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Local residents invited to George Fox University’s first Health and Wellness Week March 13-18

Activities include free classes, a Corporate Challenge, 5K/10K runs and a pool party for children with special needs NEWBERG, Ore. – Residents from Newberg and surrounding communities are invited to participate in George Fox University’s inaugural Health and Wellness Week the week of March 13-18, 2017. The event is designed to bring attention to the […]

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Boston College professor speaks at George Fox University on C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien Feb. 17

Peter Kreeft, a professor of philosophy, presents “Lewis & Tolkien: Christian Faith in a Postmodern World” NEWBERG, Ore. – As part of the George Fox University’s 125th anniversary celebration, special guest Peter Kreeft, PhD, a professor of philosophy from Boston College, will speak in the university’s Bauman Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17. […]

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Internationally lauded pianist Soheil Nasseri performs at George Fox University

Guest will perform pieces by Schubert, Schumann, Beethoven and Gershwin at 11th annual Bösendorfer Artist Concert Series event Feb. 16 NEWBERG, Ore. – The music of Schubert, Schumann, Beethoven and Gershwin will fill George Fox University’s Bauman Auditorium when Soheil Nasseri, an internationally renowned pianist, performs for the university’s 11th annual Bösendorfer Concert Series at […]

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NASA astrophysicist speaks on ‘Universe of Wonder’ at George Fox University Feb. 9

Dr. Jennifer Wiseman of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center is latest speaker in Dalton Lecture Series NEWBERG, Ore. – Astronomer, author and speaker Jennifer Wiseman, PhD, a senior astrophysicist at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, will present the seventh annual Dalton Lecture at George Fox University at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, […]

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George Fox’s theatre department presents ‘Sunday in the Park with George’ as winter musical

Shows scheduled Jan. 26-29 and Feb 2-5 in school’s Wood-Mar Auditorium NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University’s theatre department will present a musical about art, artists and the people who love them when the Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning play Sunday in the Park with George takes the university’s stage in late January and early […]

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George Fox University volunteers join in seventh annual MLK Day of Service in Portland on Jan. 16

In addition, George Fox participates in MLK celebration event Monday night at Chehalem Cultural Center NEWBERG, Ore. – Students and staff from George Fox University will join five Portland-area colleges to serve at the seventh annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 16. George Fox plans to bring between 100 and […]

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George Fox Evangelical Seminary has a new name: Portland Seminary

A little more than 20 years since a merger with George Fox, the seminary is beginning a new chapter with a revamped curriculum and new moniker NEWBERG, Ore. – Two decades after a merger that resulted in the creation of George Fox Evangelical Seminary, that same entity is undergoing a name change in an effort […]

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Beloved George Fox University professor Arthur Roberts dies at age 93

Man influential in naming the school at which he taught for 60-plus years will be honored at memorial service Jan. 7 NEWBERG, Ore. – To many, he will be remembered as the man behind the name “George Fox College” – thanks to his persuasive letter to the Pacific College board suggesting the school honor the […]

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George Fox University hosts midyear commencement ceremony Dec. 17

Alumna Juli Morse, a mechanical engineer and entrepreneur, will address more than 200 graduates NEWBERG, Ore. – Nearly 250 students will receive undergraduate and graduate diplomas at George Fox University’s midyear commencement ceremony scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 17. The ceremony will take place in Miller Gymnasium in the Wheeler Sports Center on the school’s Newberg, […]

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George Fox University presents its annual Christmas concert Dec. 9-11

More than 150 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. 9-11. All performances will be held in Bauman Auditorium […]

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