Oregon Quarterly Winter 2022

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COE Professor Advocates Rethinking Focus on Weight
January 19

College of Education Researcher: Rethink Our Focus on Weight

Focus instead on activity, diet, and support for improved health, say UO researchers

Faste design students post their projects
January 19

Teaching by Design with Trygve Faste

Trygve Faste, the Tim and Mary Boyle Chair in Material Studies and Product Design, applies professional skills to teaching

Lessons from the pandemic and the UO's future (Charlie Litchfield, University Communications)
January 19

Lessons from the Pandemic and the UO’s Future

University begins 2022 with innovation, resolve and lessons learned from the challenges of COVID-19

Maxwell Foxman in the School of Journalism and Communication (credit: Cheyenne Thorpe, BS ’19
December 19

Maxwell Foxman Examines "The Elephant in the Zoom"

Virtual meeting spaces aren’t as inclusive as we’d like to think, and researchers aim to expose the inequities

Claudia Schreier, right, will lecture on the creative process (credit: Dmitry Beryozkin)
January 19

Looking Back, Going Forward with Lecture Series

African American Workshop and Lecture Series continues through Black History Month in February and beyond

Collage of skylight photos
November 4

Passive solar could furnish a third of home heating needs

New UO research examines the value of skylights in the effort to reduce fossil fuel use

Ramón Alvarado (credit: Dustin Whitaker, University Communications)
January 19

Ramón Alvarado: Computers, Ethics, and the Nature of Knowledge

A member of the UO Presidential Initiative in Data Science, Alvarado studies computers and how people use them

Nathan Harris (credit: Laurel Sager)
January 19

Nathan Harris and "The Sweetness of Water"

With a nudge from his creative writing professor, Nathan Harris authors a first novel of critical acclaim before turning 30

UO basketball players from the 1970s
January 19

Dick Harter: Holding Bricks in the Air

Writer Michael N. McGregor learned lessons of hustle, hope and perseverance from hoops coach Dick Harter

Liz Shuler, AFL-CIO president, speaks to union supporters (credit: AFL-CIO)
November 29

Liz Shuler of AFL-CIO is A Voice for the People

As the first woman and first Oregonian to helm the AFL-CIO, Liz Shuler leads the nation’s unions with conviction