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.
Dr Ned Robert is the son of a couple of Ducks, and his family's deep history with the UO led to a $1 million gift to endow a faculty chair in biology.
A professor who helped put the University of Oregon on the world’s musical map will have his legacy live on thanks to a former student’s $1 million gift establishing a faculty chair in his name.
The man who took steps to “fill holes in the ground” with state-of-the-art labs on campus has a vision for attracting faculty to the UO’s newest science initiative, and is urging others to join him.
A Petrone family gift of $500,000 will bring journalism skills to underserved middle and high school students throughout Oregon and California.
A Duck known for his success as a venture capitalist is taking advantage of a $1 million match to establish a new faculty chair in the Charles H. Lundquist College of Business.
Dennis Beetham and his wife, Janet, donated $1 million to support students through the John Keana Graduate Student Fellowship Fund, honoring Beetham's teacher and mentor.
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