Awards & Recognition
Out of 12,000 submissions, the short video “Will You Change?” made the short list for the One Show in New York City. Science & Memory represented the only Undergraduate program at the event. Videographer and editor, Evan Norton, and writer Spencer Orofino attended the presentation in March of 2016. The film gave perspective to glacial retreat using art and unusual point of view.
The One Show
“Will You Change?” Written by Spencer Orofino...
Hearst Journalism Award— Multimedia
First Place Multimedia IV – Team Storytelling – News 2015/16
National Hearst Foundation Award for Team Multimedia for the collection of work produced by students. The work included photography, video, design, and long form narrative for the Science & Memory website. The University of Oregon’s first Multimedia Hearst Award. First Place, $2,600. Melanie Burke, Emma Pindell, Kyra Bailey, Will Saunders, Hayla Beck, Evan Norton, Paige De Paepe, Miro Merrill, Taylor Richmond, Spencer Orofino, Ben McBee, Lili Bayarmagnai, Julia Reihs, Sierra Morgan, Andy Abeyta.
Impact Award – Office of the VP


University of Oregon Innovation and Impact Award from the Office of the Vice-President for Research and Innovation awarded to founding Science & Memory faculty members Mark Blaine, Torsten Kjellstrand, Daniel Morrison, and Deborah Morrison.
JSMA Exhibit Feature


The University of Oregon's Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA) curated a series of works in a show called "Cross Cultural Realities" A collaboration piece by Miro Merrill and Paige DePaepe anchored the show, visually articulating the interrelated existence of keystone species and the environment of the Northwest. The show ran from November 3, 2015 to April 5, 2016.