News - January 2017

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


January 30, 2017

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.


Nursing Lab Refresh

School of Nursing announces changes to Learning Resource Center


January 25, 2017

The School of Nursing’s Learning Resource Center will be undergoing major changes in the upcoming year. Comprised of a 3-phase development plan, nursing students will see upgrades to existing facilities as well as new spaces in the already state-of-the art model hospital and outpatient clinic labs.


Shiley School of Engineering students

University of Portland ranked top university in Oregon in Kiplinger’s “Best College Values: Private Universities” for 2017

Awards and Rankings

January 19, 2017

For the seventh consecutive year, the University of Portland was the top Oregon school in Kiplinger's Personal Finance annual ranking of best values in its private universities category for 2017. The University of Portland was ranked 58th nationwide among all private universities.


Sr. Sue Bruno, O.S.F.

Sr. Sue Bruno, O.S.F. honored as recipient of Spirit of Holy Cross Award on Blessed Basil Moreau Feast Day, January 20

Residence Life

Awards and Rankings

January 19, 2017

All members of the University of Portland community are invited to celebrate the Feast Day of Blessed Basil Moreau, C.S.C., founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross, on Friday, January 20, at 5 p.m., at Mass in the Chapel of Christ the Teacher. Sr. Sue Bruno, O.S.F., Fields Hall Director, will be formally honored as a recipient of the 2016 Spirit of Holy Cross Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Congregation upon its lay collaborators.


University of Portland opens Howard Hall as temporary shelter for fire victims

Public Safety

January 6, 2017

Howard Hall open January 6-13 for people displaced by SW Alder St apartment fire.



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