Impact and Curiosity Come to Life

The Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact

Two scientists working in a lab
Science of Networking

Students in the Knight Campus Internship Program explore potential employment

Jump on the Fast Track

Jennifer Hampton Hill examining a petri dish
Pursuing a Hunch

A UO graduate student’s unexpected discovery carries amazing potential

Discover How

Knight Campus Seminar Series 

Alvaro Mata portraitJoin Alvaro Mata, professor in Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering in the School of Engineering and Materials Science at Queen Mary University of London, for a Knight Campus Seminar, "Supramolecular engineering: from nanoscale design to macroscopic functionality in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine."

When: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Where: Swindells Room, Erb Memorial Union, University of Oregon

Explore the seminar

Knight Campus Construction Underway

The University of Oregon formally marked the start of construction on the Knight Campus with a ceremony on March 2.

Celebrate Construction

OHSU and UO partnership

To further catalyze discovery and scientific impact, OHSU President Joe Robertson and UO President Michael Schill have called for increased partnerships between OHSU and UO faculty. Three areas are currently being explored: research collaborations, educational programs, and administrative policies.

Explore the Partnership

Knight Campus meeting

Knight Campus Videos

A Spectrum of Promise

Laura Lee McIntyre gave a community presentation where she highlighted how early identification of developmental disorders can lead to promising intervention and prevention strategies.

Engineer with Medical Flair

Robert Guldberg will take the helm as executive director of the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact in fall 2018.

Mind, Brain and Reality
David McCormick, director of the Institute of Neuroscience, explored how the human brain creates the reality in which our minds operate at a community presentation. 

Construction and traffic

Construction on the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact is ramping up. You can track progress on a web cam and read traffic updates.  

Construction Updates

Web Cam

Knight Campus Construction site from web cam


Crews working on the Knight Campus will clear brush from Riverfront Parkway to Onyx Street

Students can fast-track to careers in fields such as photovoltaics and semiconductors

The 190-foot hoist will be a fixture as the new building begins to rise on Franklin Boulevard

The latest gift from loyal Ducks invests in research talent at the new Knight Campus

The waterway will be diverted while improvements are made, with flows to resume next summer

Technology guru Stephen Gillett will deliver the first Knight Campus Distinguished Lecture

Site work will prompt changes around Franklin Boulevard and Riverfront Parkway

David McCormick, director of the UO’s Institute of Neuroscience, will give a free science talk April 17

Thermo Fisher Scientific's gift will help fund diversity scholarships for graduate students