Oregon Quarterly Spring 2011

Photograph by Jack Liu
April 1

So Close!

Ducks lose national championship game in the last seconds

Photograph by Steve Urszenyi
April 1

Beaver Believers

Beavers can help us save salmon and make life better for ducks and other creatures

Photograph courtesy Deb Mohr
April 1

Cross Burning at Gamma Phi Beta

After sixty years, a woman tells the story of a night that changed her life

Salmon River estuary, north of Lincoln City. Photograph by Michael Strelow
April 1

Oregon's Epic Estuaries

There's a dramatic world of life where our rivers meet the ocean

Photograph by Stove Team International
April 1

The Little Stove That Would

Nancy Hughes is on a mission to change the world one stove at a time

Journalist Jere Van Dyk after a nighttime interview of Taliban, December 2007. Two months later, the Taliban kidnapped him and held him captive. Photograph courtesy Jere Van Dyk
April 1

I Will Come at You Like a Dog

Excerpt from journalist Jere Van Dyk's book, Captive: My Time as a Prisoner of the Taliban

Indoor environments are home to people as well as microscopic bacteria, fungi, viruses, and, shown here at 500X magnification, pollen. Photograph by Dartmouth Electron Microscope Facility, Dartmouth College
April 1

Home Sweet Biome

UO scientists study how sustainable building design can improve human health

The "enlightened master" in one of his ninety Rolls Royces. Photograph by Samvado Gunnar Kossatz
April 1

Apocalypse Here

Excerpt from Win McCormack's, MFA '78, book about the religious group in north-central Oregon that committed bioterrorism

Cans Seurat, full view by Chris Jordan
April 1

Making His Pointillism

An artisit uses hundreds of thousands of aluminum cans to critique mass consumption in the U.S.

Photograph by John Bauguess
April 1

Profile: Richard Taylor

UO physics professor uses stories and narrative to enhance his lectures and engage students