The University of Portland Magazine
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Spring 2009
Cover: The Extraordinary Ordinary

An Argentine tree frog, by James BAlog. For more of his stunning work, see www.jamesbalog.com


An essay on the idea of America; engineering dean and Afghanistan native Zia Yamayee; notes on the University's 35-acre riverfront expansion; one alum's religious epiphany on The Bluff; and notes about philosophy professor Alejandro Santana.


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