Feature Story Archive

Hospital bed in an operating room

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

Ann Bancroft pulling a sled

As we celebrate Women's History Month, get to know legendary explorer and educator Ann Bancroft, BS '81

Aaron Nelson

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.

August Jefferson, Chris Holloway, and Drake Hills

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

Alex de Verteuil in the lab

The University of Oregon's SCORE program helps underrepresented minorities in the sciences get their foot in the laboratory door

Jennifer Hampton Hill looking at a petri dish

A UO graduate student's unexpected discovery could someday lead to new treatments for the nearly 1.5 million Americans with Type 1 diabetes

Kiara Kashuba

Thanksgiving is a time for friends, family, and food. For senior Kiara Kashuba, food is the focus of her PPPM degree—and career plans

Brendan Bohannan working with a young child

Working behind the scenes, a team of faculty members helped envision the new Knight Campus

President Michael Schill, Karen Guillemin, William Cresko, and Patrick Phillips on the roof of Onyx Bridge

The University of Oregon launches the $1 billion Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact

Blanching tomatoes in hot water as part of Project Tomato

This immersive learning opportunity lets students experience the full farm-to-fork concept that everyone can enjoy October 27

The back of a shirt that says I speak parent

While students get introduced to college life during IntroDUCKtion, their parents are offered straight talk on how to help them succeed

Collage of welcome back photos and portraits of Britnee Spelce-Will, Travis Kim, and Jesse Summers

Follow the first-hand accounts of three Ducks as they share their different perspectives on the start of fall term

Ashton Eaton / Image by Kirby Lee

Gold medalist Ashton Eaton and 19 current and former Ducks competed at the 2016 Olympics Games in Rio

Two students throwing the O

We invite Ducks everywhere to show us how they throw their O in the pursuit of excellence every day

Geri Richmond with two students in the lab

Endless curiosity fueled Geri Richmond's rise to the National Medal of Science

Fort Rock General Store

Our archaeology field school explores early human migration in Oregon

Student writing in a notebook with the Pre book in the background

School of Journalism and Communication students in advanced sports reporting turn the Olympic Trials into a real-world newsroom

Jenna Prandini in the starting blocks at Hayward Field

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

Bill Bowerman statue at Hayward Field

Historic Hayward Field hosts the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships June 8-11

Sara Novak, University of Oregon product design student, uses a foot form to build her project pattern for the Adaptive Design studio class in Portland

Product Design students create specialized gear for wheelchair rugby

Two colliding black holes

A team from the University of Oregon helps prove Einstein’s theory of relativity

The Daddies singer Steve Perry at a microphone in the studio

The second life of The Daddies singer Steve Perry ’04, the UO biology department’s biggest fan


A dirt path through a grove of trees

Through the PathwayOregon program we’re making higher education accessible to more Oregonians.​​​​​​