News - College of Arts and Sciences

Adele Kennedy '17

Three University of Portland students take top honors at Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in Washington, DC  

College of Arts and Sciences

Performing and Fine Arts

Awards and Rankings

Three students from the Department of Performing & Fine Arts (PFA) at the University of Portland were awarded national fellowships at the 49th Annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, held April 17-22 at the John F. Kennedy Center of the Performing Arts in Washington DC.

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Dr. Laura McLary

Three German Studies students awarded grants to study in Germany

International Languages and Cultures

College of Arts and Sciences

Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement

The German Studies Program and Department of International Languages and Cultures is pleased to announce three awardees of the DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) University Summer Course Grants for intensive German language learning in Germany this summer.

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Seven students win honors at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

College of Arts and Sciences

Performing and Fine Arts

A group of 38 University of Portland students and five faculty spent February 20-24 at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival for a week of competitions, workshops and performances, and seven students received awards and honors.

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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

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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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

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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Campus aerial photo from 2016

University of Portland students win undergraduate awards, study abroad scholarships

Environmental Studies

Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement

Study Abroad

College of Arts and Sciences

Four University of Portland College of Arts and Sciences students have won national and international awards recently.

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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

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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Dr. James Covert

Dr. James Covert, UP professor emeritus in history, passes away

College of Arts and Sciences

History

Alumni

James Thayne Covert, Ph.D., professor emeritus in history at the University of Portland, died at his home on Thursday, October 13, of complications from a stroke. He was 84 years old.

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University of Portland’s Laura A. McLary, a professor of German, named Oregon Professor of the Year by Carnegie Foundation and CASE

Awards and Rankings

International Languages and Cultures

College of Arts and Sciences

Laura McLary, professor of German at the University of Portland, was named Oregon Professor of the Year by the national Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the international Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.

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