April 2014

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What Makes the UO Great?

Learning is so much more than what takes place in the classroom. This arboretum of a campus definitely adds to the amazing education we all received here, and that UO students are enjoying today. Education of the whole person is a philosophy embraced at this special place we all call home—the UO.
Read more from Tim Clevenger ’86…

Featured Story

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A Green University

The UO brings home awards for its green efforts, conserving energy and water across campus. Read more…

Duck Profiles

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Annelise Rue-Johns

Seattle Ducks scholarship recipient came to UO for its green nature and environmental studies program
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John Onderdonk ’98

Duck now the director of sustainability at the California Institute of Technology

Connections

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Wanna Get Away?

2015 tours are now on sale; destinations include Tahiti, Australia, and New Zealand. Read more…
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UOAA in PDX

The UOAA opens a satellite location in the Rose City to serve Portland-area alumni. Read more…
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San Diego Ducks hosts its annual “Taste of Oregon” event

The San Diego chapter of the UOAA samples wine from Sweet Cheeks Winery while fundraising for student scholarships. Read more…

Athletics

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Softball Claims No. 1 Ranking

Ducks own the diamond at both Howe Field and PK Park. Read more…
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Track and Field Indoor Champs; Men Ranked No. 1

The track and field teams look to continue their successful seasons, with big meets around the corner. Read more…

Campus News

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UO Alumni and Students Win National Awards

Peabody Awards, Pulitzer Prizes, and Truman Scholarships awarded to Ducks in April. Read more…
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CommUniversity Day

Students and community members team up to beautify Eugene neighborhoods. Read more…
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UO Remembers George Wasson After Tragedy

George Wasson ’68, MS ’71, co-founder of the Native American Student Union, was killed at his Eugene home. Read more…

Photo of the Month

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What if the one ring to rule them all was actually the Oregon “O”? UOAA Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications Damian Foley visited the Shire while home in New Zealand in March, extending the UO’s presence all the way to Middle Earth.