Official Alumni News - August 2016

Featured Story

The World's Smartest Musician?

Neuroscientist, musician, and bestselling author Daniel Levitin, MS '93, PhD '96 opened for Bad Religion, turned down MC Hammer, and helped Led Zeppelin win in court.

2016 Games

Going for Gold

Going for Gold

Competition schedule for the 20 Ducks competing at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio
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Masters of Murderball

Masters of Murderball

UO students work with alumnus—a three-time Paralympic rugby player—to create specialized rugby wheelchair
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Skills to Pay the Bills

Skills to Pay the Bills

Two-time Olympian Cyrus Hostetler uses UO degree and hard work to finance Rio dream
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The Captains of their Souls

The Captains of their Souls

Former UO hammer thrower Brittany Hinchcliffe coaches wounded veterans to medal sweep at Invictus Games
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Campus News

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Building Denaming Update

President Schill seeks UO community input on possible denaming of Deady and Dunn Halls.

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UO Passes $1 Billion Mark in Campaign

More than 79,000 Ducks push fundraising campaign past $1 billion mark, with more than 62 percent going to academics.

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Did you know?

Ducks in Rio

Ducks in Rio

Belgian triathlete Claire Michel, BA '11 (pictured) is one of twenty current and former Ducks competing in Rio at the 2016 Olympic Games. There are more Ducks in Rio than there are athletes from 117 other National Olympic Committees, including Pakistan (population 202 million), Bangladesh (171 million), the Philippines (100 million), and Sri Lanka (20 million); and in addition to track and field Ducks will be seen in rugby sevens, men's basketball, and women's triathlon. (Photo courtesy Claire Michel)