Oregon Quarterly Summer 2019

July 10

100 Ducks Who Made A Difference

100 years of innovators and inventors, game-changers, trailblazers, humanitarians—inspirations to us all

Professor Amy Lobben (middle), with geography alumna Josie Imrie (left) and geography major Arielle Alferez
July 10

Spatial Data Science: Geography Maps a Course

Ducks trained in spatial data science are landing exciting jobs and serving humanitarian ends

Destruction in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
July 10

Puerto Rico's Hurricane Maria Provides Ethnic Studies Lesson

Ethnic studies associate professor Alaí Reyes-Santos finds a teachable moment in wake of a disaster

David Gamburd, Greg Krupa and Ryan Hood
July 10

Balancing Leather Goods and Sustainability in the Andes

Founders of new lifestyle leather goods company put environment first and emphasize sustainability

Andy Rollo, the 2018-2019 president of the UO Investment Group, revels in the intense environment fostered in the group's Friday morning meetings.
July 10

Investment 101: Student Group Manages Big Money

Real-life stock decisions—and real money—drive the UO Investment Group

Stratton and Burgh in Kachemak Bay near Homer, circa 2003. Photo courtesy of Jim Stratton
July 10

After the Exxon Valdez: Couple's Love Forged in Environmental Stewardship

Exxon Valdez oil spill cleanup exemplified college sweethearts’ passion for protecting the planet

Marc Samuel joined soap-hit General Hospital in 2012 and plays the show's first openly gay character. Photo courtesy of ABC/Rick Rowell
July 10

General Hospital's Marc Samuel Dispels Stereotypes

Telecommunication and film alum breaks ground and dispels stereotypes on TV’s General Hospital

Photo courtesy of David Loveall
July 10

Doing Time: Lauren Kessler Explores Prison Life

A Q and A with author Lauren Kessler on justice and forgiveness in US prisons

Illustration courtesy of Chris Pietsch, the Register-Guard
July 10

A Whale, a Hornet, and a Libel Suit

Massive mammalian delivery creates big stink and colorful tale for fledgling alumni mag

Amanda Craig, a master’s student in landscape architecture, was featured in the spring issue for her work at the Hollering Place on behalf of the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians. Photo courtesy of Amanda Craig
July 10

Letters to the Editor Summer 2019

Letters to the editor include a smorgasbord of life experiences, praise for the UO's heritage conservation program, and questions about algae farms

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