Nicolae Morar, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies & Philosophy and Associate Member in the Institute for Ecology and Evolution, was recently interviewed on Jefferson Exchange Public Radio about “How We Talk About The Microbiome.”
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Camisha Russell, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, discusses her book The Assisted Reproduction of Race, which examines how concepts of race are reinforced by reproductive technologies on UO Today. Russell talks about how race is a social construct and asks, “what does the idea of race do?” and posits that race is a technology (something made and used).
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The UO Graduate School writes the following about this award:
This award recognizes that graduate program directors are charged with managing the essentials of a graduate program, a complex and multi-dimensional enterprise that also requires sensitive diplomacy. The UO Graduate School seeks to recognize faculty members who exceed expectations by making innovative or unique contributions that improve the quality of the graduate program and graduate student experience. The Graduate School also seeks to highlight best practices that can be shared to enhance the overall quality of graduate education at the University of Oregon.
Rocío will be recognized at the UO Faculty Excellence Award ceremony on Tuesday, May 28th at 5:00 pm in Global Scholars Hall.
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Colin Koopman (Associate Professor of Philosophy, Pre-Law Advisor, Ethics Minor Director, and Director of New Media & Culture Certificate) and Nicolae Morar (Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies) spoke with AroundtheO for a recent article “UO researchers look to future of neuroscience and data collection”
UO Philosophy Doctoral Candidate Joshua Kerr has been awarded an Oregon Humanities Center Dissertation Fellowship for 2019-2020, which will provide a term of support free from teaching and for working on his dissertation The Hybris of Plants: Reinterpreting Philosophy Through Vegetal Life.