Oregon Quarterly Summer 2018

Knight Campus rendering by DBOX
July 6

UO 2020: Fast Forward

Innovation, philanthropy, and changing student demographics are reshaping the university

For Oregon and generations of Ducks, Animal House has been regarded as a key part of UO culture, but the film also has a complicated history as both cinematic milestone and reputational millstone.
July 6

Animal House: Still Funny at Age 40?

National Lampoon's Animal House turns 40 this summer. Filmed at Oregon and popular with generations of Ducks, is the classic campus comedy showing its age? 

Sabrina Madison-Cannon was the first woman of color promoted to full professor in the UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance’s 113-year history. (Ryan Nicholson Photography)
July 6

Dancing on the Shoulders of Giants

Sabrina Madison-Cannon, the new dean of the School of Music and Dance, follows in the footsteps of African–American trailblazers

Caitlyn Jenner (James White)
July 6

Caitlyn Jenner: On Her Own Terms

Caitlyn Jenner’s visit triggers a reflection on identity and the power of story

“Heroes From Another Earth,” staged by English professor Betsy Wheeler (below, left), featured superhero battles, interplanetary travel, and social critique. Photographs by Nic Walcott, BS ’16 (journalism), University Communications
July 6

Disability Studies Takes Center Stage

UO's Living Theater brings together students and community members with disabilities to create performances

Paul Anthony Troiano learned fire dancing as a surprise for his bride. Now it’s a way to unwind after a day on the job. Photograph by Studio Mcdermott
July 6

Paul Troiano: Fire Dancer, Matchmaker

Paul Anthony Troiano lights the way for a new generation of Duck entrepreneurs

Super Intern: What it's like working for a giant in comic books? Marvel-ous!
July 6

Super Intern: Lauren Amaro at Marvel Comics

What’s it like working for a giant in comic books? Marvel-ous!

Yekang Ko channels her passion for the environment through her work creating sustainable and resource-efficient landscapes. Photograph by Chris Larsen, University Communications
July 6

Profile: Yekang Ko

Assistant professor of landscape architecture looks to help cities better coexist with the environment around them

July 6

Alysia Kezerian: Going Places

A devastating fall didn’t stop this alumna’s wanderlust

Jake Swantko behind the camera
April 16

UO grad Jake Swantko on winning an Oscar: 'We just exploded'

Q & A with the SOJC alumni who served as director of photography for the Oscar-winning film 'Icarus'

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