News and Feature Stories

News and Feature Stories about Marylhurst University

Welcome to the news and feature stories section for Marylhurst University. Find out the latest news on our faculty – where are they presenting and their latest scholarly pursuits. Or check out stories about our Marylhurst students and alumni featuring how they are making an impact on the Northwest community and beyond. Plus, anything else exciting that’s happening with our Marylhurst campus and extended community.

RELEASE: Laura Beer Travels to Japan to Speak at World Congress of Music Therapy

Marylhurst’s director of music therapy to be featured expert on cultural context […]

Jacquelyn Grandy and Jessica Zisa Awarded Ph.D. Scholarships

Marylhurst alumni Jacquelyn Grandy and Jessica Zisa will start Ph.D. programs in fall 2017, complete with “full ride” graduate assistantship positions. […]

Monica Smith Named RICARES Executive Director

Marylhurst alum Monica Smith ’14 was named the executive director of Rhode Island Communities for Addiction Recovery Efforts (RICARES) in April 2017. […]

RELEASE: 2017 Marylhurst Commencement Ceremony

Marylhurst graduates inspire with accomplishments – no matter what their age Velda Metelmann was born in ’22; Auriana Cook is 22. Both will accept their Marylhurst University diplomas as they join 300+ bachelor’s and master’s [...]

Eileen Schiffer Published in Career Journal

Marylhurst associate professor Eileen Schiffer published an article on The Dreaded Team Assignment, with tips for educators to make students’ team projects learning experiences in themselves, in the April 2017 issue of Techniques: Connecting Education [...]

Blenda Tyvoll

Success Story: Katie Brooks
Katie Brooks ’16 talks about how her liberal arts degree led to a leadership position in health care, as senior executive director of three Enlivant Senior Living communities in Clark County.

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Laura Beer, Marylhurst University

Our faculty at Marylhurst University are award-winning, sought-after experts, presenting at international conferences and publishing in peer-reviewed scholarly journals.

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Blenda Tyvoll

Feature: Blenda Tyvoll
Blenda Tyvoll shares how she became one of the “pioneers of online art” and offers advice for up-and-coming artists.

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