Knight Campus

UO entrance sign
March 3

UO board authorizes expenditures for Knight Campus

The decision allows the university to spend up to $20 million to start work on the project
Patrick Phillips looking into a microscope in the lab
February 21

A UO lab digs into worms in the quest to lengthen human life

The UO’s Patrick Phillips helps tackle a problem of reproducibility while studying potential anti-aging compounds
Patrick Phillips
February 16

Report: Knight Campus gains momentum, national attention

Acting director Patrick Phillips updates the campus community on the initiative's progress
Phil Knight with UO President Michael Schill
February 7

Penny and Phil Knight were America’s top donors in 2016

The couple's $500 million gift to the UO vaulted them to No. 1 in the nation
Collage of construction and building images
January 30

Knight Campus team selects Oregon-based construction firm

Hoffman Construction will be the construction manager/general contractor
Collage of images of projects from the architectural firms
January 18

Knight Campus will begin to take shape with selection of architects

Bora Architects of Portland and Ennead Architects of New York will design the buildings
Andrea Steiger working in the lab
December 29

A designer molecule offers new hope for damaged cells

Researchers in Michael Pluth's lab unveil a molecule that could someday counter oxidative stress
Ken Prehoda in his lab
November 16

Op-ed looks at Knight Campus' potential benefit to science

Ken Prehoda, who will give the talk, also penned an essay in The Register-Guard
UO President Michael Schill
October 19

News of Knight gift sends ripples across the nation

The story spread like a shock wave — the good kind — from coast to coast
President Michael Schill with students
October 17

This changes everything: President announces historic Knight gift

It lays the groundwork for a breakthrough $1 billion science initiative

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