Current Issue / Spring 2024

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The spring issue of Oregon Quarterly introduces you to the latest from Ducks who are curious, courageous, and creative—inspiring stories you might not get from the daily headlines. Plus: a news quiz!

Volume 103 Number 3 Illustration by David Gill

Duck Life

Think You Know UO Research? Take the OQ News Quiz and See

Test your knowledge of our scientific and scholarly work with fifteen brain-teasing questions from UO news

Saghar Salehi chats with Reza Rejaie at a computer in a classroom
Science & TechnologyDuck Life

Escaping the Taliban, She Fights for Education and Women

Saghar Salehi fled her homeland and landed at the UO to study and fight for women in Afghanistan

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Art, Design & Literature

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

Business & InnovationDuck Life

Navigating Change by Staying Her Course

She ran track in high school, and now Nike executive Sarah Mensah is sprinting past business milestones

Science & Technology

Building Better Brain Implants

Researcher Felix Deku is designing tech to relieve symptoms of Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and depression

Business & Innovation

Lundquist College of Business Sparks Start-up Culture

Students and faculty across campus bring new ideas to life thanks to support for entrepreneurship

Education, Health & Wellness

How to Care for Someone with Swallowing Problems

Samantha Shune, an expert on aging, troubleshoots this problem of dementia

Duck Life

It Takes Mettle to Earn Stamps, and These Ducks Prove It

Student achievements have helped UO expand its ability to award the rigorous scholarships

Sports & Fitness

Running Down Questions about Marathons and Fatigue

Podcast: Sports scientist Mike Hahn pursues research that serves elite athletes and the rest of us