President Michael H. Schill announced an expansion of research and discovery, student access, and faculty hiring made possible by a new, $50 million anonymous gift to establish the Presidential Fund for Excellence.
The Architect of Her Own Experience
Poet Sarah Hovet was determined to use the opportunities at the UO to craft her education and rise to national recognition
The Spy Who Taught Me
Former intelligence officer and UO professor George Wickes featured in Ken Burns’ new documentary “The Vietnam War”
One of the worst disasters in Oregon history. Two African American communities in Portland. Three UO grad students document history.
UO lands a Nobel Laureate
A giant in the world of quantum physics, David Wineland hopes to use his expertise to inspire and support UO students and researchers
When is a classroom not a classroom? When it’s a world-class sound studio for the new audio production minor that starts fall 2017.
The Sound of Music
The Stangeland Family Youth Choral Academy celebrates 20 years of transforming the lives of high school musicians while keeping classical music alive and relevant.
Forming identity and sharing stories. This class on documentary filmmaking does more than just put a camera in students’ hands — it makes them aware of where they are pointing it, and why.
The First Five
In 2013, five outstanding Oregon high school seniors committed to the University of Oregon after being named the first UO recipients of the prestigious Stamps Scholarship. This June, that first cohort will graduate.
Kevin Frazier, BS '15, founded Passport Oregon in the spring of 2016 to take students and their parents out of their normal, every day city lives and into nature; helping Oregonians experience the state of Oregon.
Breaks That Make a Difference
Alternative Breaks allow students to partner with community members to explore the root causes of social issues and current efforts to make sustainable change.
After surviving the devastating 2015 earthquake, grad student Dristi Manandhar helped thousands find shelter. After graduating in June, she'll return home to help rebuild Nepal.
The Morality of Medicine
Students in Philosophy 410 spent winter term learning about the ethical issues that surface in a medical setting — by turning a hospital into their classroom
From Classrooms to Crampons
As we celebrate Women's History Month, get to know legendary explorer and educator Ann Bancroft, BS '81
For musician, ecologist, and nontraditional undergrad Aaron Nelson, a passion for research has led to work in the UO’s Roy Lab—and the tropical forests of Gabon.
Our Shared History
Ducks discuss what Black History Month means to them and how black culture, black history and the black experience are an integral part of American history
The Evolution of Scientists
The University of Oregon's SCORE program helps underrepresented minorities in the sciences get their foot in the laboratory door
Pursuing a Hunch
A UO graduate student's unexpected discovery could someday lead to new treatments for the nearly 1.5 million Americans with Type 1 diabetes
Thanksgiving is a time for friends, family, and food. For senior Kiara Kashuba, food is the focus of her PPPM degree—and career plans
Teaming Up for Impact
Working behind the scenes, a team of faculty members helped envision the new Knight Campus
The Future Starts Now
The University of Oregon launches the $1 billion Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact
This immersive learning opportunity lets students experience the full farm-to-fork concept that everyone can enjoy October 27
Holding On, Letting Go
While students get introduced to college life during IntroDUCKtion, their parents are offered straight talk on how to help them succeed
Follow the first-hand accounts of three Ducks as they share their different perspectives on the start of fall term
Going for Gold
Gold medalist Ashton Eaton and 19 current and former Ducks competed at the 2016 Olympics Games in Rio
We invite Ducks everywhere to show us how they throw their O in the pursuit of excellence every day
A Medal Delivered
Endless curiosity fueled Geri Richmond's rise to the National Medal of Science
Dig Into Oregon
Our archaeology field school explores early human migration in Oregon
School of Journalism and Communication students in advanced sports reporting turn the Olympic Trials into a real-world newsroom
One Track Mind
The singular focus that former Ducks All-American Jenna Prandini, BA '16, used to excel in the classroom has now propelled her all the way to the 2016 Summer Olympics on the track
Welcome to TrackTown USA
Historic Hayward Field hosts the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships June 8-11
Pushing the Boundaries
Product Design students create specialized gear for wheelchair rugby
Catching a Wave
A team from the University of Oregon helps prove Einstein’s theory of relativity
Zoot Suit Zoologist
The second life of The Daddies singer Steve Perry ’04, the UO biology department’s biggest fan
A Clear Path Forward
Through the PathwayOregon program we’re making higher education accessible to more Oregonians.