In the Community
Since its founding in 1992, the UO-based Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC) center, under the direction of Steve Huter, has provided technical assistance to universities, government agencies and other organizations in developing regions of the world where inadequate connectivity poses a barrier to collaborations with U.S.
The days may be short in Oregon during the depth of winter, but a local startup company is lighting the night with brilliantly colored geodesic spheres.
Founded by Wayne Skipper and Yona Appletree of Concentric Sky, Light at Play is the creator of the Radiance Orb, a 200-pound sphere of panels illuminated by LED lights that respond to sound and motion.
A shared language is an important marker of identity for cultural groups. But what happens when the original language goes away?
By Michael Koester
For the Register Guard on September 8, 2014
Not long ago, the presence of a big, rambunctious boy at a family gathering inevitably would lead to comments about what a great football player he was going to be when he grew up.
Now, those conversations are taking a different shape. You’re more likely to hear something life, “So, are you going to let him play football?”