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Debt: College students in OR vs. other states

Oregon's college students who graduated in 2015 took on an average debt load of nearly $27,000, about 5 percent less than the national average.

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In Gratitude for Friendship

Inspired by admiration and friendship, the Fred Petri Scholarship provides aid for middle-income students.

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Writing Her Own Ticket

PathwayOregon, honors college student hopes to start a career in writing after she graduates with an advertising degree

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Her Flock of Ducks

Mary Corrigan Solari, BS ’46, celebrated with recipients of the Mary Corrigan and Richard Solari Scholarship in the Cheryl Ramberg Ford and Allyn Ford Alumni Center this October. 

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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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Start it Up

2015 graduate, PathwayOregon scholar lands software developer job at Symantec.

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Health Care Pioneer

Spanish and International Studies major from Ashland, Oregon is pursuing a nursing career, thanks to a Pioneer Award Presidential Scholarship.

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Inside Intel

2015 graduate, Giustina Foundation Presidential Scholar is a financial analyst at Intel in Portland, Oregon.

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Donors climb new heights

An estate gift from Deborah Carver, emeritus dean of UO Libraries, and John Pegg, MLS '74, will support PathwayOregon scholarships and the library.

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Track Town to Motor City

Recent PathwayOregon graduate interning at Detroit advertising agency

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Strings Attached

Music and education major lands dream job: teaching strings to middle school students.

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Full Court Press

Law student Ashley Carter joins the fight for environmental justice

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Five Words to Excel By

Alumna’s scholarship gift honors mother, inspires generosity.

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Future Scientist

Austin Wong started college at 16. He didn’t wait to begin pursuing his life’s work either, starting Oregon Medical Brigades.

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Teaching More Teachers

An $8 million gift will fund scholarships for UO students interested in public school teaching.


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Gift Enables Path for Music Transfers

A $125,000 gift from Eugene-area arts donors will enable musical Ducks to flock from Lane Community College to a music major program at the UO.

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On to a PhD Thanks to Scholarships

Scholarships brought Joseph Bitney to the UO. Now he's enrolled in one of the nation's top PhD programs.

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First Generation College Student

On the tumbling mats, she's focused on acrobatics. But looking to the future, this student-athlete has dreams of becoming a sports attorney.

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Pioneer Scholar

A visit to the Lillis Business Complex cinched first-generation college student Sarah Rosencrans’ decision to attend the UO—that, and the offer of a Pioneer Award Presidential Scholarship that would allow her to graduate debt-free.

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Recruiting Top Scholars

Scholarships help the UO recruit great students—like physics major Hayley Pratt-Stibich. The Gates Millenium Scholar helped write a program to gather data from Switzerland's Large Hadron Collider.

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Hard Working Student

UO senior Eunice Wright has waited tables throughout her college career. A Giustina Foundation Presidential Scholarship made it possible for her to make the most of her UO experience.

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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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Tee to Green

A new partnership with the Western Golf Association will triple the number of Evans Scholars at the UO and establish the university as the site for a Scholarship House, the first of its kind in the Pacific Northwest

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Successful Graduate

Injuries sidelined Craig Loper's Duck Football plans, but the journalism major and PathwayOregon student went on to a successful career as a sports anchor.

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