Recent Submissions

  • Linking Nature and History 

    Goldberg, Landon; Ribe, Robert; Finney, Kevin (University of Oregon, 2017)
    Albany has a vibrant historic downtown and a beautiful waterfront park. However, the links between the two are not particularly frequent, inviting, or pedestrian- friendly. This proposal analyzes natural site conditions ...
  • Reinterpreting Culture and Nature as Productive Infrastructure East Thornton Lake Natural Area 

    Sund, Nicholas; Abelman, Jacques (University of Oregon, 2017)
    The City of Albany owns a 26-acre property beside Thornton Lake that is slated to become a future park and nature preserve. The site has historically been used for private homesteading and agriculture but has since become ...
  • Historic Preservation Campaign 

    Robertson, Lance (University of Oregon, 2017)
    The City of Albany primarily uses its website to provide information and resources concerning the historic districts for homeowners. However, the homeowners have to seek this information out themselves rather than the City ...
  • Remote Sensing Technologies and Techniques for Parks and Historic Asset Management in Albany, Oregon 

    Major, James; Kohler, Nick; Behrens, Syler (University of Oregon, 2017)
    The City of Albany, Oregon has iden ed three main objec ves to assist city sta to manage, analyze, and visualize historic aerial images for the purposes of parks and recrea on, as well as manage historic assets. The ...
  • Geographic Information Systems Housing Analysis in Albany, Oregon 

    Portwood, Paige; Kohler, Nick (University of Oregon, 2017)
    The University of Oregon’s GIScience 2 students collaborated with the City of Albany, Oregon, to gather, organize, synthesize, and map geospatial information. Albany is interested in better understanding the segregation ...
  • Cartographic Visualization of Parks, Trails, and Recreation Centers in Albany, Oregon 

    Miley, Emily; Meacham, James; Hendricks, Lauren (University of Oregon, 2017)
    In order to aid the City of Albany’s Park and Recreation Department (P&R) in the creation and visualization of their 2017 P&R Master Plan and to help serve the growing population, Albany partnered with the Sustainable City ...
  • Communication Plan for Albany Parks & Recreation Strategic Planning and Cases 

    Rasubala, Rian; Matthews, Kelli (University of Oregon, 2017)
    The City of Albany’s Parks & Recrea on Department (P&R) worked with public rela ons students at the University of Oregon to nd solu ons to increase community engagement and improve trust among Albany residents. The following ...
  • Historic Preservation and Revitalization of Albany 

    Matthews, Kelli (University of Oregon, 2016)
    The City of Albany Historic Preserva on Program partnered with the University of Oregon (UO) School of Journalism and Communica ons’ Public Rela ons Strategic Planning and Cases class to improve historic homeowners’ ...
  • The Adoption History Project 

    Herman, Ellen (University of Oregon, 2003-06)
    Adoption is a significant public and private issue. This site is based on the conviction that history is an indispensable resource for understanding the personal, political, legal, social, scientific, and human dimensions ...
  • Water Reclamation Facility Biosolids Market Analysis 

    Skov, Joshua (University of Oregon, 2016)
    The University of Oregon Master of Business Administra on and Master of Accoun ng students collaborated in Joshua Skov’s graduate-level course in Industrial Ecology (MGMT 641), inves ga ng the possibili es for the marke ...
  • Preparing for a Cultural Inventory in Albany, Oregon 

    Tully, Hillary; Flood, Bill (University of Oregon, 2016)
    The Community Cultural Development class in the Arts and Administra on Department at the University of Oregon was asked to present a plan to the City of Albany, Oregon, that would help the city develop a cultural inventory. ...
  • Eat, Play, Shop: Downtown Albany Re-Imagined 

    So, Kevin Eugene; Moore, Joseph (University of Oregon, 2016)
    This report summarizes the student design proposals for redeveloping three sites in downtown Albany, Oregon. University of Oregon Architecture students were tasked with iden fying op ons to increase ac vity within the ...
  • Albany Water Avenue Corridor Revitalization: Challenges and Opportunities 

    Johnduff, Michael; Margerum, Rich; Parker, Robert; Rosenburg, Stacy (University of Oregon, 2016)
    The City of Albany partnered with the Planning, Public Policy, and Management Department through the Sustainable City Year Program to help the city generate ideas for ac va ng the Water Street corridor and to consider its ...
  • Operating and Capital Funding Proposal 

    Deiters, MaryBeth; Lewis, Rebecca (University of Oregon, 2016)
    There are a total of 36 city parks in Albany and the city aims to build a community where everyone within the city limits lives within two miles of a park. Albany’s Parks and Recrea on (P&R) Department is responsible ...
  • Preference Reversals in Donation 

    Chuanchaiyakul, Tanainan
    Generally, people make decisions based on available information. We tend to think that our decisions are originally from our own deliberation. However, these decisions can be influenced by choices presented to us. A previous ...
  • Dissecting the Cortical Canonical Circuit of Auditory Cortex to Understand Gap Detection 

    Kayal, Donna; Weible, Aldis; Duckler, Ulysses; Narayanan, Arthy
    Speech comprehension requires processing sound information with a high degree of temporal precision. As a standard metric for assessing temporal acuity, gap detection allows us to understand the neural circuitry involved ...
  • Formulations of Intelligence: How implementing diverse perspectives of intelligence into curriculum can provide variety on learning about and from the world 

    Kinney, Kathryn
    When you speak, how do you visualize or think about the words in your head? Do you write them on paper, or perhaps by typing them on a keyboard? You may not visualize your speech at all, but you may have a personal regulation ...
  • Hair Cortisol Measurement and Relationships with Growth Among Amazonian Shuar Children 

    Mequanint, Tigest; Eick, Geeta; Urlacher, Samuel; Sugiyama, Lawrence S.
    Cortisol is a hormone secreted by the adrenal gland in response to stress. It is a widely-used biomarker of chronic stress. Measurement of cortisol from hair allows assessment of cumulative concentrations of cortisol, and ...
  • Sound now, seek and you will find 

    Asahina, Lee (2017-06-22)
    My terminal project consists of paintings composed of flowers, hands, and scribbles along with various other shapes and marks that mine the personal, the cultural, and the historical. I make paintings in the spirit of ...
  • What I know now 

    Wallace, Meril (2017-06-22)
    Here is where I first learned to love. To love the place that I am from. To love the harshness of the landscape and hot afternoon winds that rush between canyon walls. Where did this love come from? From time. Time spent ...

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