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Your Gifts Make the Difference

My vision is for the UO to take its place among the preeminent public research universities. 

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All Systems Go

With donor support, a new faculty cluster hire will boost UO research in systems biology—an area where we’re already a global leader. 

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Path to Success

Thanks to donors, PathwayOregon puts dreams within reach for more Oregonians than ever

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A Community of Scholars

Genetics researchers  Chris Holzapfel and Bill Bradshaw use advanced genetic and genomic tools to study a small, black mosquito known as Wyeomyia smithii.

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Sisters Forever

New scholarship honors the legacy of friendship

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Magmatic Attraction

Volcanology cluster hire could make UO’s program one of the world’s best, helping predict eruptions more effectively and making the most of geothermal energy

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Momentum is keyword in President’s address

President Schill had a challenge. What could he say to inspire 250 key volunteers?

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Commence Liftoff

Commencement 2015 marked all-time highs for UO graduates and total number of degrees granted. A few (of many) new alumni with bright futures.

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Inside Oregon Seattle

On May 20, more than 150 loyal Ducks gathered in Seattle to celebrate the successful start to the university’s historic $2 billion fundraising campaign.

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Great Couple of Ducks

Since they first met at the UO, Phyllis “Phyzz,” BEd ’56, and Andy Berwick, BBA ’55, have stayed true to their school.

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Modern Pioneers

On May 14, the University of Oregon honored Ancer Haggerty, BS ’67, and John Herman, BS ’60, with its annual Pioneer Awards—one of the highest awards the university bestows.

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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.

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All Ducks Win

There have always been connections between athletics donors and academics donors—an alliance that is not always easy to see without looking at the numbers.

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Group Think

Faculty cluster hires launch research efforts to advance new fields and benefit society, thanks to the university’s emphasis on faculty hiring and donor contributions

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Ducks Take Manhattan

Donor couple helps top journalism students take an O-shaped bite out of the Big Apple

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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

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Mentors, Life Changers

Pioneer Awards honor alumni whose generosity makes a sweeping impact

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Mondays with Herb

Every Monday, week in and week out, Associate Athletic Director Herb Yamanaka calls Leona DeArmond.

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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.  

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Not Just Off the Shelf

Thanks to donors, work-study positions at the UO Libraries help students and the entire university