The University of Portland received a $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to go toward new teaching methods in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs. The grant will fund a three-year project that University of Portland faculty members will lead called “Redesigning Education for Learning through Evidence and Collaborative Teaching” (REFLECT).
The time capsule, an old metal box covered in dirt and mold, contained only few contents that weren’t destroyed or wet. Preserved items include fragments of the student newspaper at the time, The Columbia, a 1927 copy of The Sentinel, a Catholic newspaper, and a list of University of Portland students.
Riverboat returns this year with a rock wall, mechanical bull and food trucks on river campus.