Science Literacy Program Newsletter

2015 Graduation Edition

Congratulations to SLP UO Graduates

The Science Literacy Program would like to congratulate the former Undergraduate SLP Scholars graduating in the 2014-2015 school year. Between them, they have earned 25 majors and 14 minors.

Bachelor of Arts or Science

  • Alex Schachtner
  • Ansen Burr
  • Bettie Wanjeri
  • Briana Jones
  • Brooklyn Gose
  • Caitlyn Hazlett
  • Christian Burns
  • Clayton Kilmer
  • Hanna Moore
  • Harrison Fontaine
  • Hayley Resk
  • Jenessa Dragovich
  • Justin Stockwell
  • Kimi Lerner
  • Mairin Peck
  • Matt Reyer
  • Nathan Wilson
  • Samantha Mellin
  • Simone Prather
  • Wes Horton

We would also like to congratulate the former Graduate SLP Fellows graduating this year.

Master of Science

  • Ben Heath
  • Christina Della Iacono
  • Christy Lykken
  • Dylan Mead
  • Samantha Zeman


  • Ben Armstrong
  • Jeneva Anderson
  • Jessica Preston
  • Rob Skarbek
  • Ruth Siboni
  • Tristan Hormel
  • Victor Fiore
  • Yan Sang

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In This Issue:

Congratulations to SLP UO Graduates

Upcoming UO and Local Events

Upcoming Meeting Opportunities

Upcoming UO and Local Events:

Are jellyfish taking over the oceans?
Dr. Kelly Sutherland, Honors College and Department of Biology, University of Oregon
July 7, 2015 – 7pm
Oregon Institute of Marine Biology

The public is invited to hear Dr. Kelly Sutherland speak about her research on jellyfish and gelatinous zooplankton at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology. Her talk will be held at the OIMB boathouse. Please park at OIMB or along Boat Basin Road and walk past the Coast Guard housing to the OIMB boathouse auditorium.

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Upcoming Meeting Opportunities:

1. 2015 POGIL Northwest Regional Workshop
July 27-29, 2015
Portland, OR
Lewis and Clark College

2. Fall Case Study Teaching in Science Conference
September 18-19, 2015
Buffalo, NY
Sponsored by the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science

3. ABRCMS Annual Meeting
November 11-14, 2015
Seattle, WA

4. AACU & PKAL 2015
2015 Network for Academic Renewal STEM Conference
November 12 – 14, 2015
Seattle, WA

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