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‘Christianity Today’s’ executive editor, Andy Crouch, speaks at George Fox University Feb. 9

Author of award-winning book “Culture Making: Recovering Our Creative Calling” is a guest of George Fox’s William Penn Honors Program and Liberal Arts and Critical Issues Series NEWBERG, Ore. – The executive editor of Christianity Today magazine, Andy Crouch, will speak on the George Fox University campus on behalf of the school’s William Penn Honors […]

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Louisa May Alcott’s classic ‘Little Women’ takes George Fox University’s stage in February

Shows scheduled Feb. 5-8 and Feb. 12-15 in Wood-Mar Auditorium NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University’s theatre department invites the community to enjoy a classic tale of Americana, Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women, in February. Directed by Professor of Theatre Rhett Luedtke, the production will be presented over two weekends, on Feb. 5-8 and Feb. […]

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Guest scholar speaks at George Fox University on biblical interpretation Feb. 6

Hans Boersma of Regent University in British Columbia presents a defense of allegory as a method of biblical interpretation NEWBERG, Ore. – Hans Boersma, the J.I. Packer Professor of Theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia, will present a free guest lecture at George Fox University on the topic of biblical interpretation on Friday, […]

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Nobel Prize-winning scientist speaks at George Fox University’s annual Dalton Lecture Series Feb. 12

Dr. William Phillips, who shared the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics, speaks on topic “Ordinary Faith, Ordinary Science” NEWBERG, Ore. – A Nobel Prize-winning scientist, William Phillips, a physicist and National Institute of Standards and Technology Fellow, will present the fifth annual Dalton Lecture at George Fox University at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, in […]

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Australian professor Nicholas Aroney speaks at George Fox University on freedom of religion Jan. 29

NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University invites the public to a free presentation that will discuss the topic of freedom of religion on Thursday, Jan. 29, in Room 105 of the school’s Hoover Academic Building. Specifically, guest speaker Nicholas Aroney, professor of constitutional law at the TC Beirne School of Law at the University of […]

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Public invited to George Fox University this spring for guest lectures, presentations about ‘The Saint John’s Bible’

The Heritage Edition of the historic document is on display at the Newberg, Ore., school through April NEWBERG, Ore. – The public is invited to a series of free guest lectures, faculty presentations and weekly sessions surrounding the Heritage Edition of The Saint John’s Bible, a historic document on display this semester at George Fox […]

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George Fox University volunteers join in sixth annual MLK Day of Service in Portland on Jan. 19

NEWBERG, Ore. – Students and staff from George Fox University will join the largest mobilization of college students serving on MLK Day – more than 1,000 in all – at the sixth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 19. George Fox hopes to bring at least 100 volunteers. The event, […]

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Free George Fox University business seminar covers branding

School’s executive vice president of enrollment and marketing, Rob Westervelt, speaks on topic “Branding and the Bottom Line” at Jan. 23 event PORTLAND, Ore. – What are the secrets to unlocking a powerful brand? A free George Fox University-sponsored business seminar, “Branding and the Bottom Line,” will address the question on Friday, Jan. 23. Hosted […]

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George Fox University invites alumni, community to campus for ‘Bruin Madness V’ Jan. 17

Event includes basketball games, indoor tailgate party and young alumni gathering NEWBERG, Ore. – For a fifth straight year, George Fox University is inviting alumni, students, parents and other supporters of the school to its Newberg, Ore., campus for the annual “Bruin Madness” event, scheduled Saturday, Jan. 17. The fifth annual bash will feature an […]

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Federal government honors George Fox University for community service

School is named to 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, marking second straight year of earning the distinction NEWBERG, Ore. – For a second straight year, George Fox University earned recognition for its commitment to community and civic engagement from the federal government, which named the Newberg, Ore., school to the 2014 President’s […]

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