Austin De Dios
Junior nursing majors will not be able to graduate in May of 2021 due to complications caused by the coronavirus outbreak. Their expected graduation date has been pushed to August of the same year. The news was sent in an email on March 27 from the Dean of the School of Nursing Casey Shillam.
Full-time undergraduate tuition is increasing from $47,478 to $49,424 for the 2020-21 academic year, a 4.1% increase.
As the COVID-19 pandemic brings the University of Portland and the world to a grinding halt, the Associated Students of University of Portland (ASUP) passed a bill allowing all current club and organization funds to carry into the fall semester of 2020.
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread, the University of Portland’s Entrepreneur Scholars program will be changing its international business trip for this spring. Originally, students in the program were going to go to South Korea and Japan, but due to the growing risk COVID-19 poses in those countries, UP has decided to send the E-Scholars to Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand instead.
A small group of Klinger’s family, friends, neighbors and others came to see the blessing of a stone bench and Coral Bark Japanese Maple tree. The tree and bench were put next to Christie Hall where Klinger lived during his time at UP.
If the storm of recession is in the forecast, we are not without an umbrella. There are things we can do to be prepared. A very common recommendation, no matter how the economy is doing, is to have three months of expenses in savings. It’s clear that this might not be feasible for everyone, so another good guideline is to take around 20% of a paycheck and put it into savings if you can.
From memes to the adventures of a lost jar of pickles, the new Student Feed section of the University of Portland mobile app became the host for all kinds of posts and conversations in the days since its release on Feb. 4. The Associated Students of University of Portland (ASUP) asked the developers to activate this part of the app nicknamed the “Campus Wall.”
The fast-spreading Coronavirus has caused worldwide concern, but University of Portland students should not be worried, according to UP Nurse Practitioner Kaylin Soldat. The fact that it is cold and flu season poses more of a risk according to Soldat. Despite this, the Health and Counseling Center will be doing precautionary screenings in response to the concern the virus has caused.
On Dec. 31, almost 21 years after the start of her career, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler appointed Resch as the 49th Portland police chief. Resch replaced former Portland Police Chief Danielle Outlaw, who was recently named police chief in Philadelphia.
Students were greeted after the winter break with rain, reunions with friends, and a campus-wide email from Vice President for Marketing and Communications Michael Lewellen outlining new building security policies. The new conditions made ID card access required after 5 p.m. in most buildings on campus.