Veterans and Family Student Association

UO Veterans' Oral History Project

The UO Veterans Oral History Project was established in 2012 with the aim of documenting the military experiences of men and women associated with the University of Oregon and the wider Oregon community. The project understands military experience broadly to include not just combat but all aspects of military service.

The UO Veterans Oral History Project rests on interviews with both veterans and active duty service men and women. Interviews are conducted and transcribed by University of Oregon students enrolled in a class designed to support the project. The interviews are permanently housed in the archive at the University of Oregon’s Knight and audio files and full transcripts are available on the library’s website.

The UO Veterans Oral History Project has received vital funding from the Tom and Carol Williams Fund for Undergraduate Education as well as support from the Department of History, Kira Homo and James Fox at Special Collections, and Kirstin Hierholzer and her staff at the Center for Media and Educational Technologies. The project was founded and is coordinated by Alex Dracobly. Comments and inquiries may be sent to him at dracobly@uoregon.edu.


Community Media


2015-2016 PRSSA team focuses on student veterans for Bateman Case Study Competition by Kevin Loder

2015-2016 Community Services for Veterans by Mahina Husain

2015-2016 Veterans Seek Education by Emily Foster

2015-2016 Veterans Reintegration by Gianna Nardi

2015-2016 UO student groups support those who feel unwelcome at ASUO meetings by Tran Nguyen

2014-2015 P.T.S.D. Panel discusses sexual assault and combat trauma by Ally Brayton

2014-2015 Military Transition by Vannie Cooper

2014-2015 "Dog Tags to Ducks" Supports Veterans by KEZI9TV

2014-2015  11-11-14 "Dog Tags to Ducks" Supports Veterans (VOSOT) by Nha Nguyen

2014-2015 UO Spring Game 15 by Tianna Waite

2014-2015 UO Veteran's Center by Tianna Waite

2012-2013 Dog Tags To Ducks by Leilani Rapaport

2012-2013 University of Oregon Student Veterans Center Grand Opening by UOregon

2012-2013 University of Oregon to open Student Veterans Center by Media Relations

2012-2013 UO Unveils New Student Veterans' Center by KEZI9TV

2012-2013 VFSA has Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Student Veterans Center by SVA

2012-2013 UO Veterans Grand Opening by Kevin Wiles

2012-2013 University of Oregon Student Veterans Center Grand Opening by Alumni Association

2012-2013 Campus turns out to support student veterans by Aria Seligmann

2012-2013 VFSA strives to establish communal environment for students Vets by Sami Edge

2009-2010 Student veterans ‘tell’ wartime tales by Daily Emerald Archives

2009-2010 Remembering our veterans by A. Zielinski

2008-2009 VFSA aids student veterans by T. Martinez

2008-2009 ‘Telling’ tales of the front lines by T. Schmidt

2007-2008 VFSA’s ‘Telling’ stencils were authorized, and are not vandalism by Sean Jin

2007-2008 ‘Telling’ helps heal scars of war by M. Obrien

2007-2008 Iraq Body Count Exhibit returns to campus by R. Dandrea

2006-2007 Proper flag-folding procedure outlined by Daily Emerald Archives

2006-2007 Lowered flags honor state’s fallen soldiers by Jill Aho

2006-2007 Transitions by T. Mcbride

2006-2007 Student Vets open center to spt returning soldiers & their families by Daily Emerald Archives

2006-2007 UO veterans form group on campus by M. Eigo

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