News - February 2017

Architectural rendering of Dundon-Berchtold Hall

University of Portland unveils future academic building

Dundon-Berchtold Institute

February 28, 2017

At the University of Portland’s annual State of UP luncheon today, University president Rev. Mark L. Poorman C.S.C. unveiled the plans for Dundon-Berchtold Hall, a new academic center with over 63,000 sq. ft. of classrooms, offices, auditorium, career center, and the Dundon-Berchtold Institute.

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Four engineering students complete University Innovation Fellows training

Engineering

February 27, 2017

Shiley School of Engineering students Alec Kauffman, Jean Paul Mugisha, Jeremy Revlock, and Elizabeth Rowe have completed University Innovation Fellows training offered by Stanford University' Hasso Plattner Institute of Design.

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Nursing students in sim lab with mannequin

School of Nursing professors, students research factors that improve moral resilience of students

Nursing

February 23, 2017

Professors Lorretta Krautscheid and Laura Mood, UP students, and researchers from University of Tennessee in Knoxville are studying ways to help student nurses improve resilience and prevent burnout.

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School of Education

University of Portland continues as top school for Fulbright awards among master’s level institutions

Awards and Rankings

February 22, 2017

The University of Portland continues to be one of the top producers of Fulbright awards in the nation among master’s level institutions, according to a study released by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

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2017 Commencement Honorary Degrees Announced

University of Portland announces 2017 Commencement speaker and honorees

Commencement

February 20, 2017

The University of Portland has announced the honorees to be recognized during the 2017 Commencement ceremonies, which will be held on campus in the Chiles Center on Sunday, May 7.

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Gary Malecha

Dr. Gary Malecha, professor of political science, to serve as interim dean of College of Arts & Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

February 20, 2017

University of Portland president Fr. Mark L. Poorman C.S.C. has announced Dr. Gary Malecha, professor of political science, will serve as the interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.

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Brian Doyle

Portland magazine editor Brian Doyle selected as winner of 2017 John Burroughs Medal for Distinguished Nature Writing

Awards and Rankings

February 9, 2017

The John Burroughs Association announced today that Brian Doyle, editor of the University of Portland’s Portland magazine, has been selected as the winner of the 2017 John Burroughs Medal for distinguished nature writing for his book Martin Marten, published by Macmillan Publishers in 2015.

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Shiley School of Engineering students

Shiley School of Engineering becomes first Oregon institution to join Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network

Engineering

February 9, 2017

The University of Portland’s acclaimed Shiley School of Engineering has become the first institution of higher education in Oregon to join the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN), a small group of universities working together to help engineering students graduate with an entrepreneurial mindset.

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Author Anthony Doerr

Pulitzer-winning author Anthony Doerr to speak at University of Portland on February 27

College of Arts and Sciences

Library

English

Residence Life

Garaventa Center

February 3, 2017

Acclaimed author Anthony Doerr will speak at the University of Portland about his award-winning novel, All the Light We Cannot See, at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, February 27 in the Buckley Center Auditorium.

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