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A Given Life: Organic Chemistry?

Pope Francis has dedicated 2015 as The Year of Consecrated Life.  Many associations flow from the term: one lucid and joyful specification of Consecrated Life widely familiar to our University community is Sister Angela Hoffman, OSB. Professor Hoffman, a sister of St. Benedict, has taught Chemistry at the University since 1989, as full professor from […]

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A Given Life: Padre

Pope Francis has dedicated 2015 as The Year of Consecrated Life. Many meanings and associations flow from the term ‘Consecrated Life’, one of the first would be the thought of those men and women who pursue the vocation of religious life as nuns, brothers, monks, priests.  Another association is the way in which a person […]

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A Given Life: Geo. Dum

Pope Francis has dedicated 2015 as The Year of Consecrated Life. Many meanings and associations flow from the term ‘Consecrated Life’, one of the first would be the thought of those men and women who pursue the vocation of religious life as nuns, brothers, monks, priests.   Another association is the way in which a person […]

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A Given Life: Rigley

Pope Francis has dedicated 2015 as The Year of Consecrated Life. Many meanings and associations flow from the term ‘Consecrated Life’, one of the first would be the thought of those men and women who pursue the vocation of religious life as nuns, brothers, monks, priests.  Another association is the way in which a person […]

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Keeping the Beat: UP Pep Band

The University’s commitment to music as an academic accomplishment and as a gift that enhances any event and every life is as old as the University itself (The Catalogue of the Academic Division, 1902 lists course offerings in Violin, Piano, and Voice).  A dedication witnessed here by the photos of the 1904 band members with […]

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KBVM 88.3 FM: 25 Years on Campus

Before there was a dream of a River Campus, KBVM has been broadcasting from the Gulch since 1989. A syndicate of Metro Catholic Broadcasting (MCB), Catholic broadcasting came to the Northwest in 1983, and the University of Portland in 1988 (the UP location was the suggestion of Auxiliary Bishop Paul Waldschmidt, C.S.C., our former president).  […]

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Extended hours, Weekends and Late Night

During the last weeks of the semester as students are occupied with research papers and final exams, the Clark Library offers extras study hours to ease student stress. The Christie Hall basement was home to the University Library from the mid-1930s until 1958.   The MAIN ENTRANCE view was this door at the base of the […]