Oregon Quarterly

Photograph by Jack Liu
October 1

Profile: Alexander Dracobly

History professor provides fresh, inventive courses for students to do history rather than just learn it
Photograph courtesy UO Office of Communications
October 1

Michael Gottfredson Appointed President of the University of Oregon

The State Board of Higher Education chooses the respected administrator and criminologist as UO’s seventeenth president
Tom Danowski '83. Photograph courtesy Oregon Wine Board
October 1

Uncorking Opportunity

It’s a tough job, but someone has to promote Oregon’s fine wines
Scott Vossmeyer '05. Photograph courtesy UO Athletics
October 1

Like a Good Leader...

Risks and rewards for one player in his post-collegiate football career
Channeled Scablands near Wenatchee, Washington, October 1948. Photograph courtesy NOAA Photo Library - Rear Admiral Harley D. Nygren, NOAA Corps (Ret.)
October 1

Uncivilized Silence

Excerpt from Washington’s Channeled Scablands Guide by John Soennichsen '74
October 1

A Simple Country Doctor

A physician finds compassion and community in a rural Oregon town
October 1

Letters to the Editor Autumn 2012

Letters to the editor include correcting Nike and Ducks basketball history, challenges for educators, and praise for the Emerald
July 1

Always a Story: Kenneth O’Connell and the Art of the Sketchbook

A glimpse inside the travel sketchbooks of Kenneth O’Connell, and the connection he inspires between seeing, drawing, and thinking
John Yeon's Aubrey R. Watzek House is considered a pioneering example of Northwest-style modernist architecture. Photograph by Esto
July 1

Spirit of Place

The story of how John Yeon paved the way for Northwest style and the architecture of Oregon today
Photograph CC Edgeplot by-NC-SA 3.0
July 1


The winning essay of the 2012 Northwest Perspectives Essay Contest offers a heartbreaking story of love and longing