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Nancy Wilkins Curates PDX Carpet

February 12, 2015

In an art installation one would only see in Portland, Marylhurst alum Nancy Wilkins curates scraps of the beloved carpet at Portland International Airport with Instagram images, on exhibit through 2015.

Elsbeth Knott Presents at AATA Conference

December 18, 2014

Art therapy counseling alum Elsbeth Knott will present Art Therapy for a Traumatized Adolescent with Autism Spectrum Disorder at the American Art Therapy Association's national conference in July 2015.

Sister Veronica Baxter Remembered

November 26, 2014

We give thanks for Sister Veronica Ann Baxter (1928-2014), remembered for her innovative leadership of Marylhurst from 1974 to 1984, when the university transitioned to a co-educational college of lifelong learning.

Simon Tam Recognized as Rising Star

October 29, 2014

Simon Tam, MBA alum, was named one of Portland Monthly's Rising Stars for 2014 -- emerging business, political or arts professionals who leverage their time and skill in creative ways to build community.

Alex Craghead Published in Journal

September 18, 2014

Alexander B. Craghead, communications studies alum, published an essay in Boom: A Journal of California titled Amenities, Not Enemies: The Once and Future San Francisco in July 2014.

Jeremy Taylor Named Environmental Educator

January 28, 2014

Shortly after graduating in December 2013 with an MBA in Sustainable Business, Jeremy Taylor started a new job as environmental educator with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, serving as the statewide coordinator of Project WILD.

Sharon Evers Provides 'Colorful Therapy'

January 23, 2014

Art therapy alum Sharon Evers and her organization, Face in the Mirror Counseling, coordinated an art therapy project at an assisted living care facility - resulting in a mural that now graces the residents' dining area.

Music Therapy Faculty, Alum Lead Workshop

January 22, 2014

Dr. Laura Beer, music therapy program director, and Eric Hickey, alum, held a workshop on clinical improvisation and drumming techniques for members of the Oregon Association for Music Therapy in January 2014.

Andee Hess Recognized in Best of 2013

December 27, 2013

Andee Hess, interior design alum and principal owner of Osmose Design, was named one of the Best of 2013 by Interior Design Magazine for her firm's design of Salt & Straw, Portland's "farm-to-cone" ice cream shop.

Alumni Featured in County News

December 13, 2013

Gary Slac and Diane Barnes, graduates of Marylhurst's conflict resolution and mediation program, were featured in an article about Clackamas County proclaiming November as Mediation Month.

Jerry Hudson Named Interim President

August 27, 2013

Judith Johansen, who has served as president at Marylhurst University since July 2008, is stepping down, and Jerry Hudson, previously president of Willamette University, has been named interim president.

Kirk Caudle Hosts Podcasts from BYU

August 08, 2013

MAIS alum Kirk Caudle interviews biblical and scriptural studies scholars on The Mormon Book Review, one of the Maxwell Institute podcasts broadcast from Brigham Young University.

Lori Anne Rising on Amazon Best Seller List

July 26, 2013

MAIS alum Lori Anne Rising contributed a chapter to Finding Fulfillment in the Spiritual Age, landing on Amazon's best seller list for spiritual self-help books days after the book's publication in June 2013.

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