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We coordinate the University of Oregon's legislative and advocacy efforts at the federal, state, and local levels. We build and strengthen relationships with the UO's constituencies and encourage investment in and support for the university, its programs, and its initiatives.

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Government & Community Relations Blog

Duck at the Governor's Desk

State resiliency plan includes multi hazards network coordinated by UO researchers

Research by UO seismologist and earth sciences professor Douglas Toomey is shaping a new set of policy agendas designed to help Oregon prepare for a Cascadia earthquake and other natural disasters.

Toomey’s work on the ShakeAlert earthquake early warning system and its companion multihazard monitoring efforts informed Oregon Gov. Kate Brown’s just-released document, “Resiliency 2025: Improving Our Readiness for the Cascadia Earthquake and Tsunami.

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President Schill and Mayor Piercy

Around the O Community Edition

Around the O Community Edition highlights the events and resources of the UO that matter to you: major events that impact campus neighbors, construction updates, news on important collaborations, and UO resources that you can enjoy as a community member.

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UO Advocates

UO Advocates: Join Us!

University of Oregon supporters have a new way to engage with federal, state and local elected officials about legislation that affects the university and students. UO Advocates is a new, one-stop-shop digital tool alumni across the state and nation can use to take action and ask elected officials to support the work the UO does to serve people and create tomorrow’s leaders. A new video featuring students and elected leaders highlights the importance of advocacy.