Feature Story Archive

Feature Story Archive


December 17, 2020
“To protect the people I love, but also everyone in the community, whether I know them or not." Ducks share why they wear a mask.
December 14, 2020
The School of Journalism and Communication's Center for Science Communication Research (SCR) aims to make complex science useful to the public.
December 2, 2020
The UO ascends into new realms of discovery and possibility with the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact.
November 20, 2020
A team of four investigators led by Clark Honors College Mark Carey travel to Greenland to create a comprehensive lens on vanishing ice.
November 5, 2020
A time of reflection, community building, and resilience of indigenous communities in 2020.
November 4, 2020
From Netflix use to economic inequality, UO students pursue the questions that fascinate them, working independently or with a faculty mentor.
October 26, 2020
Students, faculty, and staff offer their perspectives on the democratic process in a momentous election season.
October 20, 2020
Your voices have again challenged us to address systematic racism. We will highlight ways we are keeping focused on this critical mission throughout the year. We will listen, learn and act.
October 16, 2020
Adapting to a mostly virtual world, the Lyllye Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center has built strong bonds and provided support and pride for Black students, faculty, and staff.
October 12, 2020
Meeting the virus head on, UO Corona Corps student staff members care for hundreds exposed in the community, and a new care team serves and supports sick students.
September 28, 2020
Honoring and engaging Latinx history, cultures, and visions for the future.
September 21, 2020
Let’s be honest: This won’t be a typical year on campus. But if we work together, we can make it a great one. New experiences are what we came here for, right? So let’s embrace it together.
August 19, 2020
As your student transitions to college your role as a family member may change, but your support will still be key to their success as a Duck.
July 8, 2020
Find out why so many who attend to the University of Oregon take a part of Eugene with them when they leave.
June 10, 2020
In a year like no other, the University of Oregon celebrates the tremendous accomplishments of a class that rose to the challenge.
May 19, 2020
A trek into virtual reality enables new Ducks to visit the UO without ever leaving home
May 4, 2020
Explore the College of Design to discover what makes our places, people, and programs so special.
April 8, 2020
Our new virtual visits give admitted students and their families a customized digital experience from their homes.
March 24, 2020
In these extraordinary times, our faculty are conducting research and offering advice, solutions, and expertise on the coronavirus—to under its effect on us, our wellbeing, and society.
March 3, 2020
The story of Sabrina Ionescu, as told by basketball legends Kobe Bryant and Diana Taurasi, her UO professors, and other fans of the best NCAA basketball player… ever?
February 24, 2020
Students witness the impact of a warming planet firsthand in the School of Journalism and Communication’s innovative experiential learning program
February 10, 2020
Born in 1965, the University of Oregon's Center for Volcanology is now an international powerhouse. Our students and researchers are working on computer simulations, analyzing materials in their labs, and working out in the field at various volcanic sites.
February 3, 2020
Mounting of crown on tower at Hayward Field sets in motion installation of graphics honoring UO greats and inspiring the next generation of university excellence
January 16, 2020
How Death Cab for Cutie’s Dave Depper ran from the School of Music and Dance to rock stardom


December 17, 2019
The southern migration for the Ducks-Badgers matchup is about more than just competition. The UO will showcase research collaborations, academic programs, community service, and the rosy UO student experience.
December 17, 2019
At the University of Oregon, about 65 percent of our undergraduates receive some form of scholarship or financial aid.
December 13, 2019
Clark Honors College is where you'll meet limitless opportunities, unlock your potential, and maybe even find your purpose.
November 22, 2019
Our students don’t just study in Eugene. They take their academic experience across the world to understand cultures, countries, languages, and more.
November 1, 2019
The University of Oregon is situated on Kalapuya ilihi, the traditional indigenous homeland of the Kalapuya people. This month, we honor the diverse cultures, history, and contributions of all Native Americans.
October 28, 2019
Knight Campus program provides young scientists with tailored professional development activities to prepare for the next step in their careers
October 21, 2019
Journalism and public relations students traveled to Doha, Qatar, to cover the IAAF Track and Field World Championships for US media. It was a preview for 2021, when Eugene hosts the championships at Hayward Field at the University of Oregon.
October 11, 2019
“Coming out is never a single day or event – it is a door that, once open, never closes.”
– Amber Rolland, Biochemistry PhD candidate
October 8, 2019
A new academic, cultural, and social home for the UO’s Black students and the community
September 30, 2019
The new Willie and Donald Tykeson Hall welcomes students offering expanded advising, career and academic support
September 16, 2019
During Latinx Heritage Month at the University of Oregon, mi campus feels like mi casa
September 4, 2019
For the nation’s No. 1 recruit, Allen Hall was just as important as Autzen Stadium
August 16, 2019
360-degree video. Augmented reality apps. Virtual worlds. Students and faculty at UO Portland's new Oregon Reality Lab are using immersive media technologies to create virtual reality experiences. They're also also studying their impact on communication, business, and social innovation.
July 10, 2019
Oregon Quarterly celebrates 100 years with 100 heroes nominated by the UO community
June 3, 2019
Celebrating caps, gowns, and cheers for PathwayOregon graduates
May 14, 2019
During a year of intensive research and lab experience, the Knight Campus Undergraduate Scholars program is developing the next generation of leading researchers
April 15, 2019
Our Lundquist College of Business will give you the hands-on experience to help get you where you’re going—fast.
March 19, 2019
As director of the UO's Cartoon and Comic Studies Program and chief curator of the Marvel Universe of Super Heroes exhibit, professor Ben Saunders shows us why comics belong in classrooms and museums
March 14, 2019
Women’s History Month Inspiration: Ten of our outstanding women faculty members help shatter the glass ceiling – their stories, who inspired them, and how they are inspiring others


December 14, 2018
As wildfires rise, so does the threat of landslides. A UO geologist ventures into the Columbia River Gorge to investigate what this means for the Pacific Northwest.
November 7, 2018
Culture. History. Tradition. Future visions. UO Latinx lives. Hear, see, and experience the UO Patos community.
September 11, 2018
10 years. More than 5,000 Oregonians. The PathwayOregon scholarship program celebrates a decade of making college dreams come true.
May 15, 2018
You will learn by doing through the powerful hands-on experiences offered by every program in our School of Journalism and Communication.
April 17, 2018
The University of Oregon celebrates the latest milepost in our pursuit of excellence, the Hayward Field renovation
March 14, 2018
A trek into virtual reality enables new Ducks to visit the University of Oregon without ever leaving home
February 23, 2018
Students, past and present, address the needs and experiences of our Black community
February 14, 2018
The University of Oregon's Black history reveals stories of strength, courage, and hope
January 16, 2018
Interior architecture student Jess Kokkeler created a new type of lookout tower for a game reserve in Zimbabwe that aims to stop the slaughter caused by poaching


December 14, 2017
Former Stanford football player Kodi Whitfield now tackles innovation in the University of Oregon’s sports product design studio instead of on the field
December 4, 2017
The Atlantic recently referred to Christopher Hendon as “specialty coffee’s resident scientist.” Now that he’s our scientist, he’s using supercomputers to work on solving the world's most pressing energy and sustainability problems
November 20, 2017
Robert Guldberg to take the helm of the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact next fall
November 6, 2017
On-campus jobs help our students gain new skills, find a community, and beef up their résumés
October 27, 2017
The University of Oregon unveiled architectural renderings of the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact, revealing a singular design where impact and curiosity will come to life
October 23, 2017
Singing and science fiction? UO students have the unique opportunity to make an adaptation of Ursula Le Guin’s The Left Hand of Darkness come to life on opening night
October 10, 2017
Fueled by a desire to travel to space, physics major and NASA intern Manju Bangalore proves that focus, determination, and failure are all necessary for success
October 6, 2017
President Michael H. Schill announced an expansion of research and discovery, student access, and faculty hiring made possible by a new, $50 million anonymous gift to establish the Presidential Fund for Excellence.
September 28, 2017
Poet Sarah Hovet was determined to use the opportunities at the UO to craft her education and rise to national recognition
September 15, 2017
Former intelligence officer and UO professor George Wickes featured in Ken Burns’ new documentary “The Vietnam War”
August 21, 2017
One of the worst disasters in Oregon history.
Two African American communities in Portland.
Three UO grad students document history.
August 1, 2017
A giant in the world of quantum physics, David Wineland hopes to use his expertise to inspire and support UO students and researchers
July 12, 2017
When is a classroom not a classroom? When it’s a world-class sound studio for the new audio production minor that starts fall 2017.
June 30, 2017
The Stangeland Family Youth Choral Academy celebrates 20 years of transforming the lives of high school musicians while keeping classical music alive and relevant.
June 26, 2017
Forming identity and sharing stories. This class on documentary filmmaking does more than just put a camera in students’ hands — it makes them aware of where they are pointing it, and why.
May 30, 2017
In 2013, five outstanding Oregon high school seniors committed to the University of Oregon after being named the first UO recipients of the prestigious Stamps Scholarship. This June, that first cohort will graduate.
May 15, 2017
Kevin Frazier, BS '15, founded Passport Oregon in the spring of 2016 to take students and their parents out of their normal, every day city lives and into nature; helping Oregonians experience the state of Oregon.
May 3, 2017
Alternative Breaks allow students to partner with community members to explore the root causes of social issues and current efforts to make sustainable change.
April 25, 2017
After surviving the devastating 2015 earthquake, grad student Dristi Manandhar helped thousands find shelter. After graduating in June, she'll return home to help rebuild Nepal.
April 4, 2017
Students in Philosophy 410 spent winter term learning about the ethical issues that surface in a medical setting — by turning a hospital into their classroom
March 13, 2017
As we celebrate Women's History Month, get to know legendary explorer and educator Ann Bancroft, BS '81
March 1, 2017
For musician, ecologist, and nontraditional undergrad Aaron Nelson, a passion for research has led to work in the UO’s Roy Lab—and the tropical forests of Gabon.
February 9, 2017
Ducks discuss what Black History Month means to them and how black culture, black history and the black experience are an integral part of American history
January 9, 2017
The University of Oregon's SCORE program helps underrepresented minorities in the sciences get their foot in the laboratory door


December 19, 2016
A UO graduate student's unexpected discovery could someday lead to new treatments for the nearly 1.5 million Americans with Type 1 diabetes
November 16, 2016
Thanksgiving is a time for friends, family, and food. For senior Kiara Kashuba, food is the focus of her PPPM degree—and career plans
October 26, 2016
Working behind the scenes, a team of faculty members helped envision the new Knight Campus
October 17, 2016
The University of Oregon launches the $1 billion Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact
October 17, 2016
From making well-timed gifts to steady the UO’s academic mission during hard times to propelling the Ducks to the national stage, Nike founder Philip H. Knight’s incredible generosity has transformed the UO during his lifetime.
October 4, 2016
This immersive learning opportunity lets students experience the full farm-to-fork concept that everyone can enjoy October 27
September 22, 2016
While students get introduced to college life during IntroDUCKtion, their parents are offered straight talk on how to help them succeed
September 20, 2016
Follow the first-hand accounts of three Ducks as they share their different perspectives on the start of fall term
September 2, 2016
We invite Ducks everywhere to show us how they throw their O in the pursuit of excellence every day
August 11, 2016
Wherever his endeavors on the track and the football field take him, Devon Allen plans to pursue a career in sports marketing
August 4, 2016
Our archaeology field school explores early human migration in Oregon
July 22, 2016
School of Journalism and Communication students in advanced sports reporting turn the Olympic Trials into a real-world newsroom
July 11, 2016
Gold medalist Ashton Eaton and 19 current and former Ducks competed at the 2016 Olympics Games in Rio
July 1, 2016
The singular focus that former Ducks All-American Jenna Prandini, BA '16, used to excel in the classroom has now propelled her all the way to the 2016 Summer Olympics on the track
June 7, 2016
Historic Hayward Field hosts the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships June 8-11
May 17, 2016
Endless curiosity fueled Geri Richmond's rise to the National Medal of Science
April 29, 2016
Product Design students create specialized gear for wheelchair rugby
February 11, 2016
A team from the University of Oregon helps prove Einstein’s theory of relativity
January 12, 2016
The second life of The Daddies singer Steve Perry ’04, the UO biology department’s biggest fan


November 10, 2015
Through the PathwayOregon program we’re making higher education accessible to more Oregonians.​​​​​​