Oregon Quarterly Autumn 2012

View of the Lower Klamath Basin. Photograph by Grayson Mathews
October 1

Watershed Moment

The work of an unlikely pair of UO professors offers insight into the complex battles over water in the Klamath River Basin

Today's Duck under the watchful eye of UO coaching legend Bill Bowerman '34, MEd '53, (in poster form) at the recent Olympic trials in Eugene.
October 1

The Duck Abides

Through controversies, legal hassles, and fending off mascot rivals, we love our Duck

Daniel Wu directs The Heavenly Kings, his mockumentary chronicling Alive, a Hong Kong boy band created for the film. Photograph courtesy Cinema Pacific
October 1

From Here to China

With a nod to the past and an eye toward the future, Daniel Wu ’97 and Roger Lee ’72 are reshaping modern Asian cinema

Photograph by Michael McDermott
October 1

Prosecutor's Progress

When it comes to Oregon's United States Attorney Amanda Marshall ’92, underestimating her is a big mistake 

Photograph courtesy Bob Welch
October 1

The Sheer Bigness of the Land

Excerpt from UO alum and professor Bob Welch's book, Cascade Summer: My Adventure on Oregon’s Pacific Crest Trail

Stephen Wooten converses with a traditional medicine vendor in the Badalabougou market in Bamako, Mali, September 2011.  Photograph by Tracy Lomax
October 1

"You Make Us Bigger"

Forced to evacuate during Mali’s recent coup, a UO anthropologist reflects on the culture and community he loves

The University of Oregon Marching Band at the Eugene train station to welcome home the basketball team after they won the 1939 NCAA basketball championship. Photograph courtesy UO Libraries Special Collections and University Archives
October 1

The Hardest Working Band in (Halftime) Show Business

Like the football team, the Oregon Marching Band leaves everything on the field, or Colorado Boulevard

October 1

We See London

A closer look at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials—Track and Field that were held at Hayward Field

Photograph by Jack Liu
October 1

The Best... Place for a Run

A running trail, created by one of the running world's greatest, provides a cathartic morning ritual

October 1

As News, Tech, and Democracy Evolve

Research sheds light on journalism in the digital age