Jim Thorpe, a member of the Sac and Fox tribe, is often hailed as “the world’s greatest athlete.” His fame comes from the versatility of his athleticism. His sporting mastery ranged from professional baseball, football and basketball to olympic gold medals in the 1912 pentathlon and decathlon. From 1996 to 2001 he was awarded ABC’s [...]
As Knight’s two alma mater’s are set to play each other this Saturday, it’s a good point in time to reflect on how far the University of Oregon has come in such a short amount of time. Knight’s philanthropy has left a lasting impression on this campus in a multitude of ways, but when you’re sitting either at home, at Autzen or at the bar this Saturday when the Ducks take the field against the Stanford Cardinal, try and imagine what things would be like if Knight hadn’t picked Oregon.
The second volume of the OUR Journal was published Monday, providing undergraduate students with a professional platform to divulge excellence in research.
The science library offers students many electronic options, including TVs and laptops.
Shankman was the guest speaker of the Knight Library-sponsored Insight Seminars, seminars that occur approximately every two weeks that seek to foster the connection between the University and the Eugene community. Shankman presented seven of his poems throughout the night, which followed this tradition and related to the paintings of Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, a 17th century Dutch painter.
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When entering the first floor of the Knight Library, students might notice a sign standing in the front foyer mentioning something about stolen backpacks — six backpacks stolen in the past week, to be exact. As the new school year begins, theft is once again on the rise.
“I’ve spoken at many of the exhibits on the (Negro) Leagues, and Pride and Passion is perhaps the best one ever created,” said Larry Nester, co-founder of the The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, MO, and fact checker for the NBHFM, “It shows the impact that baseball has had on this country. It is an institution that changed the mindset of many Americans, black and white”
With the help of the Knight Library, the University’s InfoGraphics Lab unveiled its latest changes to the University’s application that can now guide students in real-time to the resources that they need and guide visitors through the campus on five types of specific walking tours that include sustainability efforts, trees, artwork and historic buildings.
Last September, Knight Library ordered a set of individual storage lockers. In February of this year, when the equipment arrived, the state-of-the-art units failed an initial functions check. They have still not been repaired or replaced.
Eight protestors ran stark naked through the Knight Library on Wednesday night in a demonstration intended to empower University students.