News - December 2015

UP partners with other groups to secure $75,000 grant to help youth prepare for high-needs careers in Multnomah and Washington counties


December 16, 2015

University of Portland, working with Impact NW and the Portland Metro STEM Partnership, has secured a $75,000 grant from Work Systems, Inc.


UP business professor Sam Holloway receives Ascendant Scholar Award from the Western Academy of Management


Awards and Rankings

December 15, 2015

Sam Holloway, a professor in the University of Portland’s Pamplin School of Business, has received the Ascendant Scholar Award from the Western Academy of Management.


Recent University of Portland graduates join Jesuit Volunteer Corps

December 7, 2015

Five recent University of Portland graduates have signed on for one-year service positions with Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) and JVC Northwest.


UP biology professor Elinor Sullivan awarded $3.7 million grant from National Institute of Mental Health

Awards and Rankings


December 2, 2015

University of Portland biology professor Elinor Sullivan has been awarded a $3.7 million Research Project Grant (R01) from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).


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

December 1, 2015

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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