Students in the University of Oregon’s Product Design Program in Portland worked this winter with wounded veterans to create innovative products to help them improve their performance in adaptive sports.
From an increasingly diverse student body to teaching and research opportunities, there are many connections between the University of Oregon and the region's fastest-growing demographic group that has added texture and depth to the state for generations.
It’s noon on a summer Tuesday and students are sitting around a small table in the Erb Memorial Union talking about the college experience. A voice yells out “stop!” The students jot down a note, and then move to the next table. A few dozen students do this same thing seven or eight more times over the course of the hour.Speed dating? No, speed mentoring.
University of Oregon Senior David Klech, the Pac-10 runner-up in the decathlon and a two-time All-American in 2011, was named to the 2011 Capital One Academic All-America Men's Track & Field/Cross Country first team on Tuesday.