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Why non-Catholics attend Catholic Universities
Catholic Sentinel

Elijah Fisher is not Catholic, but he studies in classrooms where crosses hang, socializes in a dorm where the Eucharist is celebrated and crisscrosses a campus where Holy Cross priests and brothers are more common than a pre-exam all-nighter. And he wouldn't have it any other way.

Catholic Colleges often the right fit for Latinos

Catholic Sentinel

Victor Rodriguez Valdovinos scored straight As in his first semester at the University of Portland. In some families, that might elicit a thumbs up. For Victor's family, it's akin to reaching a mountaintop.

University of Portland continues its expansion with $30 million academic center
Portland Business Journal

Just a few months after it opened a brand new residential hall to help accommodate rising demand for on-campus living, the University of Portland is planning a new academic center that will provide much-needed learning space. 

Problem solvers and communicators gravitate to Operations and Technology Management
Portland Tribune

A new half-engineering, half-business degree at the University of Portland is a hit with local advanced manufacturers.

UP announces 2017 commencement honorees
The Catholic Sentinel

The University of Portland has announced honorees to be recognized during 2017 commencement ceremonies, to be held on campus in the Chiles Center Sunday, May 7. Commencement l begins at 10 a.m. and is held for undergraduate and graduate students of the Pamplin School of Business, the Shiley School of Engineering and the School of Nursing. Commencement ll starts at 2 p.m. and is for graduates of the College of Arts & Sciences and the School of Education. 

Islamic community finds home sweet home
The Columbian

Khalid Khan feels endlessly optimistic about his adopted country. 

Garaventa Center is "evangelizing by attraction"
The Catholic Sentinel

Backpacks were pushed under seats and snacks were nibbled upon as students, faculty, community members and a handful of priests gathered to read excerpts of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, ponder the sacrament of marriage — and observe Marge and Homer's banter, blunders and love in "The Simpsons."

Lake Oswego author Brian Doyle honored for nature writing
Portland Tribune

Lake Oswego author Brian Doyle has been selected as the winner of the 2017 John Burroughs Medal for distinguished nature writing for his book "Martin Marten," the University of Portland announced Thursday.

UP announces 2017 commencement honorees
The Catholic Sentinel

The University of Portland has announced honorees to be recognized during 2017 commencement ceremonies, to be held on campus in the Chiles Center Sunday, May 7. Commencement l begins at 10 a.m. and is held for undergraduate and graduate students of the Pamplin School of Business, the Shiley School of Engineering and the School of Nursing. Commencement ll starts at 2 p.m. and is for graduates of the College of Arts & Sciences and the School of Education. 

Portland editor wants magazine to "move and startle and amaze"
National Catholic Reporter

"A Sense of Wonder" is the second anthology compiled by Portland Magazine editor Brian Doyle from contributions to that Catholic quarterly university magazine. 

University of Portland runner Parkes Kendrick will miss the NCAA Cross Country Championships
The Oregonian

An unavoidable conflict with a Rhodes Scholarship interview will force University of Portland distance runner Parkes Kendrick to miss the NCAA Cross Country Championships Saturday in Terre Haute, Indiana.

University of Portland's newest residential hall went up — and filled up — fast
Portland Business Journal

Back in January, there wasn't much at the corner of North Willamette Boulevard and North Portsmouth Avenue on the University of Portland's campus.

Make it new
Portland Tribune

The University of Portland has taken a leaf out of Stanford's book, becoming the first Oregon college to open an Innovation Center. 

Oregon college crack a coveted list
Portland Business Journal

A handful of Oregon higher education institutions have landed spots on a widely coveted list of national rankings.

Classes begin at the University of Portland
The Oregonian

Today was the first day of fall semester at the University of Portland, where 965 students from the Class of 2020 began their college careers.