by Jenee Wilde • • Comments Off on UO to launch a new center focused on racial disparities
From Around the O, Oct. 12, 2020 — Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips announced the launch of a series of initiatives to combat racism and enhance inclusion on campus, including the creation of a new research and policy center focused on racial disparities and resilience.
A new racial dispariies intiative at the UO will […]
by Jenee Wilde • • Comments Off on NYT interviews Escallón about pandemic’s effects on female faculty
Maria Fernanda Escallón
Maria Fernanda Escallón, an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Oregon and mother to a 3-year-old daughter, is featured in an Oct. 6 New York Times story about how the pandemic is impacting women in academia who already faced obstacles on the path to advancing their research and careers.
After the pandemic […]
The University of Oregon has launched two new caregiving resources, Care Provider Network and Shared Care Network, exclusively for the UO community to help faculty members, staff and students meet caregiving needs while balancing school and work responsibilities.
“We recognize that our community is contending with uncertainties on many […]
by Jenee Wilde • • Comments Off on Provost, DEI respond to caregiver concerns
Aug. 13, 2020 — UO Provost Patrick Phillips and Yvette M. Alex-Assensoh, vice president for the Division of Equity and Inclusion, announced yesterday several new measures that address faculty concerns during the pandemic including caregiver support; service and time limitations; impacts on promotion and tenure; equity, anti-racism, and faculty support; and access to campus spaces. […]
by Jenee Wilde • • Comments Off on How the childcare crisis will distort the economy for a generation | Politico
July 23, 2020 — In a recent Politico interview, economist Betsey Stevenson argues that the pandemic has exposed a long-building childcare crisis in the U.S. and that the economic toll of the collapse of the child system will be felt for decades to come:
“The work of recovering from it will not end just because we […]
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