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George Fox University hosts 2018 spring commencement ceremonies

More than 800 students to receive diplomas from Newberg, Ore., institution NEWBERG, Ore. – More than 800 undergraduate, adult degree and graduate-level students will receive diplomas in commencement ceremonies planned at George Fox University this spring. The school will host its traditional undergraduate ceremony at the school’s Stoffer Family Stadium beginning at 2:30 p.m. on […]

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George Fox University’s theatre department presents ‘Our Town’ as its spring drama

Shows scheduled April 5-7 and 12-15 in school’s Wood-Mar Auditorium NEWBERG, Ore. – Our Town, Thornton Wilder’s classic American play that explores the essential truths about the meaning of love, life and death, will take over George Fox University’s Wood-Mar Auditorium in April. Directed by Cristi Miles, an assistant professor of theatre at the university, […]

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George Fox guest lecturer Matthew Kaemingk speaks on ‘Christian Hospitality and Immigration’ April 5

Assistant professor at Fuller Theological Seminary is final speaker in William Penn Honors Program’s 2017-18 lecture series NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University’s William Penn Honors Program invites the public to a free lecture, “Christian Hospitality and Immigration,” presented by theologian and ethicist Matthew Kaemingk, on Thursday, April 5, at 7:30 p.m. in Rooms 101-103 […]

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Importance of being ethical in the business world discussed in George Fox University lecture March 15

Jeff Grubb, a former VP at Wells Fargo, delivers free presentation at 7 p.m. in Hoover 105 NEWBERG, Ore. – The importance of being ethical in the business world will be discussed at a special George Fox University-hosted lecture presented by Jeff Grubb, a former vice president at Wells Fargo, on Thursday, March 15. Grubb’s […]

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George Fox University hosts its second Health and Wellness Week March 12-17

Activities include free classes, 5K walk/run and a pool party for children NEWBERG, Ore. – For a second straight year, George Fox University invites residents of Newberg and surrounding communities to get educated and get fit at the school’s Health and Wellness Week, scheduled March 12-17. The event is designed to bring attention to the […]

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George Fox welcomes Notre Dame’s Donald Drakeman to speak on the future of medicine March 8

The distinguished research professor and cofounder of two multi-billion-dollar companies is latest guest of school’s William Penn Honors Program NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University’s William Penn Honors Program invites the public to a free lecture, “Death Sentence for the Life Sciences? The Humanities and the Future of Medicine,” presented by guest Donald L. Drakeman […]

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George Fox University adds biomedical engineering to its academic offerings

New program will begin in the fall of 2018 and offer the option of a medical device sequence or pre-physical therapy track NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University’s engineering major will add a fifth concentration to its curriculum – biomedical engineering – beginning in the fall of 2018. Biomedical engineers develop devices and procedures that […]

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‘Celebration of Discipline’ author Richard Foster hosts conference on George Fox University campus June 10-13

Registration is now open for the event, which celebrates 40th anniversary of the bestselling book’s release NEWBERG, Ore. – Forty years ago, a Newberg, Oregon-based teacher and pastor, Richard Foster, penned a book, Celebration of Discipline, that would sell well over 2 million copies, get named “one of the top-10 religious books of the 20th […]

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Musical theatre presentation, ‘Of Ebony Embers,’ to be performed on George Fox University campus on March 3

Free production celebrates the music and poetry of the Harlem Renaissance era in New York City NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University will serve as the venue for a special musical theatre presentation, Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance, presented by guest Core Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, in the […]

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Monster Piano Concert takes center stage at George Fox University on Feb. 15

Sixteen pianists will play eight grand pianos at 12th annual Bösendorfer Artist Concert Series event NEWBERG, Ore. – The music of Star Wars, Bach and Scott Joplin will fill George Fox University’s Bauman Auditorium when a Monster Piano Concert takes the stage for the university’s 12th annual Bösendorfer Concert Series at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, […]

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Cambridge professor speaks on ‘Inevitable Humans in a Lonely Universe?’ at George Fox University Feb. 22

Dr. Simon Conway Morris visits for school’s annual Dalton Lecture NEWBERG, Ore. – A Cambridge professor of evolutionary palaeobiology, Dr. Simon Conway Morris, will present the eighth annual Dalton Lecture at George Fox University at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, in the school’s Bauman Auditorium. The public is invited to attend free of charge. Morris’ […]

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