While we've already been celebrating 50 years of Title IX for the past six months, June 23rd marks the anniversary date from when the legislation was passed into law in 1972. With this milestone, we honor both the progress made over the past 50 years and highlight the need for initiatives like Women In Flight that provide opportunities and support women in sport.
Learn how a group of students in AHA, UO's full-service, student-run ad agency, took us on as a client to help bring the Go Do Anything campaign to life.
As a young girl, Abby always had an interest in science and a dream to one day work for NASA. Now, she is a postdoctoral scholar in the UO College of Arts and Sciences conducting research on Alzheimer's disease.
Second-year master's student Gabi Lorenzo is working on a project through the UO Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance that has the potential to improve female athletes performance and footwear design.
As the head coach of Oregon Softball, Melyssa plays a huge role in leading and mentoring her student-athletes so they're ready to conquer anything - both on and off the field.
Bev Smith is a well-known name to most in the Ducks community, both as a player and coach of the women's basketball program. She played a large role in growing the popularity of women's basketball in the pivotal years after Title IX was passed, earning a spot in the UO's inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame class in 1992.
Karly Nowak is a junior on the Acrobatics & Tumbling team and co-chair of Duck the Stigma, a program that advocates to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental health in collegiate athletics.
In the next installment of our collaboration with World Athletics Championships Oregon22, we learn how students learn by doing at the University of Oregon's School of Journalism & Communication. Read how Professor Lori Shontz is truly integrating all the action at Hayward Field into the curriculum of her Track Bureau class.
May is Mental Health Awareness month, a subject that sophomore lacrosse player Haley Cummins is passionate about and drives her desire to one day help people struggling.
We had a blast celebrating our big event honoring National Girls and Women In Sports Day this past weekend! We loved seeing the Oregon community gather together in-person to talk, laugh, and try new skills alongside our female student-athletes. Check out the photo gallery below to see some highlights, and visit our Events page to see what else Women In Flight has in store.