Elite in basketball and beyond

Duck fans everywhere are celebrating the upcoming trip to the Elite Eight in the NCAA men's basketball championship, which got the team at University Communications thinking about all the ways the UO lands in the nation's elite.

The University of Oregon is a leader in research into the vast forces that govern the universe as well as the tiny microbes that affect our health. Its students reach the heights of scholarship right alongside their professors. And its graduates are helping shape a new world and a new era.

Executive Academic Searches

The University of Oregon is recruiting for the positions of Vice President for Research and Innovation, and for deans of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Lundquist College of Business, the School of Architecture and Allied Arts, and the School of Journalism and Communication.

Meet the 2015 Distinguished Teaching Awards winners

Outstanding teachers aren’t hard to find at the University of Oregon. What can be hard is deciding which ones are among the finest.

That job is taken on each year when the university looks to recognize the best of the best, the teachers who are at the head of the class in more ways than one. These faculty members embrace the UO’s quest for innovation. They stretch beyond the limit. They answer “what if” with “let’s do it.”

UO sustainability goes into the closet

The University of Oregon is helping turn trash into togs and saving old clothes from the landfill as part of its effort to keep campus green.

Two recent additions to the university's sustainability portfolio are the introduction of branded clothing made from discarded plastic soda bottles and the conversion of castoff uniforms into rags used by campus repair shops. Both are part of the ongoing efforts to reduce, reuse and recyle.

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