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Focused on the Future

The Knight Campus Graduate Internship Program is a key player in a new NSF-funded program to create a pipeline from community college to the university to the workforce for talented Oregon students in the physical sciences

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Preventing injury, improving performance

Research and collaboration yield innovation in the Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance at Oregon

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Danielle Benoit

Distinguished biomedical engineer to lead Knight Campus academic department

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The Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact is a campus designed to accelerate the cycle of moving discoveries to impacts for the greater good. Rooted in the University of Oregon’s 60-year history of interdisciplinary collaboration, it is training new generations of scientists, forging tighter ties with industry and entrepreneurs, and creating new opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students.

What's New at the Knight Campus

The Knight Campus assistant professor is leading three new projects funded by grants from the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Defense and the Donald and Delia Baxter Foundation
Danielle Benoit, a professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Rochester, will join the Knight Campus as the inaugural bioengineering chair
The Knight Campus Graduate Internship Program (KCGIP) hosted workshops with LGBTQ+ Educator Leo Caldwell. On June 28, the Sky Bridge was illuminated to commemorate the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.


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Executive Director Update

"I want to congratulate all our community members on the progress we have made together this year and the incredibly positive attitude exhibited by all. Together, we can do great things," writes Robert Guldberg.

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The Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance at Oregon Based in the Knight Campus

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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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