September 2014


It is a great time to be a Duck!

This is more than mere conjecture, as we are experiencing a historic period of change, growth, and support for the University of Oregon.
Read more from Executive Director Paul Clifford…

Featured Story


The Teacher who Conquered the World

John Dahlem ’65 has seen both poles and the summit of Mt. Everest. Read more…

Duck Profiles


Carol Comeau ’63

UOAA board member and former Anchorage School District superintendent.

Student Spotlight: Kellan Kadooka

Oregon-born and Hawaii-raised student Kellan Kadooka is making his time at the University of Oregon count.



The Future of Rural Health Care

Recent graduates make national news for healthcare startup. Read more…

2014 Homecoming Reunions

The UOAA gears up to host three reunions over Homecoming weekend. Read more…

Campus News


A Home of its Own

$10 million gift from Tykeson family will help CAS build its new home—the College and Careers Building. Read more…

Donor Funds Future Teachers

$8 million gift will fund scholarships for Ducks interested in public school teaching. Read more…

UO Among Top 50 Nationwide

University among top 50 public national universities in new ranking. Read more…

Greek Life Then and Now

Oregon’s Fraternity and Sorority Life seeks to defy deleterious stereotypes surrounding Greek life. Read more…

Unpack the Quack

Volunteers help Ducklings settle into their new nests. Read more…



Kim Durand: Duck behind Enemy Lines

UO alumna Kim Durand shares her experience as the Associate Athletic Director of Student Development at the University of Washington. Read more…

A Trip down Memory Lane

David Gibson ’53 returned to Eugene as Oregon’s honorary captain for the clash with Michigan State. Read more…

Photo of the Month


Kaitlyn Riplinger, daughter of Mike Riplinger '85, MS '98, and UOAA Assistant Director for International Outreach Cynthia Stenger Riplinger MA '01, moves into her residence hall during Unpack the Quack.