Winter 2023

Wilkes photograph of spiraling staircase with dynamic lighting and suspended sculptures

Reflections and Inspiration

Volume 102 Number 2


Politics & SocietyDuck 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

Halprin's Maze: sculpture-like work that includes ducts for heating and cooling
Art, Design & Literature

Eye for Architecture

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

Mat Johnson illustration
Art, Design & Literature

Mat Johnson Gains Visibility with Invisible Things

With his latest novel, the UO faculty member is getting critical notice while inspiring his creative writing students

Environment & Sustainability

Digital Collage Inspires Architecture Ideas

Associate professor specializes in architectural visualization and the role of digital collage in the student design process


Letters: Wildfire inaccuracies and OIMB kudos

Criticism of “inaccurate” feature on wildfire filmmaker and praise for the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology

Media & CommunicationsViewpoints

Four ways to avoid polluting the social media ecosystem

Students in Whitney Phillips’s J-397 Media Ethics class explore ethical problems in media such as privacy and violence