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Author and Duke Divinity School professor Lauren Winner speaks at George Fox University March 7

Award-winning author of Girl Meets God and Wearing God visits campus to speak on topic ‘Wearing God: Encountering Overlooked Biblical Metaphors for God’ NEWBERG, Ore. – Lauren Winner, an award-winning author and regular contributor to numerous national publications, will speak on the George Fox University campus at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 7, in the school’s […]

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One of ‘World’s 50 Most Influential Scientists’ speaks at George Fox University Feb. 18

Dr. James Tour of Rice University speaks on the impact of faith upon the life of a scientist NEWBERG, Ore. – A professor recently named among the “50 Most Influential Scientists in the World Today” will present the sixth annual Dalton Lecture at George Fox University at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, in the school’s […]

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Six grand pianos, 18 performers take stage at George Fox University on Feb. 4

The 10th annual Bösendorfer Artist Concert Series features 18 pianists in an event billed as a ‘Monster Piano Concert’ NEWBERG, Ore. – What kind of sound can be generated from 24 hands playing six pianos simultaneously? Attend an upcoming George Fox University concert to find out. The music of Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Poulenc, Brahms, Schubert, […]

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George Fox’s theatre department presents ‘The Spitfire Grill’ as winter musical

Shows scheduled Jan. 28-31 and Feb. 4-7 in school’s Wood-Mar Auditorium NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University’s theatre department invites the community to its winter musical, The Spitfire Grill, during the final week of January and first week of February. Directed by Professor of Theatre Rhett Luedtke, and musical direction provided by Maggie Daane, the […]

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Report: George Fox generates $140 million in income to economies of Yamhill, Washington counties

A George Fox professor-led 2015 study reveals impact the school has economically, both ‘directly’ and ‘indirectly’ NEWBERG, Ore. – Just what impact does a university have on a community in terms of the number of jobs created and the amount of income generated? Nate Peach, an economics professor at George Fox University, decided to find […]

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George Fox students join in seventh annual MLK Day of Service Jan. 18

University expects to take more than 100 students to Southeast Portland to assist with outdoor projects and food distribution Students and staff from George Fox University will join one of the largest mobilizations of college students serving on MLK Day in the nation – about 600 to 800 in all – at the seventh annual […]

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George Fox biology professor publishes landmark findings on heat dissipation in flying hummingbirds

Study answers questions about birds’ physiology and could provide insight into their future as pollinators amid possible climate change NEWBERG, Ore. – How do hummingbirds avoid overheating even as they beat their wings up to 70 times per second? For years, how birds dissipate extra heat during flight has been poorly understood. Now, thanks to […]

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George Fox University receives $462K grant to establish ‘theology camps’ for youth

Funds are part of $44.5 million Lilly Endowment in grants given to select group of 82 schools nationwide NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University has received a grant of $462,000 to establish “George Fox University Callings,” part of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s High School Youth Theology Institutes initiative, which seeks to encourage young people to explore […]

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George Fox University hosts midyear commencement ceremony Dec. 19

More than 250 students will receive undergraduate and graduate diplomas NEWBERG, Ore. – More than 250 students will receive undergraduate and graduate diplomas at George Fox University’s midyear commencement ceremony scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 19. The ceremony will take place in Miller Gymnasium in the Wheeler Sports Center on the school’s Newberg, Ore., campus. Seating […]

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George Fox University invites public to its annual Christmas concert Dec. 11-13

More than 80 student musicians and community members will participate in event, which will incorporate carols, Scripture reading and narration NEWBERG, Ore. – The public is invited to celebrate the Christmas season with George Fox University at the school’s annual Christmas concert Friday through Sunday, Dec. 11-13. All performances will be held in Bauman Auditorium […]

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Evanta CEO Bob Dethlefs speaks on George Fox University campus Nov. 18

CEO and founder of Evanta is latest guest of school’s Executive in Residence Day program NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University’s College of Business invites the public to a special lecture featuring Bob Dethlefs, CEO and founder of Evanta, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, in Room 105 of the school’s Hoover Academic Building. The […]

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