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108 Cards in this Set

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number of students enrolled at the UO?
number of undergraduates?
16, 475
number of graduates?
number of full-time students?
number of part-time students?
retention rate and in comparison to nation?
84%: nearly 20% higher than national average
average class size? median class size? largest class size? student to teacher ratio?
average: 36.
median: 23.
largest: 510.
student to teacher: 18:1.
Percentage of men and women?
male: 9,673 (47%)
female: 10, 753 (53%)
Average age of undergraduate? Average freshman age?
freshman: 19
the average UO student graduates in how many terms?
13 terms. (just over 4 years)
how many undergraduate classes are offered per term? Of these, how many have more than 100 students?
averages 1,782 (104 classes have more than 100 students)
freshman high school grade point average? Average SAT math, verbal, and combined?
SAT math: 559
SAT verbal: 558
Combined: 1,117
total number of students of color? and percentage?
2,778 (14%)
how many oregon residents? How many out of state and international?
14,280. (70%)
Out of state: 5,007 (23%)
International: 1,107. (5%)
Top 15 most represented states?
Alaska, Arizona,
California, Colorado,
Idaho, Illinois,
Minnesota, Montanta,
Nevada, New York,
Number of countries represented?
Top 15 most represented countries?
Canada, China,
Hong Kong,
India, Indonesia,
Republic of Korea,
Saudi Arabia, Singapore,
Taiwan, Thailand,
United Kingdom
Percentage of UO graduates employed or continuing their education within six months after graduation
Number of students involved in Greek Life?
Number of students living in Greek housing?
Capacity of UO residence halls?
3, 125
How many slots available for Robert D. Clark Honors college?
175 available slots. The college recieved 800 applications in 2004.
Middle 50% GPA for Honors College Entering Class? Middle 50% SAT>
3.84 to 4.00
SAT: 1250 to 1390
Division 1 athletics (PAC 10 conference)?
Men: Basketball, Cross-country, Football, Golf, Tennis, Track, Wrestling
Women: Basketball, Cross-Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track, Volleyball
Most Popular Majors among Undergraduates:
Accounting, Art, Anthro, Architecture,
Biology, Business Administration,
Econ, Educational Studies, English, Environmental Studies,
General Science, GEography,
International Studies,
Journalism: advertising, PR,
Political Science, Psychology,
Sociology, Spanish
Number of students who studying abroad in 2003-4?
Number of countries offered in the UO study-abroad program?
Top 15 countries visited by students in UO Study-abroad programs:
Argentina, Australia,
Germany, Ghana, Greece,
New Zealand,
Spain, and
the United Kingdom
Top 15 ASUO organizations by membership size
ASUO Executive office,
Community internship program, Co-op family center,
Interfraternity Council, International Student Association,
Multicultural Center,
Oregon Daily Emerald, Oregon marching band, Oregon Student Public Interest Research Group (OSPIRG),
Panhellenic Council,
Recreation and Intramurals,
Student bar association,
Women's center
Number of buildings on campus? How many acres of main campus?
117 buildings. 295 acres
What are the six primary undergraduate schools and colleges? Where are each located?
College of Arts and Science: Friendly Hall.
Lundquist College of Business: Lilles Business Complex.
College of Education: Education Building.
School of Architecture and Allied Arts: Lawrence Hall.
School of Journalism and Communication: Allen Hall.
School of Music and Dance: Music Building.
Subsidiary college? Where is it located?
Robert D. Clark Honors College: Chapman Hall.
Where is the University Bookstore?
SW corner of 13th Avenue and Kincaid Street.
What are the dining venues students can use their Housing meal plan? Where located?
Carson Dining Hall; Dux Bistro; Hammy's Deli; Pizanos Pizeria, Grab 'n' Go Marketplace; Fire 'n' Spice Grill; Common Grounds Café; Barnhart Dining Hall
Residence Hall themes?
Civic Engagement/Leadership Hall; Collegiate Hall; Creative Arts Hall; Cyber Hall,
Honors Hall;
International House;
Multicultural Hall; Music Hall;
Welness and Sunstance-Free Hall; Quiet Hall;
What year did class begin at UO?
How many majors does the UO offer?
Programs located on the ground floor of the EMU? (skip food services)
Leadership Resource Office and Greek life, Copy Center, The Break Pool Hall and Arcade, Computer Lab, Card Office, Club Sports, ASUO Multicultural Center, LGBTQA, BSU, JSU, ASPASU< MEChA, NASU, BWA, Alpha phi Omega, Hawaii Club, Amnesty International, ASUO, WOmen's Center, DDS< APS< Craft Center, Cultural Forum, Childcare Subsidy, Veterans and Family Students Association, Non-traditional Student Union, Survival Center, OSPIRG, Student Insurgent, Men's Center, College Deomcrats, College Republicans, Oregon Ballroom Dance, Outdoor Program, NABJ, Oregon VOice, Service Learning Cente,r Vietnamese Student Association, Kultura Pilipinas, SETA, Students for Choice.
How many student groups exist on campus for students to join?
More than 250
What is the name of the daily campus newspaper? What are the other student publications (newspaper or magazine)
Oregon Daily Emerald.
The Student Insurgent, Oregon Voice, The Siren, Yello, Flux, Oregon Commentator
What are the eight student service loacated within the first and second floors of Oregon Hall?
Office of Student life, Office of Multicultual Academic Support, Disability Services, Business Affairs, Office of the Registrar, Office of Admisions, Veteran's Affairs, Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships
Where is the Computer Information Technology department located?
Deschutes Hall.
Where is the Physics department located?
Willamette Hall.
What are the two primary museums on campus?
1) Museum of Cultural and Natural History
2) Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art
Where are the Psychology and Linguistic departments located?
Straub Hall.
Where is the largest lecture hall on campus?
Columbia Hall in Columbia 150.
Where is the Creative Writing department located?
What programs/departments are offered in Pacific Hall.
Yamada Language Center, American English Institute, and Environmental Studies department.
How many students in Robert D. Clark Honors College?
The UO is classified as an arboretum. How many trees and specimen?
Over 500 species and 4,000 total specimen on campus.
What has Oregon been named top for? (3 things)
1) Top Peace Corp University (in terms of number of volunteers per capita : which was 2,000 since 1961)
2) Top producers of Senior Military Officers in the nation
3) Top academic program for freshman year students (FIG was first of its kind in the nation)
OREGON HALL. first floor? (4)
1. Business Office
2. Office of Student Life
3. Office of Multicultural Academic Support
4. Disability Services
OREGON HALL. second floor? (4)
1. Office of Admissions
2. Office of the Registrar
3. Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships
4. Office of Veteran's Affairs
OREGON HALL. third floor (6)
1. Office of Academic Advising
2. Continuing Education
3. Office of International Programs
3. Student Affairs
4. Undergraduate Studies
5. Enrollment Services
OREGON HALL. fourth floor (4)
1. Human Resources
2. office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity
3. Student Orientation Programs
4. First Year Programs
How many residence hall complexes? How many students in each hall?
8: Barnhart, Riley, Carson, Earl, Walton, Hamilton, Bean and the Living-Learning Center.
Each complex is divided into individual halls with 40-80 students in each hall. All halls have one or more Resident Assistant (RAs) who help with activities, policies and programs. Each hall is single gender by floor. They are locked 24 hours a day and only residents and University Housing staff have access.
Meal plans?
1) Deluxe: 95 points/week
2) Standard: 80 points.
3) Mini Meal Plan: 65 points.
Themed Halls?
1. Civic engagement and leadership hall
2. Collegiate hall
3. Creataive Arts Hall
4. Cyber Hall
5. Honors Hall
6. International House
7. Multicultural Hall
8. Quiet Hall
9. Upperclass/transfer/graduate hall
10. Music Hall
11. Wellness and Substance-free hall
Where is the University Housing Office?
First courtyard of the Walton Comnplex on 15th and Agate.
Oregon Waffle shoe designed by who?
Oregon Track Coach Bill Bowerman
Hayward Field: how many US Olympic Trials has it hosted?
It has hosted 3 consecutive US Olympic Trials and will host the 2008 US Olympic Trials in July.
UO School of Law location?
William W. Knight Law Center
Student Recreation Center: the department, the opportunities and services?
Through the Departnment of Physical Activity and Recreation Services (PARS). Students can enroll in a physical education class or join friends on one of the many intramural sports teams. Or you can always drop by and participate in various open recreation activities. Additional facilities are in Gerlinger and Gerlinger Annex.
Facilities include:
1. strength and conditioning area
2. suspended running track
3. basketball courts
4. tennis courts
5. two aerobics studios
6. two matted martial arts/youga rooms.
7. rock climbing wall
8. 7 racquetball courts.
9. two outdoor artifical turf fields
10. equipment check out and locker rental services
11. athletic training and health services
12. locker rooms
McArthur Court: home to what teams? What other events?
Men's and women's basketball teams, the volleyball team, and the wrestling squad.
(use student ID card to get tickets at the ticket office at EMU one week prior to Men's Basketball and Football games.)
It has also hosted other performers and events over the years, including Bob Dyland, Maya Angelou, and Dave Chappelle.
Gerlinger Hall houses what departments?
The Asian Studies department and many different PE classes.
Gerlinger Annex houses what deparment?
Home to the Dance Department, a division of the School of Music and Dance.
Hendricks Hall houses what departments?
The Women and Gender Studies; Planning, Public Policy, and Management (PPM); and the UO Career Center.
What is the Career Center?
In Hendricks Hall. It is the source for part-time, work-study and full time jobs. The Career Center sponsors quarterly career fairs and keeps the campus internship database up-to date. Counselors work individually with students to clarify career directions, write professional resumes and design customized job search plans.
Integrative Science Complex?
Reasearch center associated with Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute. Projected completed: 2007.
Huestis hall home to what?
Houses the Institute of Neuroscience.
Streisinger Hall home to what?
The institute of Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, and Microbiology Research Labs. The UO is the headquarters for the Zebra Fish Model organism Database (ZFIN). Biologists use zebra fish as a model for human biology.
Klamath Hall houses what?
Departments of Chemistry and Biology. The human cadaver lab in Klamath is one of only a few such labs in the nation open to undergraduate students taking human physiology or anatomy. The UO is ranked in the top 10 in Biology and Chemistry.
Marine biology courses?
Taught at both Eugene campus and at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology. upper division courses are taken at teh OIMB in Charleston, where students are required to spend a minimum of three terms. The OIMB campus had dorms and a dining hall to accommodate students.
Onyx Bridge houses what?
The basement houses the Science Library.
What are the five libraries?
Science, Math, Architecture, Law, and the Knight Library (M.A.P Library is located inside Knight)
Volcanology is home to what?
Geology laboratories. The bunker in the rear of the building houses a MEV Particle Accelerator.
What is Dawn Redwood?
A certified arborist is on staff to maintain the health of the campus arboretum of nearly 4,000 trees, including a Douglas Fir germinated during the Apollo 12 moon mission, a rare Dawn Redwood from Szechuan, China and many memorial trees. The Dawn Redwood (located just left of Cascade Charlie) was once thought to be extinct and is now known as a "living fossil".
What is in Cascade Hall?
It houses the Geology department and labs for the other natural sciences. It also hosues the Oregon Museum of Anthropology.
Cascade Charley
The waterfall outside of Cascade hall was commissioned by the University as part of the One-Percent for Art Initiative. It was designed by Alice Wingwall, a University alumna who had a retinal disease that caused her to be partially blind. Her design is meant to engage the ears rather than the eyes. Using different patterns and materials, five distinct “water hitting water” sounds can be heard from various points around the waterfall.
How many seats in Columbia 150?
There are 517 seats, the largest lecture hall on campus. Although, classes here never enroll that many students. (then talk about average class size, and how discussion sections are offered for most big lecture classes limiting class size to 25- some subjects are always limited to small enrollment such as math and foregin language.)
Lawrence is home to what?
School of Architecure and Allied Arts. It houses art, architecture, art history, landscape architecture, arts administration, interior architecture and historic preservation. Lawrence is also home to a five-year BFA program in Digital Arts. The department of Planning, Public Policy and Management is also part of AAA with some classroom space but main location is in Hendricks Hall.
(only accredited architecture program in Oregon)
Note: Architecture, Interior Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art and in Multimedia require a separate application and portfolio. Arts Administration and Historic Preservation are available to undergraduates as minor courses of study.
What's up with the redesigned Heart of Campus project?
This area was redesigned to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the UO. A new steel-and-brick bus shelter was designed by students, and the European style plaza featuring roundabouts contributes to the pedestrian friendly campus.
What is in the Collier House?
It is an office and meeting space for the School of Music and Dance.
What is the pioneer statute?
Symbolic of pioneer spirit during the 19th century, the Pioneer Statue honors those who came across the mountains to settle the Oregon Territory. The Pioneer Mother can be seen through the glass doors of Johnson Hall, but not by the Pioneer himself.

The two statues and glass doors are said to symbolize an early thought that men and women should "look but not touch." The "old campus" area north of E.13th Ave. was the men's side of campus, and the area south of Johnson Hall was designated as the women's quadrangle. This theme is further symbolized in Deady and Villard halls. Each facility has two entrances: one for men and one for women.
The Simpsons creator Matt Groening was born and spent part of his early life in Oregon. It is said that the statue of Jebediah Springfield on the series is modeled after the Pioneer Statue.
What's in Friendly Hall?
IT houses the main office for the College of Arts and Sciences, and most foreign language departments, including the Romance, East Asian, Germanic, and Russian Languages.
Where is the Office of International Programs? How many Study abroad programs are there and in how many countries?
In Oregon hall. It offers 85 study abroad programs in 77 countries.
How many international students enroll at the University from how many countries?
Over 1,500 students from over 80 countries.
What does Allen Hall house?
Home to the School of Journalism and Communication- one of the oldest J schools in the country with one of the most broad-based programs. It focuses on public relations, magazine, news editorial, advertising, electronic media and communication studies.
Also home to Flux magazine, a student produced magazine publication, which has won over 200 national awards for writing and design. For nine consecutive years it has received the National Magazine Pacemaker award, the highest honor for a college student-run publication.
What's in Fenton Hall?
It houses the Mathematics department and the Math Library.
The American Mathematical Society rates the Mathematics department in their top group of research institutions.
(One year of math or two years of a second language is required for most degree programs at the University)
What's in Johnson Hall?
Home to Administrative Offices. It houses UO President Dave Frohnmayer's Office, the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity and other campus officials. President Frohnmayer's door is always open to students. Dave teaches a Freshman Seminar on leadership each winter and strongly encourages undergraduate involvement at the UO.
How we rank politically?
The UO ranks in the top six among all US universities in students entering the Peace Corps
What's up with Deady?
First campus building: constructed as a gift from the residents of Eugene and Lane County. It was known as "the building" until named in 1893 after Judge Matthew Deady who designed the University Seal and is the author of Oregon's constitution. Deady building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972 and designated a National Historic Landmark in 1977. It is one of only 2,500 such places in the nation.
It is home to many Math courses and Math offices.
Architects built Deady to contain both men's and women's entrances. The two staircases were designs so men would not see women's ankles as they climed the stairs.
Villard Hall is home to what?
Villard is home to the Theater Arts and Comparative Literature departments. Next to Robinson Theatre, where four main stage shows and six second season shows take place annually. Discounted student tickets usually range from $3-#5.
There are three different theaters, including the Pocket Playhouse, Arena Theatre, and Robinson Theatre. Our student size allows non-drama majors to be in plays, non-music majors to be in bands and non-journalism majors to write for the paper. The UO believes our medium-sized student population is one of our greatest advantages.
The Hello Walk
It was customary for freshman (who had to wear beanies during the week before Homecoming) to greet all upperclassmen they encountered along the Hello Walk. If tehy failed to do so, they were either heaved into the Millrace or into the fountain.
McKenzie Hall houses what?
Houses the History department, Ethnic Studies program, and Computer Support Services for students. Beside the computer lab, the building serves as a classroom center.
(mcKenzie was original law school)
What's the Wind Fence?
By Ned Khan, it is composed of seven panels made up of thousands of small aluminum elements. These are hinged to move in the wind. The curve of the sculpture reflects the curve of the building and relates to the grove of trees to the east.
Tell me about Lilles Business Complex!
The largest professional school at the UO, teh Charles H. Lundquist College of Business is ranked in the top 50 programs in the nation, and offers majors in Business Administration and Accounting.
Also includes the Warsaw Sports Marketing Center, the first sports-marketing program of its kind in the nation, and the Lundqquist Center for Entrepeneurship.
The Lilis Business COmplex just opened in 2004 after a $40 million expansion. It is the most modern and student-friendly facility in the Pac-10 and one of the best in the country. It is one of my favorite buildings because it is more environmentally friendly too- it saves water through low-flow fixtures and an "eco-roof", which uses rain to grow beneficial vegetation rather than allow it to run off. IT also retains heat on cold days and stays cool naturally on hot days. Several solo r panels wlil generate a projected 35 kilowatts of clean solar energy. The temperature is regulated and "smart" lighting adjusts to daylight levels through sensors that turn off lights. It's energy efficient...include carefully positioned rooms that can be used almost year-round without electric lighting.
Chiles Business and Technology Center houses what?
Houses computer labs, classrooms and facilities for business majors.
What's on E. 13th Avenue and Kincaid Street?
The UO Bookstore, banks, restaurants, shops and coffee. Sacred heart medical Center is located two blocks from campus.
Tell me about the UO bookstore!
The UO Bookstore has been around for 86 years. It is collectively owned by curren students, faculty and University staff. Its profits are shared as year-round book discounts (this is rather rare). UO students also get low prices and discounts on software and computers.
Bookstore services include:
Stamps and US Mail drop. 1 hour photo, FAX service, Copymachines, gifts and cards, quick coffee and snacks.
LTD Bus Stops
Free bus transportation with student ID. There is also the LTD Breeze, a downtown shuttle from the UO to VRC. The Breeze buses run on an electric/diesel energy source.
What is in Condon Hall?
Home to the Geography and Anthropology departments.
What is in Chapman hall?
Houses the UO Graduate School and the Robert D. Clark honors College.
The honors college is a small, liberal arts college of 600 students dedicated to cultivating creative and responsible tinking, writing and speaking. It seeks students motivated to achieve the highest level of academic excellence. It recieves 850 applications for 175 openings each year.
What is in Prince Lucien Campbell Hall?
This is home to Economics, English, Religious Studies, Sociology, Philosophy, Political Science, International Studies and faculty offices for other University departments.
It hosues the second largest classroom on campus-180 PLC- which seats about 350.
The basement houses Academic Learning Services, a program that offers students tutoring in many University classes, a Math and Writing drop-in lab and classes and workshops on how to study more effectively.
What is the School of Music and Dance?
Their location is behind the library.
It is one of three comprehensive schools of music on the west coast, offering programs in performance, composition, music education, music theory, music history/literature, music technology and jazz studies.
Its facilities include Beall (pronounced Bell) Concert Hall, which features a wide varietiy of different concerts, outstanding acoustics and an impressive organ. Beall Hall seats approximately 550.
Student ensembles which are open to majors and non-majors include the UO symphony, wind ensemble, University singers, gospel ensemble, marching band, jaxx band and many others. The school's summer Oregon Bach Festial annually attracts international artists and an audience of more than 30,000. The festival's programming has been recognized by the New York Times and USA Today and its music earned a Grammy Award in 2001 for Best Choral Performance.
What's with the College of Education?
Behind the Knight library. Features programs in special education, counseling/human services, and communication disorders sciences. Students can recieve a bachelor's degree, master's degree and teaching certificate.
US News and World Report ranks teh Special Education program 3rd in the nation, and the graduate school 2nd.
Tell me about the Knight Library!
This is the largest library in the state of Oregon, by volumes. It is the 2nd largest in Northwest. There is also a Map and Aerial Photography Library which is one of the ten largest in the nation. There is an electronic media center in the basement, an electronic classroom. Students can reserve private reading rooms or work in the open quiet areas. There are plenty of computers to use as well.
What's the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art?
The museum's permanent collection includes more than 14,000 pieces of korean, Chinese, and Japanese art. Galleries with displays of American/Regional art, European art and Russian icons are also on dispaly. The Gordon Gilkey Research Center is an intimate space for the display and storage of artworks in custom print cases, and is also accessible to the public for the study art on paper, including prints, drawings and photographs.
Recent additions include: a changing exhibitions gallery with nearly 4,000 sq. feet of display space, an educational suite with interactive discovery gallery, art studio, and lecture hall; new Marché Museum Café and enlarged museum storel; and a transformed infrastructure enabling the museum to host major traveling exhibits.