Portland The University of Portland Magazine
   
 
Current Issue
Best of/Archive
Support the Magazine
  Current Issue: Summer 2003
Best of/Archive

Winter 2009  

Winter 2009

A photo essay of a recent trip to India by the Schools of Business and Nursing; memories of the late Becky Houck and Rev. Tom Oddo, C.S.C.; and one alumnus' explanation that Islamic thugs do not speak for all Muslims.

   
Fall 2009  

Fall 2009

Profiles of Bell Tower donors Allen and Kathie Lund and engineering graduate Ed Sweo; scholarship donors and recipients; the memories of Auschwitz survivor Alice Lok Cahana; and the brilliance at the core of Catholicism.

   
Summer 2009  

Summer 2009

Notes on life in Kenna Hall; solving a cold case; walking through Australia; and healing and believing.

   
Spring 2009  

Spring 2009

An essay on the idea of America; engineering dean and Afghanistan native Zia Yamayee; notes on the University's 35-acre riverfront expansion; one alum's religious epiphany on The Bluff; and notes about philosophy professor Alejandro Santana

   
Winter 2008  

Winter 2008

Reflections on an unusual confession; a note about Fr. Bill Dorwart’s latest Navy adventure; little-known facts about UP; Pilot cross country alums John Moore and Michael Kilburg; and Rev. Charlie Gordon, C.S.C.

   
Fall 2008  

Fall 2008

A photo essay on nursing around the world, notes on laughter and God's presence, a list of unique gifts the University has received, and introductions to 3 Pilot all-American runners and math professor Stephanie Salomone.

   
Summer 2008  

Summer 2008

Notes on coaching, holy moments, Judge Edward Leavy '50, Native Americans, and professors Becky Houck and Rev. George Bernard, C.S.C.

   
Spring 2008  

Spring 2008

Notes on the state of nursing, profiles of campus icons Dan Reilly and Garrett Smith '91, a feature on airplane builder Dick VanGrunsven '61, and Mary Gordon ponders the 50th anniversary of her First Communion.

   
Winter 2007  

Winter 2007

Notes on Ground Zero; nursing; and the miracle of miracles.

   
Fall 2007  

Fall 2007

Memories of the late nursing dean Terry Misener; God and godlessness on 9/11; the transformation of Pilot soccer players; Arnold Rustin, M.D.; and some pressing questions students don't usually get to ask.

   
Summer 2007  

Summer 2007

Notes about Congregation of Holy Cross founder Basil Moreau; love and community and belonging; the damming of Celilo Falls; generous benefactors Sue and Al Corrado '55; and a photo essay of a day in the life of the University.

   
Spring 2007  

spring 2007

Essays on 9/11 and Pope John Paul II, Lisa Sari reminisces about playing Pilot soccer, and notes about the University's study abroad program in Fremantle, Australia.

   
Winter 2006  

Winter 2006

Editor Brian Doyle's philosophies about religion; notes on regent Carolyn Woo's childhood in China; notes on extraordinary true stories by Eduardo Galeano; memories of master chemist Walter Stott '37; and photo essays of the infamous Villa Man auction and the flair of professors' office doors.

   
Summer 2006  

Fall 2006

Insights by the University's erudite Zahm lecturer, Chet Raymo; notes on the past and future of the Congregation of Holy Cross; the magnificence of Pietro Belluschi's masterpiece; the tenacity of Jamie Hunter '07; and the raucous joy of freshman service day.

   
Summer 2006  

Summer 2006

Notes on the resurgence of torture by Martin Flanagan, a retrospective on the War in Iraq by Capt. Paul Staheli '98, an interview with the energetic Lacy Zenner '39 by Robin Cody, new perspectives on the Mother of God, and the work of Keen Mobility CEO Vail Horton '02.

   
Spring 2006  

Spring 2006

Notes on how a kid from Jersey became the greatest Catholic poet of our time (by Jim Cullen), an examination of what the University really costs, an interview with the quiet engineering wizard Donald Shiley '51, and a tribute to the 2005 NCAA women's soccer champions.

   
Winter 2005  

Winter 2005

Notes on the Chinook people of today, battling poverty, the gift of veterans, and photo essays on die-hard Pilot soccer fans.

   
Fall 2005  

Fall 2005

Featuring notes on committing a sin, the life of a priest, the aftermath of 9/11, the God moniker, and a photo essay of a recent volunteer trip to Nicaragua.

   
Summer 2005  

Summer 2005

A funny and touching expose of Columbia Sportswear's Ma Boyle (a.k.a. Gert Boyle '97 hon.), a conversation with UP athletic director Larry Williams, notes from UP alumni who have served in the Peace Corps, outtakes of a moving lecture given by education guru Jonathan Kozol, and a photo essay of move-in day on The Bluff.

   
Spring 2005  

Spring 2005

Stories about parents and families including one woman’s quest to know her father 50 years after his death (“Eddy”), the significance of Mother Teresa, the effect of the AIDS pandemic on one African girl (“Sizakele”), a photo essay about University of Portland families, and postcards from young alumni fighting in Iraq.

   
Winter 2004  

Winter 2004

Notes on reading the Bible (by Helen Garner), a profile of violin professor Holly Stern, an award-winning essay on learning to kill and learning to value life (by Sallie Tisdale ’83), a profile of the late Fr. Fred Barr, and a photo essay of student volunteers at the Baltazar Ortiz Community Center.

     
Isaac  

Fall 2004

Notes on the journey of Isaac Achuil ’07 from Sudan to The Bluff (by Brian Doyle), the puzzling, enduring nature of anti-Semitism (by Cynthia Ozick), the struggles and rewards of priesthood (by James Martin, S.J.), and the demise of North Portland icon Waddle’s (by Dennie Wendt ’93), as well as photo essays from Orientation 2004 and the Haven Project—a one-act play extravaganza produced by Portland’s “at risk” youth.

     
 

Summer 2004

An issue devoted to the character and characters of the Pacific Northwest, in which the University and its people sing their holy songs. Inside learn more about Paul Bunyan and Captains Clark & Lewis, a brave soldier and a courageous nurse, Tibetan monks, Harry Potter's Catholicity, and University donors and the students supported by their generous gifts

     
 

Spring 2004

Notes from the wall between Israel and Palestine by alumnus Judah Slavkovsky '03, Australia by Terry Monagle, terrific teaching on the Bluff, a peek into the new U.P. President's office, and photos from a creative alumni project in Yamhill County, Oregon.

     
 

Winter 2003

Notes on mothering by Kathleen Dean Moore and Sallie Tisdale ’83, one psychology professor’s work in the natural sciences with Orca and salmon, Joanne Mulcahy on girls and books, and a photo essay of the nuns serving Alaska.

     
 

Fall 2003

Noted author David James Duncan, a retrospective of former University president Rev. David Tyson, C.S.C., notes on building homes for Habitat for Humanity, and a visit to the birthplace of the Congregation of Holy Cross (with photos by Steve Scardina).

     
 

summer 2003

Articles from Ben Birnbaum, Peter Sleeth, and Andre Dubus; images from the Bluff both past and present, and notes from Guatemala in this issue.