Student Life

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.
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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.
Jenna Mogstad, standing among some of the new signs she helped design, is a fourth-year interior architecture student.
February 5

New library signage points to UO undergrad's work

Senior Jenna Mogstad, a fourth-year architecture major, played a big role in a complete redesign of the Knight Library's wayfinding system.
The team's performance postions the UO for a strong finish as the debate season nears its end.
February 2

UO debate team sweeps first place in national tourney

Two Clark Honors College students top a 90-team field of debaters to win the recent Mile High Invitational held in Salt Lake City.
Chicano alternative rock band Quetzal, featuring Martha Gonzalez is coming to the UO
January 28

Concert will bring Chicano rock band Quetzal to campus

The band, which won a 2013 Grammy Award for the best Latin rock album, will perform Feb. 25 at Beall Concert Hall.
Students on park cleanup duty during a day of service last year
January 25

Students to make a beautiful day in the neighborhood

Students will pull weeds and invasive ivy at campus-area parks and take on other service projects to help nearby neighborhoods.
Two feet riding a hoverboard on a sidewalk
January 25

Safety concerns prompt campus ban on hoverboards

The ban, which includes all areas of campus, is being imposed to protect the campus community from the risk of fire and injury.
Nikole Hannah-Jones, an investigative journalist from New York, will talk on campus Jan. 26 (Image:
January 21

NYT Mag reporter to discuss smart phones and power

Award-winning investigative reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones will discuss how smart phones and social media are democratizing the press and empowering people of
January 13

Emergency notification system expanding, adding features

Multiple email and text message recipients and location-based alerts are among the new features of the notification system.