Powering the Economy

The Duck Store
October 23

New Duck Store incubator aims to hatch more startups

A partnership between the Duck Store and the Office of Brand Management, the incubator will work with microbusinesses and entrepreneurs.
UO researchers have pushed research funding up 4 pecent in the last year
September 15

UO scholars buck national trend to continue expanding research funding

Overall funding for research rose almost 4 percent last year, while federal funding alone - the largest category - rose 6.3 percent.
The UO's College of Education is ranked second nationally
August 18

College of Education brings in almost $11.5 million in new grants

Tenure-track faculty in the College of Education bring in more external funding than almost any other education program in the nation.
NCAA Track and Field Championships
June 15

Economic ripples from graduation, NCAA track extend beyond campus

With tens of thousands of visitors drawn by campus events, the Eugene-Springfield economy is getting an extra shot in the arm.
RAIN Eugene Accelerator
May 11

Startup accelerator celebrates anniversary with national award

RAIN is one of three recipients of the inaugural ImpACT awards for innovative city-university partnerships.
May 5

UO partners with OSU on new center for sustainable wood products

Architecture professor Judith Sheine recently spoke to the state Legislature on the need to fund the center.
April 23

UO spinoff companies receive state innovation grants

The grants, more than $110,000 combined, will help the companies compete for larger investments by federal agencies.
March 31

Sustainable City Year program to partner with city of Redmond

More than 400 University of Oregon students will work on city projects during the 2015-16 academic year.
February 24

New report shows UO boosts Oregon's prosperity by billions of dollars

A new economic impact report from economics professor Tim Duy finds the UO made a $2.3 billion footprint on the state’s economy in the last year.
February 19

Recycled T-shirts debut at The Duck Store, boost sustainability

Made from recycled soda bottles, the shirts also help raise money for other sustainability projects on the UO campus