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Pierrot Lunaire Gets High Praise

June 03, 2014

Pollyanna Hancock-Moody and all the artists who performed Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire at Marylhurst on May 30, 2014, "met all the challenges of the score, and then some," according to Oregon Arts Watch.
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Talk on Belluschi House Restoration

May 07, 2014

In conjunction with the Mid-Century Modern Home Tour, Restore Oregon and DoCoMoMo-Oregon are presenting Radical Restoration: Saving the Houses of Pietro Belluschi and Frank Lloyd Wright on May 11, 2014.
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Vanessa Renwick with Eric Edwards

Art Gym's Renwick Gets Noticed

May 06, 2014

In addition to being named the 2014 Bonnie Bronson Fellow, Vanessa Renwick is having what may be her best professional year yet, including the opening of her exhibition at The Art Gym.
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Free Coffee, Tea After Hours

April 12, 2014

Free coffee and tea are now available in the lobby of BP John at the following times: Monday through Friday after 7 p.m.; Saturday after 2 p.m.; and all day on Sunday, effective April 9, 2014.
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The Art Gym Featured on KBOO

April 01, 2014

The Art Gym's current artist, Heather Watkins, was interviewed on KBOO radio's Art Focus in March 2014. The exhibition runs through Wednesday, April 2.
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Blake Shell Interviewed on Art Focus

February 05, 2014

Blake Shell, director and curator of The Art Gym and Belluschi Pavilion, talked about her perspective on contemporary art in the Northwest on KBOO's Art Focus in January 2014.
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Jeremy Taylor Named Environmental Educator

January 28, 2014

Shortly after graduating in December 2013 with an MBA in Sustainable Business, Jeremy Taylor started a new job as environmental educator with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, serving as the statewide coordinator of Project WILD.
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Sharon Evers Provides 'Colorful Therapy'

January 23, 2014

Art therapy alum Sharon Evers and her organization, Face in the Mirror Counseling, coordinated an art therapy project at an assisted living care facility - resulting in a mural that now graces the residents' dining area.
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Music Therapy Faculty, Alum Lead Workshop

January 22, 2014

Dr. Laura Beer, music therapy program director, and Eric Hickey, alum, held a workshop on clinical improvisation and drumming techniques for members of the Oregon Association for Music Therapy in January 2014.
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Photo: Laura Bly, USA Today

Reiko Igarashi Designs for Upscale B&B

January 02, 2014

Reiko Igarashi, interior design faculty, created custom wood hangers as part of the contemporary wood detailing in a luxury bed and breakfast on Fogo Island, featured in Canadian Architect and USA Today.
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Andee Hess Recognized in Best of 2013

December 27, 2013

Andee Hess, interior design alum and principal owner of Osmose Design, was named one of the Best of 2013 by Interior Design Magazine for her firm's design of Salt & Straw, Portland's "farm-to-cone" ice cream shop.
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Adele Hughes Published in Journal

December 19, 2013

MAIS student Adele Hughes co-authored an article on the effectiveness of popular education in health care in the Journal of Mixed Methods Research in November 2013.
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Alumni Featured in County News

December 13, 2013

Gary Slac and Diane Barnes, graduates of Marylhurst's conflict resolution and mediation program, were featured in an article about Clackamas County proclaiming November as Mediation Month.
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John Urang Published in Journal

December 06, 2013

Culture & media faculty John Urang published an article titled Solitary Confinement: Reproduction and the Law in Kluge's Abschied von gestern in the fall 2013 issue of New German Critique.
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Simeon Dreyfuss Presents at International Conference

November 29, 2013

Simeon Dreyfuss, interdisciplinary studies department chair, presented at the Association of Interdisciplinary Studies international conference in Ohio in November 2013.Simeon Dreyfuss, interdisciplinary studies department chair, presented at the Association of Interdisciplinary Studies international conference in Ohio in November 2013.
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Jay Ponteri Interviewed on OPB

November 13, 2013

English faculty Jay Ponteri continues to gain attention for his memoir, Wedlocked, through features on Oregon Public Broadcasting, Oregon Arts Watch and the Memoir Project Blog.
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Terri Hopkins' Vision Comes True

November 06, 2013

Terri Hopkins' thirty-three-year career as director of The Art Gym ends on a high note - a $1.25 million challenge grant from the Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Foundation.
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Simon Tam Makes Headlines Internationally

October 23, 2013

MBA student Simon Tam's dispute with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office over an application to trademark the name of his band, The Slants, is receiving attention from major networks including BBC World News, NPR and Time.
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Laura Beer Reviews Book

October 22, 2013

Dr. Laura Beer, music therapy program director, reviewed a book about performative social sciences in The Qualitative Report in September 2013.
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Kyle Dittmer Published in Climatic Change

October 10, 2013

Science faculty Kyle Dittmer was published in a special issue of the science journal, Climatic Change, devoted to climate change and its impacts on indigenous communities in the United States, in September 2013.
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Belluschi Pavilion

Belluschi Pavilion Opens to Public

October 05, 2013

After more than a year of painstaking reconstruction, the small but historically significant home designed by noted Portland architect Pietro Belluschi and donated to Marylhurst University opened September 28, 2013.
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Faculty Present at MLA Conference

September 27, 2013

Culture & media studies chair David Denny and English faculty John Caruso will present papers at the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association conference in October 2013.
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Art Therapy Faculty Published in Journal

September 23, 2013

Adam Graves, Leslie Jones and Frances Kaplan published a study about an assessment tool, Draw-a-Person-in-the-Rain, in the fall 2013 issue of Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association.
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Dr. Garry Jost (far right)

Garry Jost Digitizes Ethiopian Manuscripts

September 09, 2013

Dr. Garry Jost, religious studies faculty, joined colleagues from Portland and Texas to digitize Ethiopian manuscripts of the Old Testament while attending the Ethiopian Manuscript Microfilm Library conference in July 2013.
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Jerry Hudson Named Interim President

August 27, 2013

Judith Johansen, who has served as president at Marylhurst University since July 2008, is stepping down, and Jerry Hudson, previously president of Willamette University, has been named interim president.
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Kirk Caudle Hosts Podcasts from BYU

August 08, 2013

MAIS alum Kirk Caudle interviews biblical and scriptural studies scholars on The Mormon Book Review, one of the Maxwell Institute podcasts broadcast from Brigham Young University.
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Lori Anne Rising on Amazon Best Seller List

July 26, 2013

MAIS alum Lori Anne Rising contributed a chapter to Finding Fulfillment in the Spiritual Age, landing on Amazon's best seller list for spiritual self-help books days after the book's publication in June 2013.
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Marylhurst Faculty, Students Advocate for Seniors

July 23, 2013

Dr. Jim Davis and two Marylhurst students were among a team of advocates whose work led to the creation of a budget note in the Oregon Department of Human Services and the Oregon Health Authority budgets, which could result in significant support for seniors experiencing mental health and addiction problems.
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Ethan Benatan Speaks on IT and MOOCs

July 10, 2013

Dr. Ethan Benatan, CIO, will be a featured panelist at Beyond MOOCs, a seminar addressing the transformative elements of massive open online courses and the role information technology is playing in this rapidly evolving landscape on August 1, 2013.
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Paul Sutinen Exhibition in Manhattan

July 09, 2013

Paintings by Paul Sutinen, director of art programs, will be included in Rauschenberg Residency: Fruits of Captiva, a group exhibition at the Rauschenberg Project Space in July and August 2013.
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Science Lab Wednesdays

April 23, 2013

The Department of Science and Mathematics introduces Science Lab Wednesdays, a fun way for everyone to learn more about the world around them.
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Bottled Water: A Conversation

April 05, 2013

Marylhurst's Sustainability Advisory Council will host a lunch hour discussion about the environmental issues around bottled water on April 10, 2013.
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Jay Ponteri Publishes Memoir

March 25, 2013

Jay Ponteri, creative writing program director, will give a reading from his celebrated new memoir, Wedlocked, on March 29, 2013 at Powell's City of Books.
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Jennifer Sasser Facilitates AGHE Workshop

March 22, 2013

Dr. Jennifer Sasser, chair of the human sciences department, facilitated a workshop on teaching critical thinking in gerontology at the 2013 Association for Gerontology in Higher Education conference.
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Michelle Walsh Shares Elder Wisdom

March 21, 2013

English alum Michelle Walsh and her twin Michael Heisler share wisdom gained through life's school of hard knocks through Elder Wisdom Circle, a site that connects teens and young adults with "cyber-grandparents" for advice.
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KBOO Broadcasts Marylhurst Performances

March 18, 2013

The March 18 performance of A Soldier's Tale will be broadcast live on KBOO's A Different Nature. On March 25, the program will broadcast a recording of a new composition by John Paul, music department chair.
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TJ DiCaprio Receives National Award

March 15, 2013

MBA student TJ DiCaprio received the 2013 Individual Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Center for Corporate Climate Leadership in Washington, D.C.
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Garry Jost Transcribes Ancient Bible Text

March 11, 2013

Dr. Garry Jost, religious studies faculty, contributed to the Textual History of the Ethiopic Old Testament Project, a collaborative transcription of the Old Testament written in ancient Ethiopic language.
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Nancy Hiss Featured on CNN

February 27, 2013

CNN iReport featured The Iraq Names Project by Nancy Hiss, interior design program director, as part of Assignment: The war through your eyes: Iraq 10 years on.
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President Johansen Speaks at Forum

February 18, 2013

Marylhurst President Judi Johansen will be one of four panelists at the Portland Business Alliance's forum, A Conversation with the Region's Private University Leaders, on February 20.
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David McNamee Leads Conference Workshop

February 01, 2013

David McNamee, interim chair of graduate and undergraduate business departments, will conduct a workshop entitled Leading Differently: The Servant Leader in a Military Environment at the GreenLeaf Center's annual conference in June 2013.
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Marylhurst Faculty Leaders Author Student Bill of Rights

January 23, 2013

Dr. Jesse Stommel and Sean Michael Morris, faculty in the English & Digital Humanities program, are among a select group of academic leaders initiating an open discussion around online education through a co-authored "bill of rights" for digital learning.
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Work by Kate Simmons

Kate Simmons Exhibition at CCC

January 23, 2013

Art alum Kate Simmons' exhibition, Homespun, featuring works influenced by country life, domesticity and craft is on display in Clackamas Community College's Alexander Gallery through February 15, 2013.
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Unearthing Deeper Food Issues

December 27, 2012

The phrase at the center of Marylhurst's program -- "food systems" -- refers to the study of food from the ground to the green bin, and everything in between, according to The Oregonian.
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Right Person, Place and Time

December 21, 2012

Dr. Patricia Allen is the right person at the right place at the right time to direct the new Department of Food Systems & Society at Marylhurst University, according to the Portland Tribune.
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Work by Laura Hughes

Laura Hughes in Disjecta Exhibition

November 28, 2012

Art faculty Laura Hughes is one of four artists invited to create a site-specific installation for Disjecta's current exhibition, The Lathe of Heaven, open now through December 30, 2012.
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Jennifer Sasser Facilitates Webinars

November 21, 2012

Dr. Jennifer Sasser, human sciences department chair, will co-facilitate two webinars: The Future of Medicare and The New Aging Marketplace, on November 29 and December 13, 2012.
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Barry Bennett

Guest column: Barry Bennett

November 19, 2012

Barry Bennett, MBA faculty member, penned a guest column titled, The Disconnect Between What We Say about Education and What We Do, published in the October 30, 2012 edition of The Oregonian.
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Ethan Benatan Named NITLE Fellow

November 06, 2012

Dr. Ethan Benatan, vice president for information technology and CIO, was named a National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education Fellow in October 2012.
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CATA Conference at Marylhurst

October 30, 2012

The Creative Arts Therapies Association will hold their annual conference, featuring keynote speaker Lillian Pitt, at Marylhurst University on November 4, 2012.
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David Denny

David Denny Published in Journal

October 24, 2012

An essay by Dr. David Denny, chair of the culture and media department, titled Food, Sex and Sustainability: A Plea for the Ethical was published in the autumn 2012 issue of Elohi Gadugi Journal.
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Susan Carter

Susan Carter on Blog Talk Radio

October 09, 2012

MA in Interdisciplinary Studies interim chair Dr. Susan Carter joined Dr. Riane Eisler for a discussion on Blog Talk Radio, hosted by Marylhurst student Cathy Bennett, in October 2012.
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Sculpture in the Form of a Building in the Distance (detail)

Paul Sutinen Featured in Nine@25

September 21, 2012

Paul Sutinen, director of art programs and department co-chair, is among the artists exhibiting work at Nine Gallery's 25th anniversary exhibition in September.
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Marylhurst volunteers at Sunshine Division

ORCC Recognizes Marylhurst's Service Program

September 19, 2012

Oregon Campus Compact, dedicated to activating higher education toward student participation in civic life, recognized Marylhurst's service program and this year's AmeriCorps volunteer, Pam Leibrant, among their 2012 accomplishments.
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Jesse Stommel

Jesse Stommel Leads MOOC about MOOCs

August 10, 2012

Dr. Jesse Stommel, head of Marylhurst's new BA in English & Digital Humanities program, is holding a MOOC about MOOCs - Massive Online Open Courses - and it's drawing a lot of attention in the press.
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Aliza Keddem

Celebrating the Life of Aliza Keddem

August 08, 2012

Long-time faculty member Aliza Mizrachi Keddem passed away in her home on July 19, 2012. She taught courses in critical postmodern theory, gender, family and inequality; she reveled in engaging her students in discussion. A celebration of her life will be held at Marylhurst University on Saturday, August 11, at 1 pm.
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David McNamee

David McNamee Joins LO Chamber Board

July 26, 2012

The Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce welcomes David McNamee, interim chair of Marylhurst's graduate and undergraduate business departments, to their board of directors effective October 1, 2012.
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Susan Marcus

Susan Marcus to Serve on GFU Advisory Board

July 24, 2012

Susan Marcus, faculty and program lead for the Accelerated Online MBA program within the School of Business, has been asked to serve on the Doctor of Business Administration advisory board at George Fox University.
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Fr. Rick Ganz

Fr. Ganz Leads Retreat in Seattle

July 06, 2012

Fr. Rick Ganz, SJ, vice president for community relations and faculty member, will lead a retreat for women religious of the Archdiocese of Seattle July 16 through 22, 2012.
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Iraq Names Project

Nancy Hiss Completes the Iraq Names Project

June 09, 2012

Since Memorial Day 2007 Nancy Hiss has been chalking the names of international coalition soldiers who died in Iraq on the sidewalks of Portland, Oregon. The final name was chalked on May 26, 2012 on Burnside Bridge.
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Spring Into Service Month

April 05, 2012

Pam Leibrant led Marylhurst's third annual Spring into Service month in April, organizing service oriented activities for participants on campus and in the surrounding community.
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Susan Carter

Susan Carter on Blog Talk Radio

March 14, 2012

MAIS interim chair Susan Carter joined Dr. Riane Eisler for a discussion on domination v. partnership on Blog Talk Radio, hosted by Marylhurst student Cathy Bennett.
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Hotel Skyler

Tom Fernandez's Sustainable Vision Realized

February 14, 2012

Sustainable MBA alum Tom Fernandez realized his capstone project when his development firm received LEED platinum certification for the Hotel Skyler -- the third hotel in the United States to receive this stellar ranking.
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Mary J. Mayer Receives Gubernatorial Appointment

December 27, 2011

Governor John Kitzhaber has appointed retired United States Air Force Colonel Mary J. Mayer--a 1969 alumna of Marylhurst University--to serve on the Advisory Committee to the Director of the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs (ODVA).
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Faculty Pursue Innovative Projects

September 26, 2011

Marylhurst faculty Perrin Kerns, Paula Rebsom, Meg Roland, Jennifer Sasser and Annette Shore received grants to support innovative work in digital storytelling, sculpture, human development and aging, and art therapy.
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