Oregon Quarterly Winter 2018

Benjamín Alemán in the á|lab in Willamette Hall
January 17

The Physicist Who Almost Wasn't

Benjamín Alemán entered the UO with a career plan, until a physics class launched him into the world of the super small

January 10

A Design for Life

Growing up, Jess Kokkeler loved treehouses. What he learned about them could now help save endangered animals in Africa.

January 10

A Forceful Lecturer, a Dedicated Teacher

Paul Dull's view of the world stayed with students long after their UO days

January 10

Closer to the Kalapuya

The UO's newest residence hall honors indigenous peoples and unites students for social justice

January 10

Blazing a Trail

Spencer Holton couldn’t find a resupply company for long-distance hikers. So he started one.

January 10

Jessica Vasquez-Tokos

The associate professor of sociology researches and teaches the experience of Mexican Americans and Latinos

January 10

The Best... Tooth Sleuth

OQ intern, also a student worker at the Museum of Natural and Cultural History, meets a volunteer with incisor insights

January 10

A Grateful Heart, a Giving Mind

In a recent study, taking a few minutes each day to express gratitude in a written journal changed the brain

January 10

Finding the Balance

Writer. Producer. Actor. Heidi Schreck moves between stage and screen with hits 'Billions' and 'Nurse Jackie' to her name.

Stu Holden and John Strong (right) at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Photograph by FOX Sports
January 10

Soccer Strong

A penchant for storytelling propels sportscaster John Strong, BA ’07, to success in “the beautiful game”