Friends

People Power
Ducks, donors, leaders, and close friends of the University of Oregon, Leona, BS ’51, and Robert DeArmond, BBA ’52, know that a university campus is more than buildings. It’s really all about people.
Mondays with Herb
Every Monday, week in and week out, Associate Athletic Director Herb Yamanaka calls Leona DeArmond.
In Gratitude for Friendship
Inspired by admiration and friendship, the Fred Petri Scholarship provides aid for middle-income students.
Secure Future for Finance
A new gift from dedicated Ducks will secure stability for the Finance and Securities Analysis Center (video)
Providing the Scholarship Difference
New scholarships funded by retired bank executive Gerry Cameron reflect his gratitude for scholarships he received.
Campaign Nets $50 Million Gift
Ballmer gift to enhance access for Oregon students, strengthen research, and increase visibility for academics
A Visionary Friendship
Lorry Lokey has given $8 million to build the Allan Price Science Commons and Research Library.
Matriarch to Generations of Ducks
This fall, when a great-grandniece arrives at the UO as a freshman, Eugene’s Ada O.L. Lee will become matriarch to four generations of Ducks.
Yamada: A Special Name on Campus
In addition to providing scholarships that have allowed thirty-nine outstanding UO students (and counting!) to study in Japan, Osamitsu Yamada of Tokyo made the lead gift to establish one of the most important educational resources available to all UO students.
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.
Lessons in Generosity
Most would consider four decades of teaching at one institution a true definition of dedication. But to one admired professor emeritus at the University of Oregon, it is only the beginning. He wants to leave a legacy of more great teaching.
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.
One-time visitor makes gift with lasting impact
She visited the UO's marine science institute once—but something prompted a Coos Bay woman to leave a legacy that will give students like Katie Thomas '10 a boost for generations to come.
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