University of Oregon President Michael H. Schill presents an intimate evening of curated talks and live music on June 1st in Portland. The lecture series will showcase University of Oregon research, innovation, and creativity.
The president will provide an update on initiatives and priorities for the UO.
This event will feature talks from the following students, faculty and alumni:
- Tasia Smith, assistant professor of counseling psychology and part of the UO Health Promotion and Obesity Prevention Initiative. Her research looks at ways to reduce and prevent obesity in underserved populations such as rural communities.
- Nico Larco, associate professor of architecture and Urbanism Next leader. His research focuses on how emerging technology will impact cities and their residents.
- Pius Cheung, associate professor of percussion and chair of the percussion area at the UO School of Music and Dance. He is a percussionist, composer and educator. He explores 21st century cross-culturalism through percussion
- Marcus Harvey, Portland Gear founder and 2012 UO graduate in digital arts and business. He has turned a love for product and community into a lifestyle apparel brand celebrated around the region by using events, local collaborations, and innovative marketing campaigns.
Reception at 5:30 p.m.; program at 6:30 p.m., Dessert receptinos at 8:00pm
Check out a recap of the first event here!