News - June 2016

University of Portland alumnus Riley Clark wins Northwest Emmy Award

Alumni

Athletics

June 24, 2016

Riley Clark ’16 won a Northwest Emmy Award for his video, “University of Portland Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Raises Money for St. Baldrick's Foundation.”

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Earle M. Chiles

Businessman and philanthropist Earle M. Chiles, member of the University of Portland Board of Regents, passes away at age 83

Development

Athletics

June 24, 2016

Portland businessman and philanthropist Earle M. Chiles passed away on Thursday, June 23 after a long illness. He was 83. Chiles was a longtime supporter of the University of Portland and had been a member of the University’s Board of Regents since 1975.

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Portland Pilots receive All-American honors at track & field national championship

Athletics

June 16, 2016

Reid Buchanan, Woody Kincaid and Lauren LaRocco win All-American honors at NCAA track & field championships.

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Xan Arch named new dean of University of Portland’s Clark Library

Library

June 10, 2016

Xan Arch joins University of Portland as dean of the Clark Library, replacing Drew Harrington who retired after 10 years at UP.

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Alumnus Mike Merzenich ’64 awarded prestigious neuroscience award by the Norwegian Academy of Science

Alumni

Education

June 10, 2016

University of Portland alumnus Mike Merzenich ’64 has been awarded the 2016 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience by the Norwegian Academy of Science for his work in documenting the fundamental plasticity of the human brain.

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