Carnegie Global Oregon is a FIG that is also residential as an ARC that lasts throughout freshman year. It focuses on ethics in international affairs and in everyday circumstances. The Carnegie Global Oregon FIG draws upon sophomores, juniors, and seniors from previous years to create a unique group of highly supportive UO students.
College Connections Faculty: Shaul Cohen
Dr. Shaul Cohen is an Associate Professor in the Geography Department, serves as the Co-Director of the UO Peace Studies program, holds a Global Ethics Fellowship from the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Relations, and acts as Director of the Global Oregon Learning Community on campus. In addition to the classes he teaches in geography, he also teaches classes in the Robert D. Clark Honors College and the School of Law.
FIG Assistant: Cosette Adamson
Cosette Adamson is a sophomore at the University of Oregon, majoring in sociology and minoring in theater arts. She is from Sherwood, Oregon. She enjoys volunteering, reading, writing, and working with technical theater. She is also interested in making the world a better place and learning about international affairs and issues, and the Carnegie Global Oregon FIG is a great place to develop this interest. She is excited to welcome all new students to the University of Oregon!
The summer assignment will be on the common reading book given out at IntroDUCKtion, Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates. More updates on the summer assignment and the FIG will be sent out via Facebook and / or email later in the summer.
Week of Welcome:
Our FIG will meet on Friday, September 23rd at 10 AM in Columbia 150! Please arrive around 10 minutes early, as we will be moving to another location shortly after 10!