Oregon Quarterly Summer 2011

Photograph by Daniel Lippitt
July 1

The Man Who Would Sell Detroit

Sandy Baruah '88 is taking on the big task of trying to jump-start the Motor City

Photograph courtesy Benjamin Decoin Visual Press Agency
July 1

Books to Write

Still a teenager at heart, Gayle Forman has found an eager audience and her natural calling in the world of young adult fiction

Photograph courtesy Kim Cooper Findling
July 1

The Friday's Trilogy

Open category winner of the 2011 OQ Northwest Perspectives Essay Contest

In his final appearance as a Duck, Ashton Eaton '10 becomes history's only three-time NCAA decathlon winner. Photograph by Kevin Clark, The Register Guard
July 1


Excerpt from Track Town, USA—Hayward Field: America's Crown Jewel of Track and Field, a book about the history of Hayward

Photograph courtesy Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians
July 1

Faceless Assassins

Excerpt from ex-law faculty Charles Wilkinson's book, The People Are Dancing Again: The History of the Siletz Tribe of Western Oregon

Illustration by Dan Pegoda
July 1

Oregon and the State's Economy

Discover the economic effect the University of Orgeon has on the state in Tim Duy's, MS ’98, PhD ’98, new study

Photograph CC Stephen Bowler by-NC-SA-3.0
July 1

The Best Ant for the Job

Researchers discover ants do work suited to their changing abilities

Photograph by Tim Kremer, Department of Architecture
July 1

Big Ideas at Work

Oregon cities benefitting from focused UO energy

Acrimoto vehicle at the EMU. Photograph CC Wolfram Burner by-NC-3.0
July 1

Team Green

Students in many disciplines work on eco-friendly products for a better world

Photograph courtesy UO Department of Physics
July 1

Profile: Miriam Deutsch

UO physics professor hopes to turn middle schoolers–especially girls–on to science with her program SPICE