News Archive prior to Feb. 2015

U.S. News ranks the University of Oregon higher on list of “Best National Universities”

EUGENE, Ore. -- (Sept. 10, 2013) – The University of Oregon continues to climb in the annual results of the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings announced today.

German delegation to visit UO to build new programs, renew partnership

EUGENE, Oregon (Sep. 3, 2013) -- A delegation of 12 representatives from the state of Baden-Württemberg in Germany will visit the University of Oregon on Sept.

UO to maintain current trademark licensing policies

EUGENE, Ore. -- (Aug. 29, 2013) – The University of Oregon will not make immediate changes to its current trademark licensing agreement, following a careful review of responses to its Request For Proposals (RFP) regarding its apparel and headwear licensing program.

Legal Ducks get early start on campus

EUGENE, Ore. -- (Aug. 19, 2013) -- While most University of Oregon students still have more than a month to savor the remaining vestiges of summer, UO School of Law students are busy preparing their first assignments.

University of Oregon fundraising tops $200 million

EUGENE, Ore. — (Aug.19, 2013) — Giving to the University of Oregon surpassed the $200 million mark during fiscal 2012–13, a banner year highlighted by a large increase in gift commitments providing student, faculty and research support.

More than 1,240 degrees to be conferred at Aug. 17 summer commencement

EUGENE, Ore. -- (Aug. 14, 2013) – A total of 1,180 degree candidates are eligible to participate in the University of Oregon's 2013 summer commencement at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, on the Memorial Quadrangle.

Brilliant and Resilient Project book launches at UO

EUGENE, Ore. – (Aug. 8, 2013) – Women with disabilities from around the world who have shown potential for leadership and the ability to transform communities have been honored and celebrated in the new book, “Brilliant & Resilient: Celebrating the Power of Disabled Women Activists.”

Internet search engines drove U.S. librarians to redefine themselves

EUGENE, Ore. — (Aug. 7, 2013) — Although librarians adopted Internet technology quickly, they initially dismissed search engines, which duplicated tasks they considered integral to their field.

Mindfulness meditation IBMT trims craving for tobacco

EUGENE, Ore. — (Aug. 5, 2013) — Addiction to smoking and other substances involves a particular set of brain areas related to self-control, according to numerous research.