Last spring, Adrienne Lim had an idea: As the current dean of the University of Oregon Libraries, she wanted to highlight the books written on campus, giving the university a chance to celebrate the faculty who contribute to its pool of knowledge. “The publication of a book is a major achiev…

Plays provide the intimacy of a living, breathing moment but also allow for a degree of emotional distance. As spectators rather than participants, play-goers may pick up on insights that are easily missed when one is overwhelmed with the day-to-day details of their own life.