Oregon Quarterly

May 1

Kesey, Collected

A new book offers a fascinating collection of interviews with Ken Kesey, arguably Oregon's most colorful literary figure
May 1

Pre’s People

Nearly 40 years after Steve Prefontaine's death, the track star's legacy stretches far beyond Hayward Field
May 1

"Mr. Oregon"

Our State's Most Powerful and Least Remembered Leader
The March 27, 1964, Anchorage earthquake—which dropped this street some 20 feet below its normal level—was stronger than the 2004 Indian Ocean quake that caused a tsunami responsible for more than 200,000 deaths. Photograph by Bettmann-Corbis-AP images
April 1

Previewing the Big One

Bonnie Henderson helps readers imagine the unimaginable by recalling a monster 1964 Alaskan earthquake and tusnami 
Photograph by National Geographic
April 1

On Top of the World

In 1963, UO alum Luther Jerstad and 17 fellow Americans summited Mount Everest
Photograph courtesy Buckles Blog
April 1

The Elephant in the Room

Neglected in life, in death "The Mighty Tusko" teaches lessons both social and evolutionary
The ridgeline to summit trail on Mount Pisgah. Photograph by John Bear
April 1

Mount Pisgah's Moment

Lane County's beloved mountain, with its network of hiking trails, is now the centerpiece of a major conservation area
April 1

Building Oregon

Highlights of a decade-long wave of construction that has changed the UO campus landscape
Australian "Angel" Don Ritchie kindly listened to people on the brink of suicide, helping 160 choose to live. Photograph by Marco Del Grande (Sydney Morning Herald)
April 1

An Overlooked Virtue

A UO philosopher explores how acts of kindness can transform lives and increase human bonds
Katie Dwyer '10, MA '12, completed her first Inside-Out course at Oregon State Penitentiary in 2007. The Mitchell Scholar is now working to launch the program in Northern Ireland. Photograph by Tiffany Kimmel
April 1

Building Inside-Out

For the university's first Mitchell Scholar, her journey across the globe began in a classroom at a maximum-security prison