Oregon Quarterly Winter 2015

Oregon Quarterly Winter 2015 cover
Two agate tools have reshaped archaeologists’ view of how and when the first settlers came to our state
In partnership with private donors and government, the UO is making college feasible for lower-income Oregonians
With the help of extensive research and support, kids are thriving in their placements with local families
What kind of person submits more than 120 class notes to his alumni magazine? An editor tries to find out.
UO geographers are at the forefront of a booming new tech sector: geospatial technologies
Can a middle-aged body enact a childhood dream? Lauren Kessler joins a professional ballet company to find out.
The UO gives a popular jogging tour that offers prospective students a true taste of Track Town, USA
Professor of music Sharon Paul directs the award-winning UO Chamber Choir and empowers students
Student Isabel Zacharias finds a far from perfect yoga mat that teaches her self-love
Shelley Bowerman has dirty hands and a clear vision for a new farmers movement
One UO researcher wonders if underwater vehicles could be patterned after highly mobile sea creatures
Letters to the editor include looking at plastic-free solutions and bringing attention to saving the sharks
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