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Located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, and within a short drive of the Pacific Ocean, the Cascade Mountains, and other beautiful natural areas, the University of Oregon is the perfect destination for people who love the outdoors. It is known across the United States for its green spaces, fresh air, good public transportation, and great places to run and bike. The people of Eugene embrace diverse beliefs and abilities, which provides a friendly and welcoming environment where students feel they belong.

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AEI in the Media

IELTS Podcast with Dr. Cheryl Ernst

Listen to Dr. Cheryl Ernst, AEI’s former executive director, discuss helpful strategies for building writing skills in this IELTS podcast. Did you know that making mistakes is a valuable tool for language learning? When used properly, those mistakes can help students improve their language skills and make dramatic progress. The IELTSPodcast is an online IELTS test preparation company helping international students pass the IELTS exam. Listen here.

ESP Course Creation with Jennifer Rice

The world of software engineering is unfamiliar to most English language professionals, so when English Language Specialist Jennifer Rice was selected for a virtual teacher training project with the Jalasoft software company in Bolivia, she knew her background in the field of English for Specific Purposes (ESP) would be crucial. The project involved partnering with a team of three English trainers employed by Jalasoft to create a curriculum for and then teach an ESP course to pre-service computer software trainees at the company. Check it out here. (May 2022)

AEI Recognized by U.S. Department of State

U.S. Department of State recognizes AEI for English Language Specialists The University of Oregon’s American English Institute has been recognized by the U.S. Department of State English Language Programs for sending the largest number of English language specialists abroad in 2018. AEI instructors Jennifer Rice, and Janine Sepulveda featured. Check it out here.

 

 

Activities

TRIP IS FULL! Common Adventure: Skiing at Mt. Bachelor
Event: TRIP IS FULL! Common Adventure: Skiing at Mt. Bachelor
Feb25
TRIP IS FULL! Common Adventure: Skiing at Mt. Bachelor Feb 25 Outdoor Program (OP) Barn
Common Adventure: Black, Indigenous, People of Color Affinity Trip Ski at Hoodoo!
Event: Common Adventure: Black, Indigenous, People of Color Affinity Trip Ski at Hoodoo!
Feb25
Common Adventure: Black, Indigenous, People of Color Affinity Trip Ski at Hoodoo! Feb 25 Outdoor Program (OP) Barn
Basketry Workshop with Brenda Brainard
Event: Basketry Workshop with Brenda Brainard
Feb25
Basketry Workshop with Brenda Brainard Feb 25 Museum of Natural and Cultural History
Explore Oregon
Event: Explore Oregon
Feb25
Explore Oregon Feb 25 Museum of Natural and Cultural History
Feather Pals
Event: Feather Pals
Feb25
Feather Pals Feb 25 Duck Nest
Hendricks Park Forest Restoration Party
Event: Hendricks Park Forest Restoration Party
Feb25
Hendricks Park Forest Restoration Party Feb 25 Hendricks Park
HOPE: A Human Right - Prison Education Program Art Exhibit
Event: HOPE: A Human Right - Prison Education Program Art Exhibit
Feb25
HOPE: A Human Right - Prison Education Program Art Exhibit Feb 25 Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Oregon: Where Past Is Present
Event: Oregon: Where Past Is Present
Feb25
Oregon: Where Past Is Present Feb 25 Museum of Natural and Cultural History
Underwater Forests—Oregon's Kelp Ecosystems
Event: Underwater Forests—Oregon's Kelp Ecosystems
Feb25
Underwater Forests—Oregon's Kelp Ecosystems Feb 25 Museum of Natural and Cultural History
The First Metal: Arts & Crafts Copper
Event: The First Metal: Arts & Crafts Copper
Feb25
The First Metal: Arts & Crafts Copper Feb 25 Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA)
CM@B Pre-concert Lectures: Esmé Quartet with Yekwon Sunwoo
Event: CM@B Pre-concert Lectures: Esmé Quartet with Yekwon Sunwoo
Feb25
CM@B Pre-concert Lectures: Esmé Quartet with Yekwon Sunwoo Feb 25 Frohnmayer Music Building
Oregon Lacrosse vs Marist College
Event: Oregon Lacrosse vs Marist College
Feb25
Oregon Lacrosse vs Marist College Feb 25 Pape Field
Esmé Quartet with Yekwon Sunwoo
Event: Esmé Quartet with Yekwon Sunwoo
Feb25
Esmé Quartet with Yekwon Sunwoo Feb 25 Beall Concert Hall
Grocery Shuttle
Event: Grocery Shuttle
Feb25
Grocery Shuttle Feb 25 EMU
HOPE: A Human Right - Prison Education Program Art Exhibit
Event: HOPE: A Human Right - Prison Education Program Art Exhibit
Feb26
HOPE: A Human Right - Prison Education Program Art Exhibit Feb 26 Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
"Heart Quilt" - Washburn Gallery
Event: "Heart Quilt" - Washburn Gallery
Feb26
"Heart Quilt" - Washburn Gallery Feb 26 Ceramics Building
"honey drip" - Foyer Gallery
Event: "honey drip" - Foyer Gallery
Feb26
"honey drip" - Foyer Gallery Feb 26 Lawrence Hall
International GE Time Together
Event:  International GE Time Together
Feb26
International GE Time Together Feb 26 Susan Campbell Hall
Feather Pals
Event: Feather Pals
Feb26
Feather Pals Feb 26 Duck Nest
ROSE Room Open Hours
Event: ROSE Room Open Hours
Feb26
ROSE Room Open Hours Feb 26 UO ROSE ROOM
Let's Talk Drop-In - Mondays noon-2PM @ Law School/Zoom
Event: Let's Talk Drop-In - Mondays noon-2PM @ Law School/Zoom
Feb26
Let's Talk Drop-In - Mondays noon-2PM @ Law School/Zoom Feb 26
Physical Chemistry Seminar
Event: Physical Chemistry Seminar
Feb26
Physical Chemistry Seminar Feb 26 Willie and Donald Tykeson Hall
Quack the Finals Code: Drop-in Finals Planning
Event: Quack the Finals Code: Drop-in Finals Planning
Feb26
Quack the Finals Code: Drop-in Finals Planning Feb 26 Unthank Hall
Stress Less Monday: Hike Mt. Pisgah
Event: Stress Less Monday: Hike Mt. Pisgah
Feb26
Stress Less Monday: Hike Mt. Pisgah Feb 26 Outdoor Program (OP) Barn
Covering the Campaign: A Public Talk by Washington Post Photographer Melina Mara
Event: Covering the Campaign: A Public Talk by Washington Post Photographer Melina Mara
Feb26
Covering the Campaign: A Public Talk by Washington Post Photographer Melina Mara Feb 26 Allen Hall
Robert Trafford: “Forensic Architecture: Art and Activism Against State Violence”
Event: Robert Trafford: “Forensic Architecture: Art and Activism Against State Violence”
Feb26
Robert Trafford: “Forensic Architecture: Art and Activism Against State Violence” Feb 26 Lawrence Hall
Tony Chambers Seminar: "Toward a Culture of Student Flourishing and Belonging"
Event: Tony Chambers Seminar: "Toward a Culture of Student Flourishing and Belonging"
Feb26
Tony Chambers Seminar: "Toward a Culture of Student Flourishing and Belonging" Feb 26 Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact
UO Investment Group: Open Meeting
Event: UO Investment Group: Open Meeting
Feb26
UO Investment Group: Open Meeting Feb 26 Lillis Business Complex
Bingo
Event: Bingo
Feb26
Bingo Feb 26 Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
"What the World’s Silence Says": A Reading with Gazan Poet Yahya Ashour
Event: "What the World’s Silence Says": A Reading with Gazan Poet Yahya Ashour
Feb26
"What the World’s Silence Says": A Reading with Gazan Poet Yahya Ashour Feb 26 Erb Memorial Union (EMU)