Alumni

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Driving Change

Generous gift from Aisha Almana, BS ’70, will soon provide UO scholarships for Saudi women 

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Boyles Bolster Research

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.

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Newest Duck a Donor Gift

Two generations of alumni team up to create the newest campus landmark

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Market Share

Roger and Robin Best gave $1 million to reward business PhD students for research, publishing, and teaching excellence.

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Gift to endow Special Collections directorship

New gift from the Giustina Forest Foundation will secure outstanding leader and enrich vital library resources.

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Gift Funds New Professor of Practice

Shirley, BA ’53, and Jim Rippey, BS ’53, give to support professor of practice, graduate student scholarships at UO’s Lundquist College of Business

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Gift Gives Bach a Home

Alumni Phyllis and Andrew Berwick give $6.5 million to help build new home for Oregon Bach Festival.
 

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Forbes Media Executive a Loyal Duck

Fred Poust finds himself “flashing the O” more and more. Maybe it’s because he drives a car in New York City with a vanity license plate that reads “UO DUCKS.”  

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Name That Librarian

UO’s first Singer Science Librarian supported by a gift from Kenda, BS ’74, and Kenneth Singer

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Business Backers

Alumni couple invest $1 million in growing UO presence in their Portland hometown

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Campaign Nets $50 Million Gift

Ballmer gift to enhance access for Oregon students, strengthen research, and increase visibility for academics

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Gift from Duck patrons boosts EMU renovation

A recent $1 million gift from Nancy and Dave '66 MBA '68 Petrone will restore the historic space and help with the university’s renovation and expansion of the EMU.

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UO Loses Loyal Duck

UO community mourns the loss of alumnus Aaron Jones.

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A New Home for Student Success

A $10 million lead gift by Willie and Don Tykeson will benefit students and faculty through a new building that will house the College of Arts and Sciences and the Career Center.


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Home Run for Oregon Softball

A $10 million gift from Bob Sanders ’49 in honor of his late wife, O. Jane Sanders ’50, will lead the drive to construct a new softball stadium

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Double Vision

Nancy and Dave Petrone ’66, MBA ’68 recently made gifts to launch two new UO initiatives: Sports Product Marketing and Women in Flight.

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Seminars Honor Alumna

Two capstone seminars honor distinguished professor and poet who loved language.

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Festival's Largest Gift Ever

Thanks to a $7.25 million gift from UO alumni Phyllis and Andrew Berwick, the Oregon Bach Festival will soon boast an orchestral training and touring program that will be one of the first of its kind in the country.

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Happily-ever-after Ducks provide scholarships

Jim and Donna Anderson met and married while attending the UO on scholarship. Now they've arranged to provide scholarships for several PathwayOregon students.