November 2014


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


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


James Pepper Henry ’88

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

Shellsy Ashen

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

Susan Ross ’99

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

The Silver Screen


Ben Kalb ’69

Producer funds UO student film festival. Read more…

Larry Ferguson ’64

Hollywood screenwriter shares the stories behind his biggest films. Read more…

Tracktown: The Movie

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

Campus News


Ballmer Makes Significant Gift

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

Former Duck Released

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

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…


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

Photo of the Month


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.