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University of Portland selected to host $1 million Opus Prize

Dundon-Berchtold Institute

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The University of Portland has been selected to host the 2018 Opus Prize, a $1 million annual award which recognizes individuals or organizations who address critical social issues within their communities.

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A message from Fr. Mark L. Poorman C.S.C., President, to the University of Portland community about the Presidential Executive Order on Immigration

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On Saturday, January 28, President Donald J. Trump announced significant changes to immigration policies affecting people from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen. These changes have, understandably, raised concerns and created anxiety for many in the University of Portland community.

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University of Portland announces appointments of Rev. Gerard Olinger, C.S.C., and Rev. John Donato, C.S.C., to new vice president positions

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University of Portland President Rev. Mark L. Poorman, C.S.C., has announced the appointments of Rev. Gerard Olinger, C.S.C., as vice president for University relations, and of Rev. John Donato, C.S.C., as vice president for student affairs.

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University of Portland Announces Transformational Gift for Academic Support from Amy Dundon-Berchtold and Jim Berchtold '63

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University of Portland President Rev. Mark L. Poorman, C.S.C., announced a $15 million commitment from Board of Regents member Amy Dundon-Berchtold and Jim Berchtold ’63.

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U.S. News & World Report ranks UP 7th in West; among top ten for 21st consecutive year

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For the 21st consecutive year, University of Portland has received a top-ten ranking by U.S. News & World Report, which today released its “2016 America’s Best Colleges” publication.

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UP named one of America's "Green Colleges" for sixth consecutive year by The Princeton Review

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University of Portland is one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States and Canada, according to The Princeton Review.

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University of Portland's renovation of the Pilot House begins; set to be complete during Fall semester

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The University of Portland has begun renovation of the Pilot House, which historically housed the campus bookstore and a small dining area and lounge.

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University of Portland president Rev. Mark L. Poorman, C.S.C., to give his first annual “State of UP” talk; tickets sold out for Tuesday, March 17 event

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University of Portland president Rev. Mark L. Poorman, C.S.C., will give his first annual “State of the University” address and present the 2015 Alumni Awards on Tuesday, March 17.

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University of Portland ranked 20th nationally among peer schools in number of Peace Corps volunteers

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University of Portland is ranked 20th nationally among its peer institutions in producing Peace Corps volunteers, according to a study released today. The University has regularly placed among the top 20 since 2010.

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UP ranked the top private Oregon university, 65th nationally in Kiplinger's 2014-15 Best Value Private Colleges

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For the fifth consecutive year, University of Portland was the top Oregon school in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance annual ranking of best values in private colleges and universities.

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