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United Bicycle Institute by Edwin Battistella

Ashland's United Bicycle Institute (UBI) is the largest trainer of certified bicycle mechanics in the United States and the only school in the world that …

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United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842) by James Walker

The United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842), also known as the Wilkes Expedition, was shaped by both commercial and scientific concerns and a desire to expand …

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University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History by Judi Pruitt

Located in Eugene on the University of Oregon (UO) campus, the Museum of Natural and Cultural History traces its origins to 1876, when Thomas Condon …

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University of Portland by Brian Doyle

"Founded on a bluff and run on that principle," as historian Jim Covert writes, the University of Portland was born on the morning of September …

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University of Portland Pilots women's soccer by Paul Senz

The women’s soccer team is the most successful athletic club at the University of Portland (UP), with multiple national championships and other awards. The team …

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University of Western States by Janet Tapper

The University of Western States has been a fixture of the Oregon healthcare community since 1904. The college began at the turn of the twentieth …

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Untide Press by Jeremy Skinner

The Untide Press (1943-1951) was a small poetry press founded at Camp Angel, a Civilian Public Service (CPS) site near Waldport. It was one of …

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Urban Growth Boundary by David Oates

Each urban area in Oregon is required to define an Urban Growth Boundary (UGB). Housing tracts, shopping malls, and other kinds of urban development are …

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Urban Indians in Oregon by Claudia Welala Long, Nez Perce

The Portland Metro area rests on traditional village sites of the Chinook, Clackamas, Cowlitz, Kathlamet, Kalapuya, Molalla, Multnomah, Tualatin, and Wasco, among other peoples, …

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Ursula K. Le Guin (1929 - 2018) by Molly Gloss

Ursula K. Le Guin, one of Oregon’s preeminent writers, was born Ursula Kroeber in 1929 in Berkeley, California, the youngest and only girl in a …

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