The Depression coincided with the Dust Bowl, leaving many farmers destitute. In this image, people trudge through the blowing dust that covers everything but the windmill, visible in the upper right corner.

Six Depression-era murals, hanging in Knight Library since 1937, depict the grandeur of Oregon's landscape, the tenacious spirit of its people, and a dark underside rarely seen in the government-sponsored art of the day.

Compelled to step up her activism by the urgency of climate change, a mother wrestles with a moral dilemma.

Winner of the 14th Annual Oregon Quarterly Northwest Perspectives Essay Contest.

Three musical luminaries first met at the UO

Famed journalist and UO graduate Ann Curry inspires next generation with 2013 Ruhl Lecture.

A $20 million partnership between the UO and the African nation of Gabon all started with a two-sentence class note sent to Oregon Quarterly.

Molecular gastronomy drives the menus at some of the world's finest (and trendiest) restaurants. A UO chef and chemist enlist its principles to illuminate concepts of chemistry.

How spoofing an exotic flower of the Andes may solve an evolutionary puzzle

A UO researcher has just helped refine the process of drug intervention efforts for teens

A folklorist examines the impact of combat on troops through the songs they play