Amanda Bruegl studies HPV infection in Native American women. She recently received a prestigious fellowship to find out why Native Americans are more likely to get HPV. 

Amanda Bruegl studies HPV infection in Native American women. She recently received a prestigious fellowship to find out why Native Americans are more likely to get HPV. 

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  • Native Americans in Oregon get cervical cancer 1.5 times more than the state’s general population and die from it twice as often. A gynecologic oncologist at OHSU just got a prestigious fellowship to find out why. Dr. Amanda Bruegl has been studying HPV infections among Native Americans in Oregon.
  • Trust in journalism in the U.S. continues to erode, but a Trust Project at the independent student newspaper at the University of Oregon is responding to the problem head-on. It’s educating the paper’s readership about how reporters and editors make decisions, soliciting feedback and increasing transparency about errors and corrections. We listen back to a conversation about the project with the Daily Emerald’s editor-in-chief, Michael Tobin, and journalism instructor and researcher Lisa Heyamoto
  • A violinist in Corvallis has been teaching a student in China over Skype for several years. Earlier this month, Anthea Kreston realized her student, Kevin, was living under quarantine for coronavirus in Chengdu. Kreston decided to set Kevin a special challenge to help pass the time faster.

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