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Sunny Liston Published in Critical Thinking Journal

May 25, 2016

Dr. Sunny Liston, business faculty, is the lead author of Smart and Micro-Grid Applications for Commercial Buildings: Economic and Environmental Considerations, an article to be published in the June 2016 issue of Franklin Publishing Company's Feature Edition Journal: Critical Thinking Series.

Sylvia Kelley and Melody Rose

PCC Agreement Makes Transfers Easy

May 19, 2016

Marylhurst and Portland Community College entered into an official agreement in May 2016, aiming to remove barriers for PCC students to complete a four-year degree at Marylhurst.

Megan Judkins' Research Saves Eagles

April 28, 2016

Marylhurst alum Megan Judkins is working on her Ph.D. dissertation at Oklahoma State University, establishing a database of genetic information on eagles for conservation purposes.

Bon Appetit Receives Sustainability Award

April 14, 2016

The company behind Marylhurst's Savor Café, Bon Appetit Management Company, received Acterra's highest award granted for extraordinary environmental leadership, the 2016 Acterra Award for Sustainability.

Greg Crosby Presents Workshop in NYC

April 06, 2016

Greg Crosby, art therapy counseling and human sciences faculty, taught a one-day course at the American Group Psychotherapy Association's national conference in New York City in February 2016.

Garry Jost Presents at National Conference

February 02, 2016

Dr. Garry Jost, religious studies faculty, presided over a session and gave two presentations at the Annual Meetings of the Society of Biblical Literature and the American Academy of Religion in November 2015 in Atlanta.

Natalie Serber Publishes Memoir

December 16, 2015

In her 2015 novella-length memoir, Community Chest, English faculty Natalie Serber describes her diagnosis of and subsequent treatment for breast cancer--from surgery, through chemotherapy, to remission.

Jan Carpenter Gives Keynote at Symposium

December 09, 2015

Dr. Jan Carpenter, chair of the Department of Education, was one of the keynote speakers at the Teacher Education Symposium preceding the Association for Middle Level Education conference in Columbus, Ohio in October 2015.

Blake Shell Joins RACC Award Panel

November 03, 2015

Blake Shell, The Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Director & Curator of The Art Gym & Belluschi Pavilion, was invited to be a panelist for selecting the 2015 Individual Fellowship Award for The Regional Arts & Culture Council.

Greg Crosby Leads CBT Workshop

October 27, 2015

Greg Crosby, human sciences and art therapy counseling faculty, led a workshop on Integrative Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Interpersonal Neurobiology for the Bend Clinicians' Network in September 2015.

Magdalena Pauna Exhibits at the Louvre

October 09, 2015

Magdalena Pauna, interior design alum, was selected to exhibit an image in The Interiors Collection, part the annual Exposure Award hosted by SeeMe, at the Louvre in Paris in July 2015.

The Art Gym Celebrates 35 Years

October 02, 2015

This fall marks the 35th year of Marylhurst University's The Art Gym as a venue exhibiting some of the most significant and timely art of the region, reports the Lake Oswego Review.

Sisters of the Holy Names Address Issues of Justice

September 29, 2015

In a July 2015 keynote address to a national gathering of Sisters of the Holy Names, Sister Simone Campbell, known for her work as an attorney and organizer of the Nuns on the Bus, spoke on "the intersection of concern for the environment and our economic crisis."

Jessica Zisa Published in International Journal

September 24, 2015

Jessica Zisa, English literature and writing alum, authored a scholarly article published online in the University College of London's Society for Comparative Cultural Inquiry's peer-reviewed journal, Tropos, in June 2015.

Lori Anne Rising's Second Book Tops Amazon

September 01, 2015

Leverage: Authorship for the New Millennium, a book by M.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies alum Lori Anne Rising, jumped to the number one rank in two categories on Amazon Digital Services in June 2015.

2015 Faculty Innovation Awards

August 25, 2015

Marylhurst faculty Kathryn Hubbell, Simeon Dreyfuss, Patricia Allen and Sean Gillon received grants from Marylhurst's Fund for Faculty Innovation and Excellence.

Sean Gillon Published in Ecology & Society

July 30, 2015

Dr. Sean Gillon, food systems & society faculty, co-authored an article titled Plausible Futures of a Social-Ecological System: Yahara Watershed, Wisconsin, USA in the peer-reviewed, international journal Ecology & Society in May 2015.

Ty Draszt Receives Governor's Award

July 16, 2015

Ty Draszt, food systems & society student, received the 2015 Governor's Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service for his contributions to food security in the State of Washington.

Celebrate the Life of Duane Gehlsen

July 09, 2015

On July 19, 2015, the Marylhurst community will gather to celebrate the life of Dr. Duane Gehlsen who taught anthropology in the Department of Human Sciences until his recent, unexpected passing.

Kirk Mouser Featured in Perspectives

July 07, 2015

Kirk Mouser, MBA alum and Marylhurst trustee, was featured in Perspectives, a souvenir edition of the Lake Oswego Review, West Linn Tidings and Wilsonville Spokesman, highlighting Mouser's musical theater company, Stumptown Stages.

Kristy Athens to Present at National Conference

May 12, 2015

Kristy Athens, food systems & society student, will present her thesis at the joint annual meeting and conference of the Agriculture, Food and Human Values Society and Association for the Study of Food and Society in June 2015.

Rose Mary Bocek (1924-2015)

April 10, 2015

The life of Rose Mary Bocek '46, known for her tireless volunteer service both to Marylhurst University and the larger community, will be celebrated on April 11, 2015.

Duke Ellington Concert on TVCTV

April 02, 2015

The Duke Ellington: Sacred Music concert, featuring Marylhurst's ensembles, was recorded for Tualatin Valley Community Television and is being broadcast through the month of April 2015.

Community Art Classes at Marylhurst

April 01, 2015

Through the Portland Community College Continuing Education Program, community members may now study art on the Marylhurst campus, starting with drawing and ceramics classes beginning April 2015.

Friendship Tea Supports Scholarships

March 31, 2015

The Lake Oswego branch of the American Association for University Women holds their annual Friendship Tea, a fundraiser for Marylhurst University scholarships, on April 11, 2015.

Susan Carter Gives Keynote at Regional Conference

March 24, 2015

Dr. Susan Carter, current president of the Pacific Northwest region's American Academy of Religion / Society of Biblical Literature, will give the presidential address at the 2015 regional meeting and conference at Marylhurst University in March 2015.

Mary's Woods Ranked #2 in Nation

March 19, 2015

Mary's Woods at Marylhurst was ranked #2 in the nation among university-based retirement communities in 2014, in part due to the tuition discount residents receive at Marylhurst University.

Kristy Athens Talks on Food Choices

March 17, 2015

Kristy Athens, food systems & society student, will tour the state as part of the Oregon Humanities Conversation Project speaking on the impact of food choices in spring 2015.

Greg Crosby Trains Group Therapists

March 13, 2015

Greg Crosby, art therapy and human sciences faculty, taught a one-day course at the American Group Psychotherapy Association's national conference in San Francisco in February 2015.

Music Therapy Advocates for State Registry

March 11, 2015

Music therapy faculty, backed by a throng of supporters in the gallery, appeared before the Health Care Committee to support HB 2796 to create an Oregon state registry for music therapists in February 2015.

Rev. Roger Weeks, D.Min.

February 27, 2015

Rev. Roger Weeks, a retired faculty member of the graduate religious studies program, has passed onto his eternal journey with God.

Nancy Wilkins Curates PDX Carpet

February 12, 2015

In an art installation one would only see in Portland, Marylhurst alum Nancy Wilkins curates scraps of the beloved carpet at Portland International Airport with Instagram images, on exhibit through 2015.

Jo Anne Long Presents at National Conference

February 05, 2015

Jo Anne Long, human sciences faculty, will introduce the gerontology concentration in Marylhurst's MBA in Health Care Management at the annual meeting of the Association of Gerontology in Higher Education in February 2015.

Susan Carter Published in Journal

February 03, 2015

Dr. Susan Carter, MA in Interdisciplinary Studies department chair, published an article titled Partnership Studies in Transformative Education in the November 2014 issue of the Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies.

Jay Beeks on Product Life Cycle

January 01, 2015

Jay Beeks, sustainable business faculty, joined colleagues from Cornell University and St. Louis University for a Sustainable Minds webinar in November 2014.

Elsbeth Knott Presents at AATA Conference

December 18, 2014

Art therapy counseling alum Elsbeth Knott will present Art Therapy for a Traumatized Adolescent with Autism Spectrum Disorder at the American Art Therapy Association's national conference in July 2015.

Sister Veronica Baxter Remembered

November 26, 2014

We give thanks for Sister Veronica Ann Baxter (1928-2014), remembered for her innovative leadership of Marylhurst from 1974 to 1984, when the university transitioned to a co-educational college of lifelong learning.

Library Survey Results Published

November 19, 2014

Shoen Library has published the findings from a service satisfaction survey conducted in late 2013 through an in-kind grant enabling the use of a standardized LibQual+ survey instrument.

Will Hornyak Shares Grimm Tales

November 14, 2014

Will Hornyak, communication studies faculty, reprises his sold-out performances of Mostly Grimm: Stories from the Darker Side of the Classics on November 21, 2014 at Stonehenge Studios.

Susan Carter Named to Editorial Board

November 07, 2014

Dr. Susan G. Carter, chair of the Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies Department, was named to the editorial board for the Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies in October 2014.

Jan Carpenter Published in Journal

November 05, 2014

Dr. Jan Carpenter, education department chair, co-authored an article on building teacher collaboration in the October 2014 issue of Association for Middle Level Education Magazine.

Simon Tam Recognized as Rising Star

October 29, 2014

Simon Tam, MBA alum, was named one of Portland Monthly's Rising Stars for 2014 -- emerging business, political or arts professionals who leverage their time and skill in creative ways to build community.

Simeon Dreyfuss Named Editor of AIS Journal

October 07, 2014

Simeon Dreyfuss, interdisciplinary studies chair, was named co-editor of Issues in Interdisciplinary Studies, the peer-reviewed journal of the Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, effective October 2014.

Courtesy Oregon Historical Society

Libby Farr Speaks on Modernism

October 03, 2014

Dr. Libby Dawson Farr, interior design faculty, will join architects from Boora and Holst to talk about the work of pioneering modernist architect Paul Thiry on the Lewis & Clark College campus on October 4, 2014.

Jim Davis Presents to National Coalition

September 24, 2014

Dr. Jim Davis, human sciences faculty, traveled to Washington, D.C. in June 2014 to share Oregon's efforts to combat mental health issues and addiction in seniors with the National Coalition on Mental Health and Aging.

Alex Craghead Published in Journal

September 18, 2014

Alexander B. Craghead, communications studies alum, published an essay in Boom: A Journal of California titled Amenities, Not Enemies: The Once and Future San Francisco in July 2014.

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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