‘Conference of Champions’ highlights Pac-12 students’ academic success

Chase Salazar, a University of Oregon chemistry student, will be featured on “Conference of Champions,” a one-hour special that premiered Sunday, May 3 on the Pac-12 Networks.

The show follows a student from each of the 12 conference schools to show how a unique collegiate experience shapes their personal stories and career aspirations. Faculty members and university leaders – including UO Interim President Scott Coltrane – offer further insight into what sets each campus apart, delving into the unique history, ideals and tradition that defines their institution.

“The emphasis on excellence lives as much in academics as it does in athletics at our 12 universities,” said Pac-12 Networks President Lydia Murphy-Stephans. “The moniker ‘Conference of Champions’ refers to champions on the playing fields and in the classrooms. In this special, we capture an up-close look at some of the faculty, staff and students who power these 12 world-class institutions.”

For more information about the special, visit http://pac-12.com/shows/conference-of-champions