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CLA this Week sample — 12/18/13

Events

Literary Northwest Series: Natalie Serber, author of the story collection “Shout Her Lovely Name” (A New York Times “Notable Book” of 2012), and Jay Pontieri, director of the undergraduate creative writing program at Marylhurst University and author of the memoir “Wedlocked,” will read in the Valley Library Rotunda on Jan. 17, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

News

Eco-art sought for transformation symposium: Regional artists are invited to submit proposals for interactive art projects that re-imagine how to live well on an altered planet. Projects should explore who we are in relation to the world and how we can live without exhausting the Earth. The selected art work will receive a $2,000 award. Artists’ proposals are due by January 13. Full details are available on the Spring Creek Project website: http://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/centers-and-initiatives/spring-creek-project

Awards and Honors

Congratulations to economics professor Rolf Färe, who was given the  W.W. Cooper Lifetime Contribution to Data Envelopment Analysis Award, with an accompanying special session on his work at the 2013 Asia-Pacific Productivity Conference in Bangkok, Thailand.

Current Research and Publications

History faculty member Mina Carsons’s book, “Ava Helen Pauling: Partner, Activist, Visionary,” was released by OSU Press.

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