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Stephen Wooten awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award for Sustainability!

Congratulations, Stephen, on this very well-deserved award and recognition!

Stephen Wooten, Department of International Studies Professor & Director of the UO Food Studies Program, has been awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award for Sustainability. He was granted the award for his “achievements both in teaching and in crafting a program that supports and promotes sustainability.”

In order to be considered for the award, candidates must have “developed pedagogy and curriculum which reinforce and advance principles of sustainability through course design and


Delaney Swink Receives the Undergraduate Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship!

Congratulations, Delaney Swink!

Delaney, one of our International Studies undergraduates, has received the Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship for her thesis “Social Change in Morocco: Islamic Feminism and Women’s Rights to Education” with faculty adviser Yvonne Braun.

Delaney’s thesis, in her own words: “My thesis seeks to deepen the conversation about feminism and Islam in Morocco, decentering hegemonic western feminism that excludes those outside the categories of white, secular, and liberal feminists. In reviewing feminist literature and intersectional feminist


Lunch Talk Friday, April 28th: Rehearsals for Life

International Studies is excited about our next lunch talk, a presentation by Rehearsals for Life.

“Rehearsals for Life” is a project of the UO Graduate School and the Office of the Dean of Students. Utilizing scenario-based learning founded on the model of Theatre of the Oppressed and other applied theatre modalities, students develop interactive presentations for their peers on issues facing graduate students today.

This talk will take place from 11am – 12:30pm on Friday, April 28th in McKenzie Hall 240A. It is free and open to the public! Light refreshments will be provided. We