Impact and Curiosity Come to Life

The Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact

Randy Olson portrait

Lost Earth

A special evening with writer and documentary filmmaker Randy Olson, who will discuss the source and solution for failures in science communication as they relate to the biggest crisis facing humanity: climate change.

What: The UO School of Journalism and Communication's Richard W. and Laurie Johnston Memorial Lecture
When: 4 p.m., Tuesday, October 30
Where: Erb Memorial Union, Crater Lake Room

Co-sponsored by the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact and the SOJC’s Media Center for Science and Technology.

Explore Details

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

Guldberg: Knight Campus making strides

Vice President and Executive Director Robert Guldberg provides updates on construction, hiring, and planning.

Fall 2018 Update from the Executive Director

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, senior leaders at OHSU and UO are leading efforts to increase partnerships among faculty at both institutions. 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


Robert Guldberg talks regenerative medicine on Daily Emerald podcast

The project's vice president and executive director provides updates in a letter and video

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