Oregon State University

The Ducks Are In The Sweet 16

Mar 25, 2013

The Ducks have made it to the sweet 16. The University of Oregon men's basketball team was seeded 12 in the NCAA Tournament. But they defeated fourth seeded Saint Louis Saturday night, 74 - 57.

The Northwest's public universities pull in massive amounts of federal research dollars. It totaled $1 billion last year at the University of Washington. Oregon State University won close to $200 million in federal research funds. The University of Idaho is counting on $100 million this year. So it's no surprise that university administrators are hanging on every scrap of news about imminent automatic federal budget cuts.

The University of Oregon is looking for a new head football coach. Chip Kelly announced Wednesday he’s leaving for the NFL to lead the Philadelphia Eagles. UO Athletic Director Rob Mullens says player recruiting is underway so this is a less than ideal time for Kelly to leave. Mullens describes what they’ll be looking for in a new coach.

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University of Oregon Head Football Coach Chip Kelly will remain in Eugene for the 2013 season. Monday afternoon, UO Athletic Director Rob Mullens announced Kelly's decision.

Explosions Rock UO Campus Monday Morning

Jan 7, 2013
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On the first morning back from winter break the University of Oregon campus community experienced a series of explosions. The booms and resulting smoke were traced to an underground tunnel which houses the electrical power system.

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The University of Oregon hosted the first round of the NCAA volleyball tournament Friday night at Matt Court. It was the first time the U of O has hosted the tourney since the 1980's and the 5th seeded Ducks didn’t disappoint.

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The number of students enrolled at public universities in Oregon has reached an all-time high. The Oregon University System announced Thursday that more than 101,000 people are taking classes.

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The Oregon Ducks continued their roll Saturday night with a victory over their Washington rivals, the Huskies.

Ducks And Beavers Continue Their Rolls

Oct 8, 2012
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The Washington Huskies came to Eugene Saturday night, high off a surprise victory over Stanford. They were expected to give 2nd-ranked Oregon a tough challenge. But that wasn’t the case.

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Saturday the Oregon State Beavers take on the Washington State Cougars at home in Corvallis. Then a couple hours later, the Oregon Ducks play the University of Washington Huskies in Eugene. The two games will bring a lot of traffic. Officials are urging fans to have a game plan.