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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: Upcoming at the Art Gym – 2017 BFA Thesis Exhibition

LEFT: Kayla Huitt, Longing, micropen, paper, 2017. RIGHT: Grace Wikander, Untitled (Cole), archival inkjet print, 2016. 2017 Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition Kayla Huitt, Danielle Uder, Jordan VanSise, Grace Wikander June 8 [...]

Ellen Urbani Wins Peace Corps Writer Award

Marylhurst alum Ellen Urbani ‘96 won several awards for Landfall, her book of historical fiction set in Louisiana during Hurricane Katrina, including the 2016 Maria Thomas Fiction Award from Peace Corps Worldwide. […]

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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