Oregon Quarterly Summer 2021

Oregon Quarterly Summer 2021 cover shows the Duck and graduates (credit: Chris Larsen, University Communications)
Provost Patrick Phillips and faculty collaborate on UO strengths (credit: Julia Wagner, University C
July 7

The University For Oregon: Provost and Faculty Collaborate on Strengths

Through fresh collaborations on academic strengths, the UO will reimagine public service for a new era

Students walk in front of the Lillis Complex on a warm day (credit: Charlie Litchfield)
July 7

Thriving with Help from Friends

Fundraising fuels advances for students, applied science, post-pandemic economic recovery, and more

Student walking out of the Mohr Career Services office (credit: Travis Worrell)
July 7

On the Job in the Lundquist College of Business

Prioritizing career readiness in the business school with new programs and networking platforms

Illustration of student savings plan and jars (credit: Sasha Heye, design, class of 2022)
July 7

Financial Wellness Center Teaches Dollars and Sense

From budgeting to credit cards to investing, a new financial wellness program is helping students manage money

Andi Butts, a poet in the Kidd creative writing workshops (credit: Dustin Whitaker, University Communications)
July 7

Kidd Workshops: Creating the Writer

A poet survives “shredding” and the virus to thrive in the UO’s prestigious Kidd writing program

Alumna Amber Starks is helping UO explore Black and Indigenous concerns (Josué Rivas (@jouse_foto))
July 7

Amber Starks, Common Reading and Technologies of Resistance

Pairing up with the Common Reading program, an alumna helps the UO explore Indigenous and Black concerns

Raoul Liévanos, Associate Professor, Sociology (credit: Dustin Whitaker, University Communications)
July 7

At Bat for Racial and Class Inequity

A baseball injury redirected Raoul Liévanos into an academic career studying equity and the environment

Michael Govier's shadow souls are manifestations of grief (courtesy of Oh Good Productions)
July 7

Center Stage with Oscar Winner Michael Govier

Theater alumnus Michael Govier wins an Academy Award for his animated film, If Anything Happens I Love You

Sara Goodrum is a hitting coach for the Milwaukee Brewers (credit: Scott Paulus.Milwaukee Brewers)
July 7

Sara Goodrum Breaks Through With Milwaukee Brewers

The Duck softballer and human physiology alumna scores as a hitting coach with the Milwaukee Brewers

Faris Cassell and the Unanswered Letter
July 7

Faris Cassell and the Unanswered Letter

Journalism graduate Faris Cassell sleuths a 60-year-old mystery involving the Holocaust