Oregon Quarterly Winter 2014

Oregon-based forestry expert Darin Stringer is helping bring forests back to the rocky soils of Lebanon
For former foster kids in Oregon, college dreams are coming true thanks to a new tuition-and-fee waiver program
An opera by Ethan Gans-Morse provides a template for how new works can be created for a 400-year-old art form
Francophone fur traders, Native American explorers, and Oregon before the Corps of Discovery
An interview with Chuck Lillis, PhD ’72, chairman of the UO’s new board of trustees
Poet and army veteran Brian Turner, MFA ’96, reflects on his life as a soldier—in and out of combat
Dave Petrone discusses the university's ambitious plan to raise $2 billion to further its academic mission
Student Chloe Huckins finds a statue on campus that embodies the history and culture of UO
Hilda Cohen started Make Brooklyn Safer, an organization that champions street safety
In his new memoir, UO assistant professor Alex Tizon explores Asian American male identity
The Children’s Healing Art Project helps kids with serious illnesses relax and express themselves
A former Duck relives his running days and his favorite running trails throughout Eugene
Letters include remembering a visit from the king of Siam, discussing the carbon problem, and visiting Alaska
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