February 2015


Let Your Voice Be Heard!

How you can become an advocate to help the UO.
Read more from UOAA Executive Director Paul Clifford…

Featured Story


Stephen Cannell ’64

Famed producer ruled the television airwaves with crime shows featuring quirky characters. Read more…

Duck Love Stories


Better Than Donald and Daisy

Ducks and Duck fans share their tales of love. Read more…

Duck Profiles


Brian Booth Writer’s Fund

Fund honors the memory of UO alumnus and longtime patron of the arts.

Raghu Parthasarathy

University of Oregon professor will discuss his research in gut microbiota in an upcoming talk for the Portland Science Nights series.

Campus News


Building a Better Condom

UO researchers receive Gates Foundation grant to help combat STDs. Read more…

Water Consumption App Wins Award

App takes first place at Colligan User Interface Design Challenge. Read more…



Baseball Season Preview

Oregon baseball prepares to take to the diamond this February. Read more…

Women’s Lacrosse Preview

Oregon women’s lacrosse seeks an NCAA bid in its tenth year under head coach Jen Beck. Read more…

Softball Season Preview

Ducks look to improve on last year’s World Series efforts. Read more…

Photo of the Month


What a wedding present! After Ohio native Tanya Parker started dating Englishman James Pursey, she learned quickly that she was “sharing” him with somebody else—Steve Prefontaine, the legendary runner James idolized. James, once a runner himself in England until a misdiagnosed foot injury left him barely able to walk without the aid of crutches, even put Eugene alongside the famed Italian cities of Rome and Venice as the places he’d most like to visit. So, when Tanya and James were wed on February 7, Tanya gave James the surprise of his life—they were flying to Eugene for a day to see Hayward Field and Pre’s Rock (pictured) before leaving for their honeymoon.