November 2014

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What I am Thankful For

In my short time at the University of Oregon, I have found a lot to be thankful for! I thought, in this season of Thanksgiving, that I would share a few with you.
Read more from UOAA Executive Director Paul Clifford…
 

Featured Story

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Working for World Peace

Geography professor Shaul Cohen tirelessly explores the relationship between space and power in a dutiful effort to improve the world. Read more…

Duck Profiles

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James Pepper Henry ’88

UOAA board member heads one of the world’s premier museums dedicated to the portrayal of Native peoples.
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Shellsy Ashen

Laid-back attitude is key for volleyball setter, who balances demanding athletic responsibilities with challenging marine biology major.
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Susan Ross ’99

After winning UOAA’s 5k race, alumna received incredible offer to become Division I track athlete.
 

The Silver Screen

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Ben Kalb ’69

Producer funds UO student film festival. Read more…
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Larry Ferguson ’64

Hollywood screenwriter shares the stories behind his biggest films. Read more…
 
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Tracktown: The Movie

Former Duck All-American Alexi Pappas, MA ’13, directs love story set in track world. Read more…
 

Campus News

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Ballmer Makes Significant Gift

$50 million gift from Connie Ballmer ’84 helps PathwayOregon, funds obesity research, and elevates awareness. Read more…
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Former Duck Released

Kenneth Bae released after two years in North Korean prison. Read more…
 
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Oregon Flagpole Project

The nine flags of Oregon’s Native American tribal nations now decorate the Erb Memorial Amphitheater, reminding campus of the state’s historical and cultural heritage. Read more…
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Reunions

Ducks return to campus for Class of ’64 reunion and Order of the Emerald induction. Read more…
 

Photo of the Month

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Brandi Freeman '14 teaches in New Orleans through Teach For America, and on College T-shirt Day provided her students with her own UO t-shirts to wear (she owns lots of UO t-shirts.) Her students now call themselves "Future Ducks" and sing the UO fight song in class.