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Oregon Safe. Oregon Strong.

This is a fall term like no other. We’re overcoming challenges as we welcome Ducks back to campus—virtually and in person. We have engaging experiences planned, lots of support, and resources to create a safe, rewarding, fun and, yes, different fall term. Together, we will make this a great year.

Safely Returning

 

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Black Studies Matter

More than 50 years in the making, we are launching a Black studies minor program this fall.

Black Studies Program

The Holiday Farm fire in Oregon on September 8, 2020
Wildfire Wakeup

Is the fast-spreading Holiday Farm Fire an anomaly or premonition? UO experts weigh in.

Forecasting the Future

 

 
 

 

Nestled between rivers, mountains, and a rocky coastline—we’re all about beautiful contrasts.

We’re relentlessly innovative, but grounded in a history we’re constantly learning from. We’re thinkers who create, builders who dream, adventurers, and change agents happily rooted in our own personal arboretum.

We love technology and nature, abstract art and discrete mathematics. We believe in respect and inclusion, conversation, and collaboration, and we’re always interested in diverse perspectives.

So don't you want to be a Duck?

Why UO?

 

READY, SET, DUCK
 
#1
PUBLIC UNIVERSITY IN OREGON FOR first-year RETENTION and GRADUATION RATES
16:1
student to teacher ratio
$246M
TOTAL FINANCIAL AID OFFERED TO UO STUDENTS per year

 

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Business Majors Venture Out

If you have a passion for business, we have the path. At the University of Oregon, we offer concentrations that cover the world of business, including entrepreneurship, sports business, finance, marketing, accounting, and operations and business analytics.

Whether you want to start your own firm or join a Fortune 500 company, our Lundquist College of Business will give you the hands-on experience to get there—fast.

Explore a Degree in Business


Find the Degree Program for You

 

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“I received an excellent education at the University of Oregon. My faculty mentors offered great support, pushing me appropriately to excel in both music and science. They believed in me.

“Students deciding on a college should consider the UO as much as an Ivy League or private school. I serve on medical school admissions committees, and I can tell you that your state school can give you a great education. It’s what you make of it.”

Dr. Bronwyn Baz, BMus ’95 (music performance), BS ’00 (biology), lead pediatric physician at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital

Adam Markle holding a video camera

“My sociology courses taught me to look at the world from different perspectives and ask critical questions. What I learned at the university shaped the kind of stories I wanted to tell—and how I wanted to tell them.

“I produced a documentary about migrant farm workers in Southern Oregon, and I chose to make it 80 percent of my grade. I ended up spending 15 hours a day in the editing room—and realized I was enjoying it.”

— Adam Markle, BA ’03 (sociology), Emmy-winning cinematographer and documentary filmmaker

 

 

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A Place for Curiosity

Ducks dive into research to find answers to some of humanity’s biggest questions. We’re using big data to save and improve lives, striving to predict earthquakes and prevent deadly disease. We’re combining expertise across disciplines in math, biology, and genomics with bioengineering, neuroengineering, and precision medicine to fight cancer.

We’re re-defining research education with the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact, shaping the next generation of scientists, innovators, and entrepreneurs, ready to serve the state, nation, and world with discovery and impact.

Oregon Research

 

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Tier 1
NATIONAL PUBLIC RESEARCH UNIVERSITY

 

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73%
OF STUDENTS ARE ENGAGED IN RESEARCH ACTIVITY

 

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90%
of Knight Campus internship graduates are employed within 3 months
Calin Plesa
Improving Ways to Synthesize Genes

Synthetic biologist Calin Plesa, a scientist in the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact, was part of a team that dramatically increased a gene synthesis method that promises to help researchers understand how mutations give rise to disease.

Synthesizing Genes

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News

Get the latest info from Around the O, the University of Oregon's official news source.

UO economist finds a correlation between the approach of lightning and ER visits

UO researchers say wildfire risk is increasing but could be mitigated by better planning

'Listen. Learn. Act.' begins with The New York Times Magazine’s 1619 Project

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Events

KWVA Music: Melodious Punk w/DJ Felonious Monk
Event: KWVA Music: Melodious Punk w/DJ Felonious Monk
Sep20
KWVA Music: Melodious Punk w/DJ Felonious Monk Sep 20 online
KWVA Music: Wild Rumpus w/DJ Pigeon, DJPJ, DJ Dingo and Apple Baby
Event: KWVA Music: Wild Rumpus w/DJ Pigeon, DJPJ, DJ Dingo and Apple Baby
Sep20
KWVA Music: Wild Rumpus w/DJ Pigeon, DJPJ, DJ Dingo and Apple Baby Sep 20 online
Bike Rides - Self-Guided Tours
Event: Bike Rides - Self-Guided Tours
Sep21
Bike Rides - Self-Guided Tours Sep 21 Outdoor Program, EMU Office on 13th street
River & Lake Self-Guided Tours
Event: River & Lake Self-Guided Tours
Sep21
River & Lake Self-Guided Tours Sep 21 Outdoor Program, EMU Office
Self-Guided Hikes
Event: Self-Guided Hikes
Sep21
Self-Guided Hikes Sep 21 Outdoor Program EMU Office - Outside posted on windows - along 13th street
Wellness and You: Self-care and Managing Stress in Your First Term
Event: Wellness and You: Self-care and Managing Stress in Your First Term
Sep21
Wellness and You: Self-care and Managing Stress in Your First Term Sep 21
Bike Rides - Self-Guided Tours
Event: Bike Rides - Self-Guided Tours
Sep22
Bike Rides - Self-Guided Tours Sep 22 Outdoor Program, EMU Office on 13th street
River & Lake Self-Guided Tours
Event: River & Lake Self-Guided Tours
Sep22
River & Lake Self-Guided Tours Sep 22 Outdoor Program, EMU Office
Self-Guided Hikes
Event: Self-Guided Hikes
Sep22
Self-Guided Hikes Sep 22 Outdoor Program EMU Office - Outside posted on windows - along 13th street
LIVE Health Center Info Sessions: Ready for Your Questions
Event: LIVE Health Center Info Sessions: Ready for Your Questions
Sep22
LIVE Health Center Info Sessions: Ready for Your Questions Sep 22

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