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Seven University of Portland students offered prestigious 2017 Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants

Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement

Awards and Rankings

The University of Portland, a leader among its peer institutions in producing Fulbright U.S. Student Program participants, has announced that seven students have been named finalists for the 2017 awards to teach English, do research, or attend graduate school abroad.

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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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UP students win top honors at Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium

Environmental Studies

Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement

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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Taylor Zehren '16 awarded Fulbright to Argentina, brings student Fulbright total to seven for 2016

Awards and Rankings

Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement

Taylor Zehren '16 was awarded UP's first student Fulbright to Argentina. He is the seventh UP student to accept a Fulbright award for 2016-2017.

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Shiley School of Engineering research team completes innovative ecoroof project

Engineering

Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement

Cara Poor, civil engineering professor, and her team of two students recently finished their project “Sustainability of Ecoroofs: An Evaluation of Runoff Water Quality from Ecoroofs in the Portland Area.”

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University of Portland alumni awarded teaching assistantships in France

Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement

Awards and Rankings

International Languages and Cultures

Kealey Johnson '16 and Douglas Blair '15 were awarded French Teaching Assistantships by the French Ministry of Education

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Six University of Portland students and one alumnus awarded prestigious 2016 Fulbright grants to work and study abroad

Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement

Awards and Rankings

Seven Fulbright finalists have been awarded English Teaching Assistantships (ETAs) in Germany, South Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, and Turkey.

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University of Portland is a national top producer of Fulbright students and faculty

English

Awards and Rankings

Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement

Sociology

University of Portland ranks fourth among peer institutions for number of student Fulbrights and ties for second among peers for faculty Fulbrights.

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Two UP students named University Innovation Fellows by the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation

Engineering

Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement

Two University of Portland engineering students have been named University Innovation Fellows by the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation.

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University of Portland students awarded teaching assistantships in France

Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement

Awards and Rankings

University of Portland French studies students Britta Geisler, Rubama Nasir, and Julia Maynard have been granted teaching assistantships in France, according to French instructor Trudie Booth, international languages and cultures.

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Six UP students awarded prestigious Fulbright grants to work and study abroad

Awards and Rankings

Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement

History

Communication Studies

English

University of Portland, a leader among its peer institutions in producing Fulbright scholars for several years, has announced that six students have been awarded prestigious Fulbright grants to work and study abroad.

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Chika Eke, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering, awarded prestigious three-year research fellowship from National Science Foundation to study at MIT

Engineering

Awards and Rankings

Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement

Chika Eke, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering, has been awarded a prestigious graduate research fellowship from the National Science Foundation.

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