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The Economics Department at the University of Oregon, located in the College of Arts and Sciences, features a dedicated group of faculty, staff and students who lead the field in current economic issues. We are also one of the fastest growing departments at the University due to the relevance of our subject matter and reputation for excellence in teaching and scholarship.

Here's what's happening in the Econ Department

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UO Econ Major Kevin Frazier Named Rhodes Scholar Finalist

University of Oregon senior economics major and honors student Kevin Frazier has been named a finalist for the renowned Rhodes Scholarship, awarded to students for exceptional academic achievements, strength of character and commitment to the common good.

Sixteen regions in the United States have each selected 12-16 applicants as finalists. Only two from each region will be chosen as Rhodes Scholars come Saturday, Nov. 21.

That’s when Frazier, a student in the Clark Honors College, and the other candidates for this region gather in Seattle for final interviews. The two scholars will be



Upcoming Undergraduate Research & Creative Scholarship Opportunities

If you’re an undergraduate student and you’re interested in research and creative scholarship opportunities, please see the helpful information below.

UROP Mini-grant program

Provides awards of up to $1,000 to support undergraduate student research, creative scholarship or work on an innovative project. The awards may be used by recipients to purchase materials, equipment, and supplies that are necessary to complete their project and assist with travel expenses related to their project.

Deadline: February 5, 2016.



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Career Fair

The Careers in Finance, Wealth Management, Corporate Accounting, and Banking career fair first started nine years ago. This event introduces business and economics students to a range of options in professional finance, from banks to government agencies to corporations and financial services firms. The first half of the event features conference-style breakout sessions on different career paths, with the remaining half devoted to open networking in the Lillis atrium.

Please mark your calendars for this year’s event: Wednesday, February 10th from 6-8:30pm.

If you have any questions,