Oregon Quarterly Spring 2017

OQ Cover - Pale Yellow Lizard with the Text "Hands On"
Senior research associate and herpatologist Tom Titus gives a look into the world of lizards and their DNA
After hateful events occurred on campus, 18 students took action to Reset the Code
A UO team is developing technology that may restore vision in people with retinal diseases
New machine shop offers array of high and low-tech tools to help students turn ideas into prototypes 
A Jordan Schnitzer Museum initiative provides an artistic outlet for people dealing with grief and illness
He was once a star walk-on for the Ducks football team. Now, he's directing a nationally winning gospel choir.
Student Zach Silva finds powerful equal opportunity courses that serve as a guiding light
Ming Canaday has turned obstacles into opportunities and is now paying it forward
English professor and fly fisherman Glen Love's environmental activism has lasting impact on Oregon life
A former Duck reflects on coming from Beligum and making the most of UO's opportunities 
Excerpt from Between the World and Me, the University of Oregon Common Reading selection for 2016–17
Letters include a professor's kindness and a call for inclusivity