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Thriving at the Knight Campus

Cuba native, Bioengineering PhD candidate and NSF GRFP recipient Yan Carlos Pacheco is studying inflammation due to bone defects with an eye toward promoting better healing.

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UO’s efforts in national alliance based in the Knight Campus

The Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance at Oregon is based in Knight Campus.

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Alliance at Oregon Helps Get Kids Moving

The Human Performance Alliance at Oregon, based in the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact, sponsored the 2021 KIDSPORTS August Pop Up Summer Camps for the Bethel and Springfield areas. At the camps, 200 young girls and boys took part in a range of athletic activities, encouraging activity and physical fitness.

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The Fast Track to Discovery

The Knight Campus welcomed its third cohort of undergraduate scholars this year. The students are paired with mentors who guide them through a yearlong research experience in Knight Campus-affiliated labs.

Meet the Scholars



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The Knight Campus Earns Accolades for Design

The Chicago Athenaeum Museum for Architecture and Design and the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies honored the Knight Campus with a 2021 Architecture Award.

Celebrate Excellence in Design


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The Knight Campus in Mixed Reality

Experience the Knight Campus in 360-degree detail through the mobile app.

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Knight Campus Partners with OSU to Offer Bioengineering

The Knight Campus and Oregon State University’s College of Engineering are combining strengths on a joint bioengineering doctoral program that will provide students access to courses, facilities and faculty at both institutions.

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Fall 2021 Update

"After a full year in our beautiful new building, it is thrilling to see the Knight Campus come to life and, through our people and their work, begin to fulfill its mission of research discovery and impact," writes Robert Guldberg.

Fall 2021 Update from the Executive Director




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Latest Research

The Knight Campus is developing a hub where innovative research and discovery will thrive. Discover the latest research from our scientists.

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The Knight Campus Strategic Plan

The plan lays out key priorities and areas of scientific focus, outlining the ideological foundation of the Knight Campus in detail.

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Knight Campus videos

Entrepreneurship Speaker Series
Chris Gibson highlights the serendipity of science and failure, and the role each played in his journey from PhD student to CEO of a multibillion-dollar public biotech company.
Distinguished Lecture Series
Karen Wooley explores synthetic strategies for the development of polymers, block polymers and crosslinked network materials, which can be produced by relatively simple approaches.
Science Knight Out
Leslie Leve discusses the importance of nature and nurture in promoting or disrupting well-being.


Computational biochemist, synthetic biologist, and bioengineer — all assistant professors — receive awards.
The new cohort infuses PhD program with new talent.

Second $500 million gift from Penny and Phil Knight launches next phase of state-of-the-art science campus.

The Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance at Oregon to be based in Knight Campus and led by Professor Robert Guldberg.

The therapy could eventually provide an alternative treatment for Fuchs’ dystrophy, an eye disease that is the leading cause of corneal transplant surgery.

Materials scientist Paul Dalton's revolutionary 3D-printing techniques could make the University of Oregon a worldwide hub in the field.