Oregon Quarterly Spring 2022

spring OQ 16.9
Lauren Ponisio surveys burned land being replanted
April 6

Biologist Explores Fire-ravaged Land as Bee Habitat

Lauren Ponisio is testing the use of native plants as a way to help the beleaguered pollinators

Yingjiu Li, computer science
April 6

Cybersecurity Researchers Help Protect the Internet

Cybersecurity is the lifeblood of the internet—and a growth area in the computer science department 

hip hop event
April 6

Hip-hop Event Showcases Rap and Event-building Skills

The UO Hip Hop Jam celebrates diverse communities and hip-hop culture while teaching students the business of events planning

Michael Schill, photo by Charlie Litchfield
April 6

President Schill On The Ballmer Institute for Children’s Behavioral Health

President Schill discusses the children's institute and the generous donor support that makes the project possible

larvae carnivore
April 6

Oregon Institute of Marine Biology Discovers Carnivorous Marine Larvae

Tiny marine larvae survive by turning carnivorous, study finds

Bala Ambati
April 6

Knight Campus Researcher Enlists Gene Therapy To Fight Eye Disease

Bala Ambati uses gene therapy to explore remedies to common vision problem called Fuchs' dystrophy

Hannah Thomas
April 6

Hannah Thomas Steps Up to Lead New Dance Degree

New dance faculty member says program will emphasize both Eurocentric and African dance forms

skye fitzgerald
April 6

Oscar-nominated Alum Films Hunger Ward, Lifeboat, 50 Feet from Syria

From UO theater to Hollywood, it wasn’t a straight path for Oscar-nominated filmmaker Skye Fitzgerald

Artist rendering of James Webb Space Telescope
April 6

UO Alumna Part of Webb Space Telescope Team

Charity Woodrum overcame personal tragedy to pursue a career in space physics

Anna Mueller
April 6

Mock Trial Winner Talks Tips For Closing Cases

Public relations student relies on teamwork and attention to detail to close cases in mock trial

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