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University of Portland’s Pamplin School of Business named a Best Business School 2018 by the Princeton Review

Business

Awards and Rankings

The Pamplin School of Business’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at the University of Portland has been named to the Princeton Review’s list of Best Business Schools 2018.

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Veterans Day 24-Hour Vigil

Air Force and Army ROTC conduct 24-hour vigil and commemoration ceremony on Veterans Day, November 11

Awards and Rankings

The University of Portland Air Force and Army ROTC will conduct a 24-hour vigil in honor of Veterans Day, concluding with a commemoration ceremony on Saturday, November 11, at 11 a.m., at the Praying Hands/Broken Wall Memorial on the campus's East Quad.

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Emma Martinez '18

Emma Martinez ’18 receives national award for work in immigration and social justice

Awards and Rankings

Social Work

The Association for Community Organization and Social Administration (ACOSA) recently recognized University of Portland student Emma Martinez ’18 with the prestigious 2017 Outstanding Student Award, given to students majoring in social work who are making a difference in their community.

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US News Top Engineering Program

University of Portland’s Shiley School of Engineering ranked 29th in nation by U.S. News & World Report

Engineering

Awards and Rankings

Shiley School of Engineering was ranked 29th nationally in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Undergraduate Engineering rankings.

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University of Portland

University of Portland ranked 6th in the West by 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings

Awards and Rankings

For the 23rd consecutive year, the University of Portland has received a top-ten ranking by U.S. News & World Report, which today released its 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings.

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STEM education transformation

University of Portland receives $300,000 National Science Foundation grant to foster systematic instructional change in STEM education

Awards and Rankings

Chemistry

Physics

Biology

Mathematics

Engineering

The University of Portland has received a $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to improve teaching environments for undergraduate students in STEM classes by increasing student-centered, evidence-based learning methodologies.

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Service Plunge at Caesar Chavez Elementary School

Princeton Review ranks University of Portland 5th in nation among schools that make an impact

Awards and Rankings

Moreau Center

Campus Ministry

Student Activities

The Princeton Review has ranked the University of Portland fifth in the nation among colleges and universities whose students are making a positive impact in their communities through volunteer service, on-campus engagement, and other meaningful contributions.

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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

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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Joane Moceri, dean of UP's School of Nursing, presented with Outstanding Alumna Award from UW Tacoma

Nursing

Awards and Rankings

University of Portland School of Nursing dean Joane Moceri was named the 2017 Outstanding Alumna of the University of Washington Tacoma's Nursing & Healthcare Leadership Program in June.

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University of Portland ranked top Oregon university in Forbes's "Best Value Colleges 2017”

Awards and Rankings

The University of Portland has been ranked the top Oregon school for best return on investment among 300 private and public institutions in Forbes Magazine's second annual ranking of America's Best Value Colleges for 2017.

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Adele Kennedy '17

Three University of Portland students take top honors at Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in Washington, DC  

College of Arts and Sciences

Performing and Fine Arts

Awards and Rankings

Three students from the Department of Performing & Fine Arts (PFA) at the University of Portland were awarded national fellowships at the 49th Annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, held April 17-22 at the John F. Kennedy Center of the Performing Arts in Washington DC.

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2017 Fulbright Finalists

Seven University of Portland students offered prestigious 2017 Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants

Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement

Awards and Rankings

The University of Portland, a leader among its peer institutions in producing Fulbright U.S. Student Program participants, has announced that seven students have been named finalists for the 2017 awards to teach English, do research, or attend graduate school abroad.

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UP Regent Pat Johnson '86 honored among "2017 Women of Influence"

Awards and Rankings

Business

Communication Studies

Alumni

Patricia (Pat) K. Johnson, a member of the University of Portland’s Board of Regents, will be honored this April by the Portland Business Journal at the 14th Annual Women of Influence 2017 Awards.

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University of Portland’s Pamplin School of Business ranked top part-time MBA program in Oregon by U.S. News & World Report

Awards and Rankings

Business

The University of Portland’s Pamplin School of Business Master of Business Administration (MBA) program has been ranked 84th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, which today released its 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Grad School rankings. The Pamplin School of Business is ranked highest out of Oregon institutions that offer part-time MBA programs.

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