Steven Gillett

Knight Campus Distinguished Lecture

Stephen Gillett, a 1998 UO graduate, CEO and co-founder of Alphabet’s cybersecurity moonshot, Chronicle, will give the inaugural Knight Campus Distinguished Lecture, titled “Innovation, Leadership and Change," on Monday, June 4, 2018. 

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Science Advancing Society

Dramatically shortening the timeline between discovery and societal impact through world-class research, training, and entrepreneurship in a nimble scientific enterprise.

The University of Oregon's Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact is an ambitious $1 billion initiative to fast-track scientific discoveries into innovations that improve quality of life for people in Oregon, the nation, and the world. The Knight Campus will work to reshape the state’s public higher education landscape by training new generations of scientists, engaging in new interdisciplinary research, forging tighter ties with industry and entrepreneurs, and creating new educational opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students.

Knight Campus Construction Underway

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

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Robert Guldberg

An Engineer with Medical Flair

Robert E. Guldberg, a mechanical engineer well-versed in medical research and entrepreneurship, is the incoming executive director of the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact.

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Impact and Curiosity Come to Life

The University of Oregon unveiled architectural renderings of the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact, revealing a singular design where impact and curiosity will come to life.

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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.

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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 web cam


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

Robert Guldberg, who comes to the UO from Georgia Tech, will speak April 4 in Lillis Hall

One of the UO's most generous supporters steps up again in hope of sparking other gifts

‘This is an important moment in the history of our university,’ President Schill says at a groundbreaking ceremony

The 2018 legislative session passes the halfway mark as bills work their way through both houses

Two existing master's-level programs have been combined under the Knight Campus banner