Oregon Quarterly Summer 2011

Sandy Baruah '88 is taking on the big task of trying to jump-start the Motor City
Still a teenager at heart, Gayle Forman has found an eager audience and her natural calling in the world of young adult fiction
Open category winner of the 2011 OQ Northwest Perspectives Essay Contest
Excerpt from Track Town, USA—Hayward Field: America's Crown Jewel of Track and Field, a book about the history of Hayward
Excerpt from ex-law faculty Charles Wilkinson's book, The People Are Dancing Again: The History of the Siletz Tribe of Western Oregon
Discover the economic effect the University of Orgeon has on the state in Tim Duy's, MS ’98, PhD ’98, new study
Researchers discover ants do work suited to their changing abilities
Oregon cities benefitting from focused UO energy
Students in many disciplines work on eco-friendly products for a better world
UO physics professor hopes to turn middle schoolers–especially girls–on to science with her program SPICE
Oregon prepares for predicted massive earthquake and tsunami
Culinary bike touring in northern Italy
NBA point guard Luke Ridnour's faith puts basketball in perspective
An adoptive family bonds over backpacks and tiaras
Alumni Association director reflects on his long run at Oregon
Letters to the editor include accounts of racism on campus in the ’50s and ’60s, the prominence of sports, and overall praise for the Spring issue