Today hundreds of students and community members volunteered their time to beautify the campus. Work started at 8 a.m. and continued until 4 p.m. One hour of work earns a volunteer a tee-shirt, which can be tie-dyed on the lawn behind the EMU compliments of the Craft Center.

University senior Ann Sublette shovels mulch into a wheelbarrow before delivering it to students who will spread the mulch around trees and other shrubs for University Day. On Oregon's annual University Day, students and community members donate time and energy to spruce-up the University's landscape. (Michael Ciaglo/Oregon Daily Emerald)

Mele Penitani, a discus thrower for the track and field team, speads mulch for University Day, May 12, 2011. On Oregon's annual University Day, students and community members donate time and energy to spruce-up the University's landscape. "I just want to give back to the community and get some service hours for O Heroes," she said. (Rachelle Hacmac/Oregon Daily Emerald)

University junior Taylor Reineke plants flowers outside of Johnson Hall for University Day Thursday, May 12. (Michael Ciaglo/Oregon Daily Emerald)

Stephanie Johnson helps plant for University Day, May 12, 2011. On Oregon's annual University Day, students and community members donate time and energy to spruce-up the University's landscape. "It's a good way to get outside and help the university," she said. (Rachelle Hacmac/Oregon Daily Emerald)

University sophomore Yijun Xu fills a wheelbarrow with mulch from a pile along 13th Street for University Day. On Oregon's annual University Day, students and community members donate time and energy to spruce-up the University's landscape. (Michael Ciaglo/Oregon Daily Emerald)

University senior Erica Pritt spreads mulch around the base of a tree outside Allen Hall for University Day Thursday, May 12. On Oregon's annual University Day, students and community members donate time and energy to spruce-up the University's landscape. (Michael Ciaglo/Oregon Daily Emerald)

Sam Weiss spreads mulch for University Day, May 12, 2011. On Oregon's annual University Day, students and community members donate time and energy to spruce-up the University's landscape. "I saw a big pile of dirt and couldn't resist," said Weiss. (Rachelle Hacmac/Oregon Daily Emerald)

Amanda Johnson and Janell Bergstrom pick up cigarette butts outside the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art for University Day, May 12, 2011. On Oregon's annual University Day, students and community members donate time and energy to spruce-up the University's landscape. Johnson, a member of Oregon's basketball team, and Bergstrom, team staff, volunteered in conjunction with O Heroes, a non-profit community organization program through the University of Oregon Athletic Department. (Rachelle Hacmac/Oregon Daily Emerald)

Janell Bergstrom picks up cigarette butts outside the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art for University Day, May 12, 2011. On Oregon's annual University Day, students and community members donate time and energy to spruce-up the University's landscape. Bergstrom volunteered in conjunction with O Heroes, a non-profit community organization program through the University of Oregon Athletic Department. (Rachelle Hacmac/Oregon Daily Emerald)

University Junior Adam Vogt passes through the Lillis Business Center with a wheelbarrow full of mulch for University Day Thursday, May 12. On Oregon's annual University Day, students and community members donate time and energy to spruce-up the University's landscape. (Michael Ciaglo/Oregon Daily Emerald)

University Day volunteer Wes Poulson tie dyes his tee-shirt with the help of Craft Center volunteers in the lawn outside the EMU, May 12, 2011. On Oregon's annual University Day, students and community members donate time and energy to spruce-up the University's landscape. (Rachelle Hacmac/Oregon Daily Emerald)

University Day volunteers tie dye tee-shirts with the help of Craft Center volunteers in the lawn outside the EMU, May 12, 2011. On Oregon's annual University Day, students and community members donate time and energy to spruce-up the University's landscape. (Rachelle Hacmac/Oregon Daily Emerald)


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