University of Oregon, Eugene
Ranking among the 100 best public colleges in the nation, according to Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine, the University of Oregon in Eugene is a world-class teaching and research facility offering a broad spectrum of educational programs in the liberal arts, natural and social sciences, and professional studies. As the first school in the Oregon University System, thousands of students have studied at the University of Oregon since its inception in 1876. More than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students are enrolled at UO, with access to state-of-the-art equipment, lectures, laboratories, and seminars conducted by
Eugene, Oregon hotel near the University.
Located in downtown Eugene, just over one mile from the University of Oregon, the Courtesy Inn hotel offers the ideal value accommodations for students, faculty and out of town visitors. With convenient campus lodging, the Courtesy Inn is a comfortable hotel with amenities like complimentary continental breakfast, free high-speed wireless Internet access, special packages, and friendly service.
University of Oregon Academics.
The University of Oregon offers 134 academic programs through its many colleges, including Arts and Sciences, Charles H. Lundquist College of Business, Education, Architecture and Allied Arts, Journalism, Communication, and Music. The University of Oregon Graduate School awards master's, doctoral degrees and graduate certificates from eight schools and colleges including Architecture and Allied Arts, Charles H. Lundquist College of Business, Arts and Sciences, Education, Graduate School, Journalism, Communication, Music and Law. Students at the university are exposed to many academic and extracurricular options and they are encouraged to experience a wide variety of academic and personal interests throughout their tenure at UO.
The University of Oregon Campus.
The University of Oregon is marked by its interesting architecture, with many of the buildings on campus dating back to 1876. The inviting 295-acre campus is notable not only for its architecture, but for the peaceful, tree-lined footpaths, beautiful landscaping and an arboretum that boasts more than 500 species, including 3,000 tree specimens. The University of Oregon Libraries offer students access to more than two million volumes, 17,000 journals, and an extensive collection of microfilm, slides, maps, CDs, records, films, videotapes, and
University of Oregon Museums.
The University of Oregon is well known for its four fabulous museums. The Condon Museum of Geology houses more than 50,000 specimens including animal and plant fossils, skulls and skeletons of birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish. The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art is the second largets art museum in the state and offers a collection of American, European, African, Korean, Chinese, and Japanese art, Russian paintings, and Rodin sculptures in its 14 galleries. The Museum of Natural and Cultural History offers a detailed look at the history of Oregon's culture and natural history through exhibitions featuring 500,000 objects, including artifacts, fossils, animals, plants, and more. The Oregon State Museum of Anthropology features archaeological artifacts from Oregon and all over the world.
University of Oregon Football and Athletics.
The University of Oregon's legendary Autzen Stadium is home to the Pac-10 Oregon Ducks football team. With a seating capacity of up to 54,000 fans, Autzen Stadium recently underwent an $80-million renovation that included the addition of 32 luxury suites and two private clubs. UO's world renowned Hayward Field was built in 1919 and is one of best-known track-and-field stadiums, offering a seating capacity of 10,000. The facility has played host to a variety of events, including three Olympic Trials, NCAA championship games, National Pro meets, and the USA's track-and-field championships. The University of Oregon features an impressive 128,000 square-foot student recreation and fitness center with indoor multi-purpose courts, an indoor track, weight training and fitness facilities, a rock-climbing wall, two swimming pools, indoor and outdoor basketball courts, volleyball courts, badminton courts, and tennis courts. For more information on the University of Oregon and its academics, athletics, campus, and student life, visit www.ou.edu.