Oregon Quarterly Spring 2021

OQ spring 2021
A longstanding area of research excellence and a popular new major take center stage at the University of Oregon
Nicole Wales has distinguished herself through research into the physical properties of glass—and by what she’s overcome
Researchers and students from the UO’s first-in-the-nation comics studies minor illustrate complex ideas
UO Prison Education Program provides new opportunities for personal growth among students and incarcerated Oregonians
Adrian Parr will help the UO flex its imagination in the pursuit of environmental and social justice
Kara Clevinger guided peers through a redesign of classes, and admits a fondness for snacks
Anne Helen Petersen's viral Buzzfeed essay led her to redefine what it means to be a Millennial
Namratha Somayajula's lifelong interest in human rights leads to a career in advocacy
Last summer was dangerous for documentary photographer Mason Trinca. This summer will be the same.
Now retired, former US Representative and alumnus Greg Walden has a future of skiing, kayaking, and camping ahead of him
Talisa Shevavesh's work in building models sheds light on the highly anticipated new PDX airport
New book from UO students highlights a connection between Russia and Oregon at the height of the Cold War
Oregon Quarterly asked UO faculty members, alumni, community members, and students for their reflections and perspectives
A collection of readers' responses regarding various stories in the Winter 2021 issue
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