Four years ago just before fall term, 12 incoming University of Oregon freshmen camped out on Willamette Valley farmland, where they learned about organic agriculture and picked 1,000 pounds of tomatoes.
Robert Berdahl, interim president of the University of Oregon and a longtime leader in higher education, has been named one of two recipients of the 2012 Clark Kerr Award at the University of California-Berkeley.
Michael Ciaglo isn’t worried about the future of journalism. He just wants to capture a great image, and tell a great story.“I love telling stories,” the University of Oregon senior said. “I love finding that interesting moment that brings light to a new subject. I want to provide pictures that make people so interested they want to read all about it.”
University of Oregon undergraduate students Amy Atwater, Opher Kornfeld and Brianna McHorse have been named Goldwater scholars for the 2012–2013 academic year, winning the nation’s premier undergraduate scholarship award for the natural sciences, mathematics and engineering.
University of Oregon sophomore Souvanny Miller intends to investigate career opportunities in environmental studies as the recipient of a prestigious Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship for the 2012-13 academic year.