Oregon Quarterly

Ann Curry shares her passion for storytelling with students during a recent campus visit. Photograph by Jack Liu
July 1

A Life Telling Stories

Famed journalist and UO graduate Ann Curry inspires next generation with 2013 Ruhl Lecture
Helmuth Rilling (right) was 37 years old when he cofounded the Oregon Bach Festival. When Matthew Halls (left) takes over as artistic director following this year's festival, he'll be 37 as well. Photograph by Jon Christopher Meyers
July 1

Passing the Baton

The Oregon Bach Festival makes a transition from past to future
Sous chef Shawn Savage pours—195°C liquid nitrogen into a cream base as head chef Doug Lang whisks the mixture into a rich, flash-frozen dessert. Photograph by Ann Wiens
July 1

Test Kitchen

A UO chef and chemist enlist the principles of molecular gastronomy to illuminate concepts of chemistry
Eugene Police officer Randy Ellis knows the streets and people of the West University Neighborhood, where he has long served using creative and unorthodox approaches to law enforcement. Photograph by Alex McDougall - Oregon Daily Emerald
July 1

Marching to His Own Beat

Randy Ellis brings a distinctive style to policing the West University area
Photograph by John Bauguess
July 1

The Best... Place to Enjoy the Fruits of Summer

UO's Urban Farm teaches students the rewards and forgotten pleasures of gardening 
A delegation of 14 Gabonese representatives visited the UO in January 2014. Photograph courtesy University of Oregon Office of Communications - Max McDermott
July 1

Nota Bene

A $20 million partnership between the UO and Gabon all started with a two-sentence class note sent to Oregon Quarterly
Photograph by Tim Jordan
July 1

Acute Recognition

An engraving on the ground outside a campus building gives a geology student an epiphany of understanding 
Photograph by Brenna Houck
July 1

Profile: Alexander B. Murphy

Political geographer Alexander Murphy talks Timbuktu and how he incorporates his travel experiences into his teaching
Photograph by Tim Jordan
July 1

Beat the Clock

Intrepid journalist Lauren Kessler bravely tackles the aging process in her latest book
Jesse Ellison's father distracting a bull from goring imperiled rodeo legend Ronnie Rawson. Photograph courtesy Jesse Ellison
July 1

Cowboy Up

In his memoir, Jesse Ellison, JD '05, shares stories from the rodeo arena in Blackfoot, Idaho, where he grew up