Oregon Quarterly Autumn 2022

The Ballmer Institute for Children’s Behavioral Health is poised to address the youth mental health crisis
Jennifer Pfeifer and Beth Stormshak are key faculty members for the Ballmer Institute
October 5

UO Experts Address Youth Mental Health Crisis

The issue will be the focus of the new Ballmer Institute for Children’s Behavioral Health

Chris Poulsen (Photo credit: Chris Larsen, University Communications)
October 5

Dean Chris Poulsen Leads CAS with Focus on Sustainability, Equity

New CAS dean brings expertise on a warming planet, commitment to equity and access, and knack for mushroom hunting

Sarai Villalobos, a UO lead field supervisor with Oregon Saludable: Juntos Podemos (Eliza Loera)
October 5

Crunching the Numbers with Data Science

Data scientists contribute to pandemic testing breakthrough for Latinx groups, helping identify methods that tripled turnout

Interim President Patrick Phillips (Charlie Litchfield, University Communications)
October 5

Phillips: UO Is Better Together

Interim President Patrick Phillips on the start of the new year, the Ballmer Institute for Children's Behavioral Health, and more

Bowerman Sports Science Center (Photo by Dustin Whitaker, University Communications)
October 5

Bowerman Sports Science Center: Better Athletes, Healthier Humans

Findings from a lab within Hayward Field benefit professional athletes and weekend warriors

Knight Campus Graduate Internship Program students talk conflict-resolution strategies during orientation week (Courtesy Knight Campus)
October 5

Knight Campus Provides a Pipeline for STEM Students

National Science Foundation grant guides promising students in physical sciences to the workforce

After college, Jennings made films with National Geographic (Photo by Sarah Quinn)
October 5

An Elemental Approach to Wildfire with Trip Jennings

UO alumnus Trip Jennings created a film titled Elemental, which focuses on wildfires on the West Coast 

Lidia Yuknavitch (Photo by Andy Mingo)
October 5

With "Thrust," Lidia Yuknavitch is No Duck Out of Water

With the publishing of her latest novel, author Lidia Yuknavitch finds her pond