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George Fox University history professor Paul Otto selected for fellowship at National Humanities Center

Scholar is one of only 32 chosen from a pool of 547 applicants nationwide NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University history professor Paul Otto will be among a select group of scholars nationwide spending the 2015-16 academic year as a fellow at the National Humanities Center in Research Triangle Park, N.C. Otto is the first […]

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George Fox University hosts 2015 spring commencement ceremony May 2

Alumnus Ken Beebe will serve as speaker at undergraduate event in Stoffer Family Stadium NEWBERG, Ore. – More than 400 undergraduate and adult degree students will cross the stage for George Fox University’s spring 2015 commencement ceremony, to be held in the school’s new Stoffer Family Stadium at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 2. In […]

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George Fox University’s College of Engineering commits to national ‘Grand Challenges’ initiative

School joins with 121 other institutions nationwide to tackle most pressing issues facing society in the 21st century NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University’s College of Engineering has joined more than 120 engineering schools in a national initiative committed to educating a new generation of engineers expressly equipped to tackle some of the most pressing […]

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C.S. Lewis scholar from Oxford speaks at George Fox University April 9

Jason Lepojärvi is a guest of George Fox’s William Penn Honors Program and University President Robin Baker NEWBERG, Ore. – A C.S. Lewis scholar from St. Benet’s Hall at Oxford, England, will speak on the George Fox University campus as a guest of University President Robin Baker and the school’s William Penn Honors Program at […]

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George Fox University presents play ‘These Shining Lives’ as its spring drama

Shows scheduled April 9-12 and April 16-19 in Wood-Mar Auditorium NEWBERG, Ore. – The production These Shining Lives, a poetic tale about the lives of four women who refused to allow a company more concerned with profit than safety to silence their voices, will take the George Fox University stage in April. Directed by Professor […]

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George Fox University students named ‘Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges’

NEWBERG, Ore. – Eighteen students from George Fox University will be included in the 2015 edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.” George Fox faculty and staff chose the honorees by ballot, and the editors of the directory have endorsed the selections. The students were chosen based on their academic achievements, […]

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George Fox sends students on four spring break service trips

About 50 students from the university will spend their break helping others in diverse cross-cultural settings NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University will continue its tradition of sending students to serve diverse populations during the school’s weeklong spring break March 23-27. About 50 students are joining employee leaders for the university’s annual Spring Serve. This […]

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Prospective students, college transfers invited to preview George Fox University April 9-10

Students will have opportunity to meet professors, admissions counselors, current students and coaches NEWBERG, Ore. – Registration is open for Bruin Preview, a two-day college visitation event that allows prospective undergraduate students to check out college life at George Fox University. This spring’s preview event is scheduled Thursday and Friday, April 9-10, on the university’s […]

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George Fox University offers free tax preparation assistance

The College of Business service will be offered March 14 and April 11 NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University’s accounting department within the school’s College of Business is offering free tax preparation and e-filing assistance to local residents. Dates for help sessions are two upcoming Saturdays: March 14 and April 11. The Tax-Aide program is […]

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George Fox University forum addresses human rights from diverse faith perspectives

Free event, Circle of Peace Seminar, includes guests representing Judaism, Christianity, Islam and Baha’i on March 9 NEWBERG, Ore. – What do Judaism, Christianity, Islam and Baha’ism teach us about human rights? A panel discussion event co-hosted by George Fox University and the Circle of Peace Seminar will address the question on the university’s Newberg, […]

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