Student Life

Keyboard with key labeled Financial Literacy
April 4

New program offers ‘money knowledge for college’

The new online financial literacy courses for students break down budgeting, money management, employment, loan repayment, identity theft and more.
A pottery class at the UO
March 30

To fill empty stomachs, students first make empty bowls

The bowls UO students make will be among 1,000 handmade bowls and glassware sold by Food For Lane County, with all of the proceeds going to the food pantry.
Team Confidential video screenshot
March 21

Duck hoopsters get their art on in new video (CBS Sports)

The Duck men's basketball team is featured in a new video on their participation in the university's Art of the Athlete course in conjunction with the Jordan...
International Student Career Alliance logo
March 10

Career alliance helps international students get job skills

The International Student Career Alliance helps students find internships, volunteer opportunities or jobs while they’re studying at the undergraduate level.
A tax preparation session earlier this year.
March 4

UO students again offer free tax prep service

No appointment is necessary to receive help from volunteer tax assistants, and clients are served on a first-come, first-served basis at the Saturday sessions.
RAIN is the UO's Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network.
February 23

New Spark Grants from RAIN@UO lift student entrepreneurs

The grants are geared toward helping students explore quickly whether they have an idea that's worth pushing forward to the next stages.
Members of the first Humanities Undergraduate Research Fellowships class visit the First Folio exhibit at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.
February 17

Undergrad fellows launch humanities research projects

The program helps undergraduate students outside the natural sciences understand how research informs learning throughout the humanities.
Amelia Fitch is the first UO student ever to win a prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship.
February 15

Bio student first at UO to win Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Amelia Fitch, a biology student in the Clark Honors College, will pursue a master's degree at the University of Cambridge in Great Britain.
Common Reading logo
February 10

'Between the World and Me' is next Common Reading book

The slim but powerful nonfiction book by Ta-Nehisi Coates recently won the National Book Award and is among the best books of 2015.
A student being vaccinated at last year's clinic in Matthew Knight Arena
February 9

Meningitis vaccine clinic returns to Knight Arena

All students are encouraged to start or get the next in the series of shots needed to protect against the potentially deadly illness.