News and Events

News and Events
Students work together at optics table.

MKS Instruments has committed $50,000 over the next 5 years to support Inclusion & Diversity Scholarships for Knight Campus Graduate Internship Program master's students.

lab furnace

For the fifth year in a row, the UO has conferred the most master’s degrees in physics in the country.

Lionel interview

Master’s students in the materials science tracks interviewed for 9-month paid internships, a cornerstone of the program. Within 2 weeks of interviews, 98% of participating students received competitive employment offers, with an average annual compensation of $66,200.

Knight Campus

After a storied academic presence at the University of Oregon spanning more than two decades, the former Bioinformatics and Genomics Master’s Program and Master’s Industrial Internship Program have united under one umbrella: The Knight Campus Graduate Internship Program.

GiA human genes

The 2021 Genomics in Action conference, sponsored by the Bioinformatics Track of the Knight Campus Graduate Internship Program, went virtual for the first time. The sixth annual event, held Jan. 27-29, set new records, attracting more than 200 participants and featuring new speakers.


More than 60 alumni, students, staff, and industry leaders came together in a virtual space for the 2020 KCGIP Inclusion Symposium.


Adrian Bubie

Bioinformatics alum Adrian Bubie, ’18 M.S. is part of a team developing a testing tool that could help determine patient health trajectories.