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UO Acrobat suspends in air Photo by Isaac Wasserman
In time for Women’s History Month in March, Oregon Quarterly spotlights mighty UO faculty, staff, students, and alumni who overcame society's challenges to pave roads of equity for others to travel. Check out this list of Mighty Women submitted by readers, and nominate your own.

Celebrate a Mighty Woman of Oregon

Acrobatics and tumbling team member Makena Carrion (photo: Isaac Wasserman, BA ’23)

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Inspired by an anniversary

For fifty years, the Center for the Study of Women in Society has worked to confront gender inequity. Inspired by their success, the winter ’24 issue salutes many more mighty women who are overcoming society’s barriers and paving a road for others to follow. 

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Masami Kawai
Media & Communications

Sundance Lessons: Filmmaker Masami Kawai Rises

The cinema studies professor brings the inspiration of Robert Redford’s movie institute to the classroom and the set

Illustration of Dr. Marie Equi working Oregon homestead
Politics & Society

She Risked Everything for Women, Workers, and Justice

Defying women’s roles of her time, Marie Equi was a frontier doctor who fought for causes still at issue today

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A UO sports industry expert zeroes in on the most effective and engaging strategies

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Microelectrodes could be the next step in neural interfaces

Felix Deku's work at the Knight Campus could lead to treatments for neurological conditions

Around the O

Study examines how connection and stigma can shape trans health

New research finds that harm from chronic stress can be reduced by community belonging


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