The Magazine of the University of Oregon Winter 2015 Vol. 95 No. 2
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44 DREAMS WITHIN REACH
The PathwayOregon program helps take down the barriers— economic, academic, and social—that can limit low-income students’ access to higher education.
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BY ED DORSCH
SEA CHANGE: RETHINKING EARLY HUMAN MIGRATION TO THE AMERICAS Two agate tools found in Eastern Oregon have reshaped archaeologists’ view of how and when the first settlers came to our state. BY BONNIE HENDERSON
LOVE BRINGS US HOME: CARING FOR DRUG-EXPOSED BABIES
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It takes a special kind of family to raise children who are victims of parental drug abuse, but with the help of extensive research and support, kids are thriving in their placements with local families. BY MELISSA HART ILLUSTRATION BY KATHERINE STREETER
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