News - November 2016

Shiley School of Engineering students awarded local scholarships

Engineering

November 30, 2016

Senior civil engineering majors Antonia Molina and Jacob Whitfield each received a 2016 Douglas P. Daniels/Coral Sales Company Scholarship.

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Shiley School of Engineering professor Mehmet Inan interviewed about Japan earthquake

Engineering

November 22, 2016

Civil engineering professor Mehmet Inan was interviewed by KOIN channel 6 about the earthquake in Fukushima, Japan on Monday, Nov. 21.

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Rhodes Scholar finalist Parkes Kendrick '17

Scholar-athlete Parkes Kendrick '17 selected as finalist for Rhodes Scholarship

College of Arts and Sciences

Mathematics

Awards and Rankings

Athletics

Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement

November 18, 2016

University of Portland senior Parkes Kendrick has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. If successful, Kendrick will become the first University of Portland student to be named a Rhodes Scholar.

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UP students win top honors at Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium

Environmental Studies

Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement

November 14, 2016

Two University of Portland science students brought home the top two awards in the Earth & Environmental Sciences category at the Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium Nov. 4.

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School of Nursing to add new master's programs

Nursing

November 14, 2016

The School of Nursing will add two new master's programs: a master’s of science in innovation in health systems and a master’s of science in quality and safety in health systems. Both master’s programs, which will begin during the Fall 2017 semester, can be completed in five semesters, including one summer session, with online courses and several on-campus immersion sessions.

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ROTC cadets at Veterans Day ceremony

University of Portland hosts Veterans Day 24-hour vigil and commemoration ceremony on Friday, November 11

November 8, 2016

The Praying Hands/Broken Wall Memorial on the University of Portland campus is the site of the 2016 Veterans Day ceremony, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m.

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UP alumna Monica Enand ’05, MBA receives Entrepreneurial Achievement Award

Alumni

Business

November 7, 2016

UP alumna Monica Enand ’05, MBA in finance, received the Entrepreneurial Achievement Award during the Oregon Entrepreneurial Network's 2016 Tom Holce Entrepreneurship Awards on October 26. Enand was one of 20 finalists chosen from 141 nominees.

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Eric Daniel Arakawa '02 receives professional achievement award

Alumni

Engineering

November 7, 2016

Eric Daniel Arakawa '02 has been presented with the 2016 Edmund Friedman Young Engineer Award for Professional Achievement.

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Dan Wieden

University of Portland to host Bauccio Lecture Series speaker Dan Wieden, Wed., Nov. 16 at 7 p.m.

Franz Center

November 4, 2016

The University of Portland and the Franz Center for Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Innovation will welcome Dan Wieden, co-founder & chairman of Wieden+Kennedy, on Wednesday, November 16 at 7 p.m. in the Bauccio Commons on campus.

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Stempel family

Alumnae profile: Mary '78 and Katie '15 Stempel

Nursing

November 1, 2016

For mother/daughter pair, Mary and Katie Stempel, the University of Portland is more than just a university; it’s where they both found their passion for helping others. Not only did Mary ’78 and Katie ’15 both graduate from UP’s School of Nursing, they happen to both work in women’s services and volunteer their time with the organization Faith in Practice.

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