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Marylhurst and Arbor School Host Prominent Educator

Susan Engel of Williams College Focuses on Promoting
Students' Curiosity

The Marylhurst University Department of Education and the Arbor School of Arts and Sciences will co-sponsor a presentation by prominent national educator Susan Engel Thursday, October 10 at 7 p.m. on the Marylhurst campus. Engel, a senior lecturer at Williams College and New York Times contributor, will discuss "The Case for Curiosity," an exploration of how today's classrooms can help keep students' curiosity alive. The lecture is part of a two-day event that will include a panel discussion and series of workshops held at Arbor School all devoted to Engel's area of research, which explores practical ways teachers and parents can encourage question asking in the classroom and how schools can make student inquiry a priority.

Thursday, October 10 at 7 p.m.

Marylhurst University in St. Anne's Chapel

Lecture and parking are free

Jan Carpenter, 503.675.3975,

About Marylhurst University

Marylhurst University, a private liberal arts university 10 miles south of Portland, Ore., on Highway 43, is regionally accredited and nationally recognized for innovation and academic excellence in serving adult learners. Founded in 1893, Oregon's oldest Catholic university serves more than 1,600 multigenerational students of all faiths and backgrounds. Marylhurst offers nearly 50 undergraduate and graduate degrees and professional certificate programs on campus and online, all of which integrate the liberal arts with professional studies and prepare graduates to be ethical leaders who think critically and creatively.

About Arbor School of Arts and Sciences

Arbor School is an independent K-8th grade school in Tualatin, Ore. Arbor is also home to Arbor Center for Teaching, which partners with Marylhurst to offer a full-time, two-year teacher training Master of Arts in Teaching and licensure program focused on preparing teachers through clinical practice and daily coaching from experienced mentors.

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