Education and research

Education and research
Oregon universities graduated record number of students
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Monday, June 16, 2014

During this year's commencement season, 28,131 students received degrees, up 256 diplomas from last year.

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The role of higher education as K-12 underperforms
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Friday, May 30, 2014
ThumbChalkboardBY DEBRA RINGOLD | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR

Since 1970 the performance of our public education system has steadily deteriorated.

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Portland city council approves $15K for its share in green economy global study
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Thursday, May 29, 2014

The city will participate in a sustainability study with the goal of better understanding the "relationship between environmental and industrial policy and growth."

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Oregon grad rates second-to-last in U.S.
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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

The state has a 68% overall graduation rate; the national graduation rate is 80%.

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Bigfoot Beverages to pay for 'pouring rights' at UO
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Friday, April 18, 2014

The local Pepsi distributor will pay nearly $5 million in cash to be the University of Oregon's dominant drink supplier for the next eight years.

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