#ClassOf2017 ROTC Placement Map
Members of ROTC commit to serving in the military after graduation. Senior ROTC members recently received their placements for next year, here is where they will be working:
Calendar: What to expect for graduation week(end)
Graduation fast approaches, and as you plan where to take your parents and ponder how to find reservations for dinner with extended relatives, here's a list of UP events to keep in mind:
Some professors at the University of Portland got good news in February: After months and, in some cases, years, of asking administration to bring their salaries more in line with pay at other institutions, faculty who are ranked as full professors are getting a raise.
PODCAST: Tap Takeover TAKEOVER
The Pilot House pub hosts a "tap takeover" every Wednesday night, featuring a different local brewery (or cidery). Cheyenne Schoen and Clare Duffy took over the takeover to do a podcast that will give you tasting suggestions and tell you all about this week's featured cidery, Reverend Nat's.
The Beacon names new editor-in-chief for 2017-18 school year
University President Fr. Mark Poorman has appointed Rachel Rippetoe editor-in-chief of The Beacon for the 2016-17 academic year. Rippetoe is currently living editor and was a Beacon reporter her freshman and sophomore years.
Opinion: A letter to my fellow seniors
Are you sick of people asking you what you’re doing after graduation yet? Are you ready to move out of that college house you signed a lease on a year ago?
VIDEO: Beacon staffers try out the new crosswalk lights
The Beacon tried out the crosswalk to examine the new lighting equipment and practice safety measures students should be taking to avoid any more car-related injuries.
Will Meek to leave UP having made major changes to the counseling center
Will Meek, Assistant Director of Counseling and Training at the University of Portland’s Health and Counseling Center, will begin a new position at Brown University in Providence, R.I. as the Director of Psychological and Counseling Services in late March. Reflecting on his time at UP, Meek is confident that he’s leaving the counseling side of the center in a better state than it was when he came in.
Five ways to avoid being psychologically crushed by your newsfeed
Regardless of where you fall on the political spectrum, if you’ve been anywhere near your Facebook or Twitter newsfeed over the past two weeks you’ve likely been inundated with headlines about President Donald Trump’s administration and the many changes he’s made so far in office.