The University of Oregon’s COVID-19 Monitoring and Assessment Program has long been providing testing opportunities for asymptomatic Lane County residents. Now, in the midst of the omicron surge, the program has expanded to offer free tests to people experiencing mild viral symptoms.
University of Oregon administrators have implemented new policies, including allowing instructors to teach classes remotely if large numbers of students are absent, but the university’s graduate employee union says that's not enough.
Dan Lanning will take over as Oregon’s 35th head football coach in January after the Georgia Bulldogs compete in this year's College Football Playoff. He is Georgia's defensive coordinator. This is Lanning's first head coaching job.
Lyllye Reynolds-Parker is the namesake of the University of Oregon’s Black Cultural Center, one of the city’s most esteemed elders and the daughter of Sam and Mattie Reynolds, one of Eugene’s first Black families. She was a safe place for hundreds of UO students.
Anthony Brown Jr. threw for 275 yards and two touchdowns while running for another score, and No. 11 Oregon beat Oregon State 38-29 to win the Pac-12 North Division and claim a spot in the league’s championship game.