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

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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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Donald T. Galarneau ’49

University of Portland alumnus and longtime benefactor Donald T. Galarneau ’49 passes away

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University of Portland alumnus and longtime benefactor Donald T. Galarneau ’49 passed away on Saturday, August 20 after a sudden illness. A Portland native, Don generously gave the University $1.5 million during his lifetime, including matching gifts from General Electric (GE), for whom he worked his entire career.  

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University of Portland ranks no. 18 in “Top 21 STEM Colleges of 2016” by Forbes.com

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UP ranks no. 18 in Forbes.com's list of top STEM schools.

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