The UO is special because our alumni, friends, faculty and staff, students, and parents are so passionate about making the world a better place. They generously give back to the university, for many reasons, and the stories behind each gift reveal the grit, gratitude, and optimism that defines us as Ducks.
Inspired by admiration and friendship, the Fred Petri Scholarship provides aid for middle-income students.
Generous gift from Aisha Almana, BS ’70, will soon provide UO scholarships for Saudi women
Mary and Tim Boyle's latest gift—$10 million for scientific research—has its roots in a family connection to the UO’s pioneering work in molecular biology.
Two generations of alumni team up to create the newest campus landmark
A new gift from dedicated Ducks will secure stability for the Finance and Securities Analysis Center (video)
Roger and Robin Best gave $1 million to reward business PhD students for research, publishing, and teaching excellence.
An estate gift from Deborah Carver, emeritus dean of UO Libraries, and John Pegg, MLS '74, will support PathwayOregon scholarships and the library.
New gift from the Giustina Forest Foundation will secure outstanding leader and enrich vital library resources.
An emeritus faculty member's estate gift will preserve Beall Concert Hall’s Ahrend organ and support visiting keyboardists.
Shirley, BA ’53, and Jim Rippey, BS ’53, give to support professor of practice, graduate student scholarships at UO’s Lundquist College of Business