Dec 19
Common Adventure: Hoodoo Ski/Snowboard Day (+Hot springs)6:15 a.m.

Join Jared for day of skiing or snowboarding at Hoodoo. After an awesome day on the slopes you will head to Belknap hot springs for a relaxing dip, this will be followed with...
December 19 6:15 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Outdoor Program (OP) Barn

Join Jared for day of skiing or snowboarding at Hoodoo. After an awesome day on the slopes you will head to Belknap hot springs for a relaxing dip, this will be followed with dinner at the Obsidian Grill. Get in on the lowest group rates out there and ski/board your heart out. 

Cost: $43 ticket, ~$10 gas, $18 rentals, $12 lessons, $8 hotspring, dinner $ ?

Mandatory pre-trip: 4:30pm Thursday 1/16 at the OP EMU 

Jan 16
Winter Activities Fair11:00 a.m.

UO Students are invited to connect with student organizations at the Winter Activities Fair.  over 100 organizations will be represented. Free to attend, snacks...
January 16 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Ballroom

UO Students are invited to connect with student organizations at the Winter Activities Fair.  over 100 organizations will be represented.

Free to attend, snacks provided.

This event is part of the Winter Warm Up event. 

Jan 29
BE Visual with Dr. Janet Iwasa5:30 p.m.

Dr. Janet Iwasa is a molecular biologist and computer illustrator & animator. She animates and illustrates biologists' ideas and research to create beautiful and useful...
January 29 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Redwood Auditorium

Dr. Janet Iwasa is a molecular biologist and computer illustrator & animator. She animates and illustrates biologists' ideas and research to create beautiful and useful ways to explain the molecular world. She is the owner of 1 μm Illustration and is a research assistant professor in the Biochemistry Department at the University of Utah. Her broad goal is to create accurate and compelling molecular and cellular visualizations that will support research, learning and scientific communication.  Janet’s award-winning illustrations and animations have appeared in scientific journals including Nature, Science and Cell, as well as in the New York Times.  Her work has also been featured on television and in museum exhibits.  Janet was named a 2014 TED fellow and a 2017 TED senior fellow, and recognized as one of the “100 Leading Global Thinkers” of 2014 by Foreign Policy magazine and one of the “100 Most Creative People” of 2012 by Fast Company magazine.  As a postdoctoral fellow, she created a multimedia exhibit with Nobel Laureate Jack Szostak (Harvard University) and the Museum of Science, Boston, and later worked on biological visualizations as a faculty member at Harvard Medical School. She received her Ph.D. in 2006 from the University of California, San Francisco for her work on the actin cytoskeleton in the laboratory of Dyche Mullins, and completed 3D animation training at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects later that same summer. Whether you're a Biologist or an Artist- you'll love Janet's presentation, so join us for this fascinating dinner presentation followed by Q&A session. Free.

Feb 26
BE Cultura5:30 p.m.

The BEseries and the School of Music and Dance is honored to host OLMECA! Olmeca is a Hip-Hop artist, producer, activist and scholar who has been featured on BBC London,...
February 26 5:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Ballroom

The BEseries and the School of Music and Dance is honored to host OLMECA! Olmeca is a Hip-Hop artist, producer, activist and scholar who has been featured on BBC London, Huffington Post, NPR, KEXP Seattle, URB Magazine, Democracy Now and CNN Latino. His work has been featured on various documentaries including PBS “Independent Lens”, and “Two Americans,” a documentary about the immigration issues in Arizona.  He has written music for tv shows including “Sons of Anarchy,” “CHANCE” on HULU, and new series, “The Mayans” on FX. Olmeca grew up in the barrios of L.A. and Mexico, a reality that brewed his blending of music genres and cultural sensitivity.  His bilingual music has earned him respect and praises in both English and Spanish news outlets and genres (Hip-Hop and Latin Alternative). Olmeca has collaborated with Taboo (Black Eyed Peas), Latin Alternative band, Ozomatli, Hip-Hop legend, Ras Kass, and Dave Kushner (Velvet Revolver).  Olmeca has toured Canada, Latin America and Europe and has helped spawn a new trend of bilingual Hip-hop. While everyday people respect his lyrical content, music connoisseurs value the production, and educators utilize Olmeca’s music in their classrooms. This, along with his social commentary and community efforts makes Olmeca a stand-alone artist in how he can intersect various identities and demographics. It is also for this reason that he is not only a gifted performing artist, but a university lecturer doing guest lectures, residencies and keynote speeches in universities throughout the U.S.  His capacity to bring various campus programs, offices and academic departments together is not only unique, but also necessary.   His work has been noted by social justice dignitaries speaking alongside Dolores Huerta, Naomi Klein and many others. Join us!

Mar 22
Common Adventure: University of Oregon to San Francisco Bike Tour12:00 a.m.

Join the adventure of a lifetime and spend spring break biking to San Francisco from your front door! This trip is capped at 12 participants. I expect this trip to fill up...
March 22 2018– March 22 2019
Outdoor Program (OP) Barn

Join the adventure of a lifetime and spend spring break biking to San Francisco from your front door! This trip is capped at 12 participants. I expect this trip to fill up fast so I need to hear from you promptly if you are interested. We will be biking for 10 days, camping for 9 nights. The trip will follow the Oregon-California coastline, culminating in the glorious crossing of the Golden Gate Bridge into San Francisco. This trip is of high difficulty due to the high mileage without rest days, elevation, and the weather. This is going to take tremendous planning, collaboration and effort from all participants. If you are seriously considering participating in this adventure please sign up here on the website, and follow up with me via email. I look forward to riding with you on the Pacific Coast Highway!

Cost: TBD

Mandatory pre-trip meeting: Tuesday October 30th, 5-6pm at the OP EMU 

Apr 22
Earth Week 20199:00 a.m.

In celebration of Earth Day, the Student Sustainability Center and sponsors bring you a week of speakers, workshops, documentary screenings, and service events for you to...
April 22–27
Erb Memorial Union (EMU)

In celebration of Earth Day, the Student Sustainability Center and sponsors bring you a week of speakers, workshops, documentary screenings, and service events for you to enjoy. 

The full schedule will be released in March. If you are interested in sponsoring an event, please email uossc@uoregon.edu

Apr 23
BE Agent5:30 p.m.

  Tabia Yapp is the founder and director of Beotis Creative, a boutique agency that represents a leading roster of contemporary speakers, poets, writers, and...
April 23 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Redwood 214

 

Tabia Yapp is the founder and director of Beotis Creative, a boutique agency that represents a leading roster of contemporary speakers, poets, writers, and multidisciplinary artists of color such as Eve L. Ewing, Kaveh Akbar, Fatimah Asghar & Danez Smith to name a few! Currently based in Los Angeles, CA & originally from Omaha, NE - Tabia began her career working for Creative Artists Agency (CAA) & later Fred Segal. While with CAA, Tabia worked under the wing of a veteran licensing agent & oversaw product collaborations, capsule collections, & global franchise deals for brands & talent such as: Hewlett-Packard, Mr. Chow, Marchesa, CB2, Bloomingdales, Missoni, Alexander Wang, & Halle Berry. During her tenure with Fred Segal as Brand Operations Manager, Tabia managed build out budgets for the launch of a 20,000 square foot LA flagship retail store, packaging, hardware & tech, e-commerce operations, and developed a custom point-of-sale system tailored to fit Fred Segal's unique multibrand business model. She onboarded 60+ brand tenants and executed experiential events & pop up programming working with top brands including: Nike x Lebron James, CFDA, Levi's, Kith, Domino Magazine & CB2. Having identified a gap in resources & representation for emerging talent of color, Tabia founded BEOTIS in 2015, a boutique agency that exclusively reps a roster of multidisciplinary artists of color. BEOTIS functions as a speakers' bureau, as well as, a creative agency to represent artists during commercial partnerships & lifestyle collaborations.  Join the BEseries and our partners for a free dinner, presentation & moderated Q&A with Tabia Yapp!

May 14
BE Voice with Will Giles5:30 p.m.

The BEseries and the Center for Multicultural and Academic Excellence (CMAE) are honored to host BE Voice with Will Giles. William Nu’utupu Giles is a fa'fafine second...
May 14 5:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Redwood Auditorium

The BEseries and the Center for Multicultural and Academic Excellence (CMAE) are honored to host BE Voice with Will Giles. William Nu’utupu Giles is a fa'fafine second generation Samoan Immigrant, Poet, and Arts Educator born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Their work has put them on stages ranging from the San Francisco Opera House to the Kennedy Center and into classrooms from the University of Papua New Guinea to Yale University. Will was featured in the HBO documentary Russell Simmons Presents: Brave New Voices, where they helped the Hawaii team win their first International Poetry Slam Championship; Will is also the first Pacific Islander to win the National Underground Poetry Individual Competition. Will’s poetry finds the political seeds in personal stories and crosses oceans of immigrant identity, colonization, representation, and masculinity. Their work has been featured by NBC News, The National Parks Service, HBO, Bustle, LitHub, and Button Poetry. In Hawaii they have spent the last 10 years working with Youth Speaks Hawaii and Pacific Tongues giving back to the organization and community that first gave them a voice. They have served as a Poet Facilitator, Assistant Outreach Coordinator, and Workshop Coordinator. Will lives for the moment of firsts in a blooming poet's eyes. The first line, first draft, and the first time someone opens their mouth and believes in the power of their own story. Join us for this free dinner presentation of Will's latest traveling poetry show and find your VOICE!