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. 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.

Lisa Payan Awarded National Legislative Fellowship

Lisa Payan, a U.S. Army veteran and Marylhurst University M.Div. student, will join more than 500 members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. as they converge on Capitol Hill to advocate on behalf of all veterans, service members and their families. […]

Melody Rose Featured in Portland Business Journal

Marylhurst President Melody Rose was one of three thought leaders featured in the Portland Business Journal discussing challenges facing higher education in 2017. […]

February 16th, 2017|Categories: About Marylhurst|

Simon Tam Receives Citizen’s Award

Marylhurst MBA alum Simon Tam ’13 received the 2017 Citizen’s Award from the Chinese American Citizens Alliance Portland Lodge in February.  […]

February 15th, 2017|Categories: Alumni, Business|

Kristi Gmutza Curates Refugee Art Exhibit

Art therapy alum Kristi Gmutza ’03 is one of the curators of an exhibition featuring art works produced by Somalia and Syrian refugees at Art of the Soul Studio in Indianapolis. The exhibition runs through Feb. 17, 2017. […]

Fleming McCarville Named Pastoral Associate

M.Div. student Fleming McCarville was named pastoral associate at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Parish. […]

David Denny Publishes Lars von Trier Collection

David Denny, culture and media professor, co-edited a book of essays on contemporary filmmaker Lars von Trier, published by Bloomsbury Academic in late 2016. […]

Anya Pearson Fights Back Against Rape Culture

Marylhurst English alum Anya Pearson’s choreopoem, Made to Dance in Burning Buildings, will be performed at Portland Playhouse on February 27 and 28, 2017. […]

February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Alumni, English|

Marylhurst Alumni, Faculty Present at National Conference

Marylhurst music therapy alumni and faculty led talks and seminars at the American Music Therapy Association’s 2016 national conference in Sandusky, Ohio. […]

Blenda Tyvoll '99, B.A. in Art

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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