Inside Oregon

News for and about the people supporting the University of Oregon



Under Construction

Donor-supported building projects are transforming the University of Oregon. Here are highlights of what's happening across campus, including renovations, brand new buildings, newly-opened facilities, and plans for future construction.  


Mentors, Life Changers

Pioneer Awards honor alumni whose generosity makes a sweeping impact


Dramatic Improvements

A decade after the university broke ground on a donor-supported renovation project for the James F. Miller Theatre Complex, the new building is getting rave reviews—and boosting teaching, learning, and performing.


Wall Street to West Coast

For UO Foundation CIO Jay Namyet, the road to Eugene started with an epic journey to find the best college town in America

Philanthropy Files


Duck Vision

Steve Raymund, BS ’78, gave $5 million to “help boost the university’s overall excellence.”


Big Day for Giving

May 18 was a day for Ducks to give back in different ways: University Day, honoring our Pioneer Award winners, and #DuckGive day—with more than 2,000 gifts adding up to more than $1 million.


Funding Arts for Hartz

Thanks to an anonymous $2.25 million gift, the Hartz FUNd for Contemporary Art will give a boost to new exhibits, acquisitions, and publications at the UO’s Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.

Ways to Give


Take an Irresistible Challenge

How can we help students navigate their academic experience and deliberately link a degree from the College of Arts and Sciences to a career? Your gift for Tykeson Hall helps us create a building dedicated to meeting this irresistible challenge.


Recruit Top Students

Merit-based scholarships help us recruit and retain exceptional undergraduates—from Oregon, across the nation, and around the world—to the UO.


Make Green Greener

Help create opportunities for students to work with nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and businesses on important environmental projects.