Brock Evans in black and white

Emeritus professor collaborates on conservationist’s life story

Posted on May 14, 2021

Writer and emeritus professor George Venn worked with renowned conservationist Brock Evans on his long-awaited autobiography.

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Poet Chad Sweeney

Award-winning poet visits campus

Posted on January 24, 2020

Chad Sweeney will read from his latest collection at the Carl and Sandra Ellston Ars Poetica Literary Lecture Series on Feb. 4 in Pierce Library.

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Publication gives students a platform

Posted on October 17, 2019

“Oregon East” celebrates its latest edition with a gala and reading on Oct. 24.

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Ars Poetica series brings novelist to campus

Posted on October 7, 2019

The Carl and Sandra Ellston Literary Lecture Series welcomes Sharma Shields on Oct. 14 for its first installment of the year.

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Ars Poetica reading

MFA to host three summer literary readings

Posted on July 10, 2019

Award-winning novelists and poets will visit La Grande July 16-18 to mentor students in the MFA program.

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Spring Commencement

Spring commencement June 15

Posted on June 6, 2019

Spring commencement takes place in two ceremonies on June 15 in Quinn Coliseum.

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Faculty member publishes collection of essays

Posted on May 29, 2019

A new collection of nonfiction, “The Eclipse I Call Father: Essays on Absence,” written by David Axelrod recently arrived in local stores.

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Spring Symposium highlights academics

Posted on May 20, 2019

Students from every discipline across campus will present their work at the annual Spring Symposium on May 22.

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Basalt launches new issue

Posted on April 30, 2019

The art and literary journal will hold several events this month to celebrate its 2019 release.

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EOU library celebrates Children’s Book Week

Posted on April 29, 2019

Student-athletes, local teacher and EOU President Tom Insko will read to children in Pierce Library on May 2.

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Summer field study connect teens to nature, science and art

Posted on April 25, 2019

Cottonwood Crossing Summer Institute, a week-long residential field study, runs June 16-21 and is accepting applications.

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Book sale supports inclusivity

Posted on April 24, 2019

The annual SAGE Book Sale runs May 3 to 5 in the Gilbert Center.

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All Those Lilting Tongues book cover

‘A brave, dark singing’ rings through alumna’s poetry

Posted on April 11, 2019

Theresa Hamman will read from her chapbook, “All Those Lilting Tongues,” at Le Bebe Cakes on April 20 as part of The Carl and Sandra Ellston Ars Poetica Literary Lecture Series.

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Vogue ‘Climate Warrior’ and poet visits campus

Posted on March 28, 2019

Marshallese poet and performance artist Kathy Jetñil-Kijiner presents her writing April 9 at 7:30 in Badgley Hall’s Huber Auditorium.

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Oscar-nominated alum to speak at commencement

Posted on March 22, 2019

Documentary filmmaker Skye Fitzgerald, ’93, will speak at commencement in La Grande this June.

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Thomas Madden

Professor’s posthumous work keeps students involved

Posted on February 15, 2019

Thomas Madden’s posthumous collection of poems, edited and published by students, launches Feb. 23.

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Social Science Journal takes first place

Posted on January 29, 2019

The second issue of the Eastern Oregon Social Science Journal won first place from the American Scholastic Press Association this fall.

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Rural poets come to EOU

Posted on January 22, 2019

The Carl and Sandra Ellston Ars Poetica Literary Lecture Series welcomes Joe Wilkins and Todd Davis to campus Feb. 5.

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Novelist Bette Husted

Novelist Bette Husted visits campus

Posted on October 10, 2018

Husted will read from her new novel, “All Coyote’s Children,” at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 16 in the library reading room.

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Ed Skoog Oregon Book Award Finalist

Oregon East Gala features Portland poet

Posted on October 3, 2018

Oregon Book Award Finalist Ed Skoog will join student authors and artists on Oct. 11 to celebrate the latest edition of EOU’s literary journal Oregon East.

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