Art, Design & Literature

Composer Reimagines a Classic for Bach Fest Project

Damien Geter is known for infusing his works with musical styles of the Black diaspora

piano player in a jazz club
Spring 2024

Playing and Paying Forward the Art and Traditions of Jazz

Video: Pianist Keith Brown fuels the dreams of students in UO's thriving jazz studies program

1977 photo of luminary Black writers gathered in an NYC apartment
Autumn 2023

Literary Sisters: Two Years That Changed Our Culture

English professor’s new book captures pivotal moment for Black feminist writing

Autumn 2023

Making Waves with Multisensory Experiences

Faculty member Jon Bellona creates new sounds and perspectives through sonic experimentation

Summer 2023 Duck Life

Taking the Reins, Budding Designers Gain Experience

Portland-based product design students drew inspiration from projects to improve horse-centered therapy

Winter 2023

Eye for Architecture

Prize-winning photography became a second calling for Michael Wilkes, a College of Design alumnus and devoted Duck