID protocols move to a new normal. → Read More

President Michael Schill leaving University of Oregon to lead Northwestern University

Northwestern announced Thursday that Schill is taking the helm of the university, after seven years as University of Oregon president. → Read More

Las Cruces pre-k teacher, daughter offer helping hands to Afghan refugees

A local Las Cruces Head Start pre-k teacher takes on a new role to help out Afghan refugees to adapt to life in Las Cruces. → Read More

Hatch Valley schools have big plans for grant funding, including vet clinic and vertical garden

Hatch Valley Public Schools has been granted $300,000 from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to aid in big plans that the district has for the community. → Read More

Group urges voters to support increase in money taken from state's permanent fund for education

The Vote YES for Kids! campaign has formed with the goal of supporting the passage of the Permanent School Fund ballot question that would increase education funding. → Read More

Las Cruces Public Schools addresses support options following Uvalde school shooting

LCPS sends letter of support to parents and staff after Uvalde elementary school shooting on Tuesday. → Read More