Seven professors granted tenure
The University of Portland Provost’s Office has granted tenure to seven professors. Receiving tenure means that a professor now has the freedom to pursue any academic research without fear of repercussions or of losing their jobs. These professors have earned a permanent position at UP through six years of hard work and dedication.
Women in Business Showcase aims to inspire
Highlighting professional women in business of all industries, the Pamplin School of Business is holding the Women in Business Showcase on March 11 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Portland Art Museum as part of the school’s Education Series. This event aims to offer meaningful takeaways for both students and other business women in their careers by inspiring and motivating them. Despite many events being canceled due to the novel coronavirus, this showcase will go as planned.
Student creates documentary investigating electric vehicles
In 2014, Tesla’s new addition of autopilot hardware piqued Ryan Hunter-Bliss’s curiosity. Years later, still drawn by Tesla’s thrilling performance and features, he started researching for a new car. Since it was a big purchase, he wanted to make sure going electric was the move for him. Through rigorous research, it manifested something special: a passion to address common misconceptions about electric cars.
10 ways to reduce your carbon footprint
As climate change continues to be one of the biggest pressing issues for humans, the conversation shifts from actions of the individual consumer to a need for systemic change from corporations, lawmakers and international leaders. We all have a responsibility to fight climate change together in any way possible. Whether big or small, here are some ways to reduce your carbon footprint daily.
STAFF OPINION: Let's start horsin' around
“Riding isn’t a sport, the horse does all the work!” This is a commonly loathed statement among all equestrians. Typically, those who challenge horseback riding as a sport are those whose only exposure of “riding” is from touristy trail rides. They’re on a well-broke horse taking a one hour guided ride in a single file line where they walk around in a western saddle. Most people have no clue how much effort goes into riding competitively.
Real study tips from Shepard Academic Resource Center
As finals week approaches, students may be feeling a little overwhelmed. For some students, they might not know where or how to start studying. The Shepard Academic Resource Center (SARC) is an accessible resource to University of Portland students for academic needs beyond the classroom. Ensure you’re prepared for your exams with these helpful study tips, provided by SARC, to help you conquer your final few weeks of the semester.
Nine things to do in Portland over fall break
Among the chaos of quizzes and midterms, you may have forgotten to notice the leaves changing color from green to vibrant orange or the sun setting sooner and sooner behind the trees. But after long weeks of reading textbooks and lectures, fall break is finally here. It’s the season for fuzzy hoodies, pumpkin-spiced everything, and wanting to stay in bed all day. For students staying in Portland over break, here are some ways to best utilize your time off.
Meet Beauchamp's student class instructors
You may not be aware that the person sitting next to you in class leads high-intensity workouts to the UP community on the side. Beauchamp Recreation and Wellness Center offers a variety of workout courses including Pilot Fit, yoga, HIIT, Zumba and Pilot Spin. Each one is designed and taught by a student who also juggles their courses and extracurriculars.
Candy Land sells out in record-breaking two days
Campus Program Board announced on Monday night that all 1,200 tickets to Candy Land, the annual fall dance, sold out in a record-breaking two days. Due to venue capacity and fire standards, no more tickets will be made available.
Active Minds starts chapter in Salzburg
In 2018, the year-long Salzburg Studies Abroad program started a new chapter of Active Minds with plans to expand to more programs to help the mental health of students abroad.