Politics & Society Articles

Spring 2023

Lifting “Chicas” into College

Her experience and ideas make alumna Itzel Chávez Gómez the bridge to higher ed for Latinas in Oregon

Winter 2023 Duck Life

UO Students Experience Black History and Culture in DC

Fourteen visit Washington, DC as part of a trip sponsored by the UO Lyllye Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center

Autumn 2022

Helping Students See the Strength of Their Culture

Leilani Sabzalian co-leads the University of Oregon Sapsik'wałá Education Program for Indigenous students

Summer 2022

Jason Younker, Now Coquille Indian Tribe Chief

The UO alumnus looks to preserve and restore Coquille culture for future generations

Autumn 2021

Class Draws Stories From Invisible Landscapes

Clark Honors College class investigates a Black settlement displaced by Eugene’s Alton Baker Park

Summer 2021

Amber Starks and Technologies of Resistance

Pairing up with the Common Reading program, an alumna helps the UO explore Indigenous and Black concerns

Summer 2021

At Bat for Racial and Class Equity

A baseball injury redirected Raoul Liévanos into an academic career studying equity and the environment

Spring 2021

Empowering the Incarcerated through Education

UO Prison Education Program provides new opportunities for personal growth among students and incarcerated Oregonians

Spring 2021

Human Rights Motivates Grad

Namratha Somayajula’s lifelong interest in human rights leads to a career in advocacy