Duck Life Articles

Winter 2021

Friends in “O” Places: Robert Bailey on Garth Brooks and Animal House

Singer and UO alumnus details his career that includes film, concert stages, and more

Autumn 2021

Rock. Paper. Pranksters.

A Halloween caper in 1978 involved a meteorite replica, a hanging dummy, and the president's driveway

Spring 2022

Let’s Get this Party (Re)started

Live and in-person (once again!) in December ’21, the UO Hip Hop Jam celebrates diverse communities and hip-hop culture—while teaching first-year students the business of events planning

Spring 2023

Fab Five: What I’ve Learned about Building a Business

A quintet of innovative alumni share the inspirations underpinning their endeavors

Winter 2023

UO Students Experience Black History and Culture in DC

Fourteen visit Washington, DC as part of a trip sponsored by the UO Lyllye Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center

Spring 2022

UO Alumna Part of Webb Space Telescope Team

Charity Woodrum overcame personal tragedy to pursue a career in space physics

Spring 2022

Peace Corps Celebrates 60 years at the UO

The UO is ranked top 20 in the nation for volunteers, many of whom credit the UO with giving them the push they needed to join

Winter 2022

AK Ikwuakor Is Hurdling the Pandemic

Pandemic brings AK Ikwuakor, BS ’07 (sociology), personal clarity and professional opportunities

Autumn 2021

Lois Youngen Is in a League of Her Own

The latest gift from the trailblazing baseballer supports other female athletes