October 2011

Next: microchips restore eyesight

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Articles - October 2011
Thursday, September 22, 2011
1011_NextRichard Taylor, a University of Oregon professor of physics, art and psychology, is putting his combined talents to work on a microchip to help people who have lost their sight see again.
 

Powerlist: Oregon foundations

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Articles - October 2011
Thursday, September 22, 2011

This month's Powerlist ranks Oregon foundations by total assets.

 

2011 List: 100 Best Nonprofits To Work For in Oregon

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Articles - October 2011
Thursday, September 22, 2011
1011_Nonprofit_01Our third annual 100 Best Nonprofits to Work For in Oregon project celebrates great workplaces in the nonprofit sector. Nearly 5,500 employees from 170 nonprofits statewide participated in this year’s survey.
 

Oregon's number 1 nonprofits

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Articles - October 2011
Thursday, September 22, 2011
1011_Nonprofit_02Profiles of the number one large, medium and small nonprofits.
 

Vernonia stakes future on new school

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Articles - October 2011
Thursday, September 22, 2011
1011_Vernonia_01Flood-ravaged Vernonia stakes its future on a new green school and the hope of what it can ignite.
 

How open source got its groove back

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Articles - October 2011
Thursday, September 22, 2011
1011_OpenSource_01Portland lost some allure during the recession, but developers once again are smitten by its culture, community and cost of living.
 

The state we're in: lumber production

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Articles - October 2011
Thursday, September 22, 2011
Western softwood mills sawed 11.1 billion board feet of lumber in 2010, 27.9% more than 2009. July year-to-date they have produced 6.5% more lumber than last year.
 
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