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Zeina Salame– A Duck Who’s Making a Difference

Zeina Salame was given special recognition in the 100 Ducks Who Made A Difference article in the Oregon Quarterly.

Theatre Arts Alumni Edwin Coleman Jr, Skye Fitzgerald, and Heidi Schreck were also included.

100 Ducks Who Made a Difference features alumni, students, faculty, staff, administrators, and friends of the university, from 1919 to present, who, through grit, talent, compassion, or creativity have made our world better.

 

Edwin Coleman Jr.
PHD ’71 THEATRE ARTS, D. 2017
Cherishing his doctorate, this faculty member, civil rights activist, and jazz musician was a mentor for students of color.

Skye Fitzgerald
MFA ’97 THEATRE ARTS
His short documentary, Lifeboat, earned a 2019 Oscar nomination and he continues to raise awareness of complex issues of human rights and social justice.

Heidi Schreck
BA ’09 ENGLISH
What the Constitution Means to Me, her partially autobiographical Broadway play, was a 2019 Pulitzer Prize finalist, won an Obie Award for best new American play, and earned Tony award nominations this year for best play and best actress.

 

Congratulations to all!