University of Portland President Fr. Mark Poorman announced that the school is in the final stages of hiring a new provost. The provost search committee is inviting UP community members to participate in virtual forums with the three finalists for the position.
These circumstances have already affected internships for students and left many feeling anxious and unsure of what their next step is.
In the last ten years, the number of craft breweries has grown exponentially. Along the way, those brewers needed guidance. Now, in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, those same brewers might be struggling to stay open or find distribution channels. Business professors Mark Meckler and Sam Holloway are using their online website Crafting A Strategy to continue helping breweries during this crisis. In their free time, they advise craft brewery pubs around the world.
The University Operations department at the University of Portland donated medical supplies last Wednesday to Providence Health and Services in the Portland area. With the recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus, hospitals across Oregon are struggling to find the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect medical workers.
To many Americans, Saint Patrick’s day is the only day of the year they can wear the one green shirt they own from the back of their closet. This year, it can also be an excuse to drink beer on a Tuesday. Though Saint Patrick’s day can seem like it just honors Ireland, it is actually also a way to recognize Irish immigration and, more specifically, Irish Americans.
College jobs don’t always have to be filing and scanning in a dingy office for hours on end. Many students find ways to make an income that’s not the traditional 9-5 and enjoy themselves while they’re at it. Three students shared their “side-hustles” with The Beacon.
University of Portland’s office of admissions has been receiving a high amount of inquiries from Concordia University students, who recently found out their school is shutting down at the end of the semester. There may be opportunities at UP for them, unless they want to transfer to the nursing school.
In the last installment of a four-part series, The Beacon spoke to professors about the books that impacted them most. Last time, The Beacon spoke to professors Patrick Hannon and Cara Poor about ultra running and civil rights. The final installment features professors Ellen Lippman and Blair Woodard.
This is a complicated situation that needs some clarity. The Beacon sat down with Professor Anne Santiago from the Political Science and Global Affairs department to ease some tensions among discussions and describe what really took place.
As part of a four-part series, The Beacon spoke to professors about the books that impacted them most. Last time, The Beacon spoke to professors Jen McDaneld and Matthew Warshawsky about feminism and satire. Part three features professors Patrick Hannon and Cara Poor.