Oregon Quarterly Autumn 2020

Oregon Quarterly Autumn 2020
Farm workers playing guitars, circa 1942
October 7

A Latin American Studies Student Finds "Untold Stories" in Bracero Program

Interviews with wives and children of Bracero farm workers reveal the impact of the program on Mexican families

Nina Kerkebane pictured at work as a loan officer for Northwest Community Credit Union.
October 7

McNair Scholar Studies Economic Inequality

Persecuted in Algeria, Nina Kerkebane is devoted to helping marginalized groups

A graphic depicting Netflix and Hulu vying for the top spot in the streaming industry
October 7

Do You Hulu? A CIS Student Tracks Usage of Media Providers

UO Junior Donna Hooshmand analyzes usage of Netflix and Hulu–all while adjusting to life far from home

The infamous Sisyphus, pushing the boulder up a mountain
October 7

Philosophy Major Turns to Camus and Kant for Addiction Therapy

Research yields a philosophy for overcoming addiction and taking pride in self-improvement

Members of the UO Black Student Union in 1968
October 7

McNair Scholar Examines 50 Years of Black Protest at UO

Recent UO graduate Desirae Brown examines a parallel between Black student movements on campus 50 years apart

Alina Salagean and Diana Libuda
October 7

Faculty-Student Team Studies Reproductive Biology

Professor and protégé find research is in their DNA

Kunipo-Aguirre's Twitter feed helped to draw attention to the spread of COVID-19 in California
October 7

Fighting COVID-19 Misinformation, Global Health Student Tweets the Truth

Student’s Twitter feed serves as a vaccine for rapid spread of COVID-19 misinformation

Madi Scott's research setup features a set of microscopes of different sizes
October 7

Chem Major Lights the Way for Women with Laser Work

Talented researcher paves a path for future scientists

Two installations of ecopoetry by Adeline Fecker
October 7

Exploring Mysteries, Creating Art as a Poet and Scientist

Student's art installations blend lessons learned from biology, ecopoetry

Woman with a microphone
October 7

Voices on Racism 2: The Effect of the Pandemic

UO students, faculty, staff and alumni reflect on the effects of pandemic upon people of color

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