Off the field, connections between the UO and FSU span music, education and marine biology

January 5

UO sees spike in donor, student interest following Rose Bowl win

Huge numbers visit UO Facebook site and newly redesigned home page in wake of Rose Bowl win.
Marcus Mariota was the center of attention after the game.
January 1

Ducks win, headed to national title game

Won. Not done. With a 59-20 win over Florida State, the Ducks advanced to the College Football Playoff championship game, set for Jan. 12 in Arlington, Texas.
Gina Biancarosa
December 31

UO-FSU educators are united in effort to improve reading skills

Parallel lines of study led to a collaboration of 'flunatics' to focus on assessments to foster improved reading fluency.
Sandra Brooke, with the research sub Alvin
December 30

UO's marine biology research has Florida State connections

Ducks and Seminoles: OIMB Director Craig Young, who started his career at FSU, helped train one of FSU's rising stars.
Rod Dorsey, as an FSU Marching Chief
December 29

Florida State has a big presence in the UO's music school

Five of the school's faculty members hold degrees from Ducks' Rose Bowl opponent, including a former Marching Chiefs drum major
Service project prior to a previous UO bowl game
December 31

Duck fans spend eve of Rose Bowl helping LA charity feed and clothe people in need

For the sixth year in a row, Ducks students, faculty, staff and fans lent a hand with a service project in conjunction with a bowl visit.
December 31

Hundreds of students flock to California reception to hear about being a Duck

Rose Bowl admissions event introduces 600 prospective students to deans and leaders and academic profile of the university.

December 31

UO enjoys Southern California ahead of the Rose Bowl

Ducks help out with a service project, meet prospective students and enjoy SoCal on the eve of the Rose Bowl.
January 1

With this football, I thee wed.

A pair of Oregon fans who attended the Rose Bowl game will remember the day for more than just the Ducks win. It is also their wedding day.
Dave and Lynn Frohnmayer
December 30

Ducks, Seminoles united in the fight against Fanconi anemia

Presidents Coltrane and Thrasher to make donations to FA research funds as part of the traditional bowl wager.