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.
Katherine Fischer and Alaina Bergsma are both senior outside hitters for Oregon's volleyball team and key players in the Ducks' brilliant run through the NCAA Tournament.They're also champions in the classroom. Both were named Academic All-Americans Thursday — Fischer to the first team, Bergsma to the third team.
UPDATED: The Oregon volleyball team continued a season for the ages Thursday night, knocking off Penn State and heading to the NCAA finals to take on Texas on Saturday at 4 p.m. Check back for details.
Here's a sneak peak at the University of Oregon's ad that will appear in the official program for the 2013 Fiesta Bowl. The Ducks play the Kansas State Wildcats at 5 p.m. Jan. 3.Click on the image at right to see a larger version. The text reads:We are Oregon.We are smart, energetic, passionate and disciplined.We are more than the sum of our game-changing academic and athletic programs.We are about people.We are collaborating to make a difference in the world. We are flocking together to celebrate and educate.