Oregon Quarterly

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October 1

Saw Chips in My Bra

A forest trails worker tells a story of softball, baseball, chainsaws, friendship, and being a girl
Left to right: Thomas Mickel; Sarah Vasconcellos; Harriet Kelly; Karen Goebel; Phyllis Hamel; and Ray Scofield. Photograph courtesy Friends of Hendricks Park
October 1

People's Park

Volunteers try to fill in the gaps left by reduced city support of the university's gorgeous neighbor, Hendricks Park 
On the set of Little Blue Pill, an indie film shot in Portland. Photograph courtesy Montauk Project Films
October 1

Little Blue Movie

Bringing a feature film to life, with the help of a lot of Pez and an MBA
Peg Rees, Sue Wieseke, and Wendy Polhemus display their long-delayed letters. Photograph by Isaac Viel
October 1


Former UO women athletes receive their long-delayed letters from the univeristy
Codevelopers of enhanced genome sequencing technique Eric Johnson and Michael Miller, along with Floragenex CEO Nathan Lillegard. Photograph by John Bauguess
October 1

Fast-Forwarding Mendel

UO researchers invent a key to quickly unlock DNA
These four images by Portland artist Gwenn Seemel were part of her Pecha Kucha presentation that explored the challenges of artistic creation. Can you find the differences? Paintings by Gwenn Seemel
October 1

Thinking Inside the Box

Sharing stories, passions, and projects by way of Pecha Kucha
The Matthew Knight Arena is home to lots of sports action, but has also provided a large-capacity entertainment venue for a variety of shows. Photograph by John Bauguess
October 1

A Gleaming Campus Gateway

Three new buildings transform the edge of campus into a model of innovation and progress
Photograph courtesy Barbara Altmann
October 1

Profile: Barbara Altmann

French professor strives to convince college students the Middle Ages matter through poetry
Tim Clevenger with his daughter, Delaney; wife, Lisa; son, Carson. Photograph courtesy Tim Clevenger
October 1

The Man with the Plan

Tim Clevenger takes the helm at the UO Alumni Association
Photograph by Dale Wittner–People Weekly
October 1

Built for Comfort

Making the world a cozier place one piece of pillow furniture at a time