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Developing Intercultural Competency on Campus

Developing Intercultural Competency on Campus

On Saturday, Feb. 15, Eastern Oregon University, Blue Mountain Community College and Treasure Valley Community College students, faculty and community members filled Huber auditorium for the Celebrate, Educate, Appreciate Diversity (CEAD) Conference. The annual CEAD...

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Urban Renewal Program Accepting Project Funding Applications

Urban Renewal Program Accepting Project Funding Applications

Each fiscal year, the La Grande Urban Renewal Agency (URA) has a limited amount of funding to allocate toward public/ private development projects within the Urban Renewal District. For the 2020-2021 fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020, the Agency will be accepting...

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Sounds of America with the Grande Ronde Symphony Orchestra

Sounds of America with the Grande Ronde Symphony Orchestra

The winter concert of the Grande Ronde Symphony Orchestra will be held Wednesday, March 4, 2020 beginning at 7:00 pm in McKenzie Theater on the EOU campus in La Grande. The orchestra is celebrating the Sounds of America by featuring works by American composers....

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Experiencing Culture Through Food and Performances

Experiencing Culture Through Food and Performances

The 33rd annual International Dinner and Show brings 12 countries to the stage on Feb. 22 at Eastern Oregon University. Attendees journey around the world through cultural food and performances, all without leaving the Gilbert Event Center. The International Student...

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Tech Expo Highlights Art, Science and Extracurricular Programs

Tech Expo Highlights Art, Science and Extracurricular Programs

The fourth annual Technology Expo at Eastern Oregon University brings high school students from multiple districts together for a day of hands-on experience with technology. EOU and Greater Oregon Science Technology Engineering and Math (GO-STEM) partner to host this...

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Using Geophysics to Uncover Neanderthal Extinction

Using Geophysics to Uncover Neanderthal Extinction

Associate Professor of Anthropology Rory Becker uses geophysics and remote sensing to uncover archeological dig sites. Through electrical resistance tomography and sediment depth estimations, Becker determines locations to excavate where he might uncover Neanderthal...

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Teen iCraft at Cook Memorial Library

Teen iCraft at Cook Memorial Library

Cook Memorial Library is offering Teen iCraft on Friday, February 21 at 4 pm. Teens will create Fortune Tins from recycled mint boxes. This free activity is open to anyone in middle or high school. Supplies are provided. Registration is not needed. The activity will...

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