Duck Stories

Each of us has a unique University of Oregon experience. Tell us yours!

Health Care Pioneer
Spanish and International Studies major from Ashland, Oregon is pursuing a nursing career, thanks to a Pioneer Award Presidential Scholarship.
Inside Intel
2015 graduate, Giustina Foundation Presidential Scholar is a financial analyst at Intel in Portland, Oregon.
Track Town to Motor City
Recent PathwayOregon graduate interning at Detroit advertising agency
Strings Attached
Music and education major lands dream job: teaching strings to middle school students.
Future Scientist
Austin Wong started college at 16. He didn’t wait to begin pursuing his life’s work either, starting Oregon Medical Brigades.
In Pursuit of the Law
Kristina Johnson's dreams of attending law school are coming true, thanks to scholarships.
On to a PhD Thanks to Scholarships
Scholarships brought Joseph Bitney to the UO. Now he's enrolled in one of the nation's top PhD programs.
First Generation College Student
On the tumbling mats, she's focused on acrobatics. But looking to the future, this student-athlete has dreams of becoming a sports attorney.
Beating The Odds
For this 2012 graduate, the odds of being the first in her family to attend college were slim. But she defied the odds and is now wrapping up her MA.
Zachary's Duck Story
Zachary Taylor didn't wait for classes to begin before diving into his University of Oregon experience. He found a "calling" the summer before his freshman year.
Lynae's Duck Story
On appearance, it would be easy to mistake Lynae Nelson as an undergraduate. But spend a few minutes with Lynae and you'll meet someone wise beyond her years.