October 2013


Duck Connections:
Reflections on Homecoming

Homecoming is always a special time when Ducks all over the world flock home to our campus “pond.” Seeing our alumni connect with each other and reconnect with our ever-changing campus are two aspects of my job I enjoy most. You’ll enjoy these few examples of the special encounters I had this year. Read more…

Featured Story


Ducks play key role in Nobel Prize-winning Higgs Boson discovery

Deep beneath the Swiss earth, an elite group of Ducks is working to unlock the mysteries of the universe—and their work has already contributed to one Nobel Prize-winning discovery. Read more…

Duck Profiles

Kurt Barajas

Kurt Barajas ’13

Recent MBA graduate and co-founder of Red Duck Ketchup shares the history behind starting a business with other UO MBA students.
Jeff Martens

Jeff Martens ’00

UO alum co-founded and serves as the CEO of CPUsage, a service intended to allow scientists, researchers and others to do massive amounts of computing in the cloud.
Fredrik Logevall

Fredrik Logevall MA ’89

Alumnus becomes the eleventh Pulitzer Prize winner in UO history with book about the Vietnam War.



Reunion Wrap-Up

Alumni, friends, and family of the UO returned to campus for reunions and Homecoming weekend. Read more…


UO-based organization aims to increase science literacy among women in Africa. Read more…



Fall Sports Recap

Soccer scores a huge upset, while cross country teams make strides and volleyball stumbles in conference play. Read more…

Bowerman Sports Science Clinic Open House

Athletes and other sports enthusiasts got a chance to improve their performance at the Bowerman Sports Science Clinic open house. Read more from Oregon Research…

Campus News


GameDay's "Herbie" shares his UO love

ESPN college football analyst discusses his love of the UO. Read more…

No Longer Weak at the Knees

Oregon researchers say supplement cuts muscle loss in knee replacements. Read more…

Photo of the Month


Once a Duck, Always a Duck

Students from the Walton North residence hall show their true Duck spirit at the ASUO Homecoming Parade. Photo by Jack Liu.