News - July 2017

Shiley School of Engineering

$25,000 Esco Foundation grant advances University of Portland innovation initiatives

Engineering

Development

July 25, 2017

The University of Portland has received a $25,000 grant from the Esco Foundation of Portland for the development of an interdisciplinary makerspace in the Donald P. Shiley School of Engineering.

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Photo of Christine Sinclair '06 holding up her Olympic bronze medal.

Former UP soccer star Christine Sinclair '06 appointed to Order of Canada

Awards and Rankings

Athletics

Alumni

July 25, 2017

Christine Sinclair '06, former UP soccer powerhouse was appointed as an Officer of the Order of Canada, one of Canada's highest honors, second only to membership in the Order of Merit which is a personal gift of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Eiffel Tower

Seven University of Portland graduates awarded international government teaching awards

International Languages and Cultures

July 24, 2017

Seven University of Portland graduates have been awarded International Government Teaching Awards in 2017, according to the University’s international languages and cultures department. All will be serving in English teaching assistantships (ETAs) during the 2017-2018 academic year.

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University of Portland nursing major Kyle Doty receives American Psychiatric Nurses Association Scholarship

Nursing

July 20, 2017

University of Portland nursing major Kyle Doty receives American Psychiatric Nurses Association Scholarship

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Carol DellOliver

Carol Dell'Oliver Hired as Health & Counseling Center Director

Health Center

July 18, 2017

Carol Dell'Oliver Hired as Health & Counseling Center Director effective August 2

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The University of Portland Bell Tower

The University of Portland welcomes prospective students to campus for Oregon Private College Week, July 24-28

Admissions

July 17, 2017

As part of Oregon Private College Week, the University of Portland is joining 11 other private, nonprofit colleges and universities across the state in welcoming hundreds of prospective students and their families to campus July 24-28.

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Sr. Angela Hoffman, O.S.B.

Sr. Angela Hoffman, professor of chemistry, awarded $15,000 from M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust’s Partners in Science program

Chemistry

Development

College of Arts and Sciences

July 14, 2017

Sr. Angela Hoffman, O.S.B., professor of chemistry at the University of Portland, was recently awarded $15,000 from M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust’s Partners in Science program.

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Message to the UP community from Fr. Mark L. Poorman, C.S.C.

President

July 7, 2017

A message from the president on the University's commitment to environmental stewardship.

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