Archive for January, 2014

Stanford neurobiologist speaks at George Fox University Feb. 10

Dr. Bill Newsome presents “Brain, Mind and Free Will: Did My Neurons Make Me Do It?” in fourth installment of Dalton Lecture Series NEWBERG, Ore. – Are we just the sum of our neurons? Does my brain shape me, or do I shape my brain? Is freedom of choice an illusion? These are among the […]

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George Fox University presents winter musical ‘Parade’

Theatre production based on historical events of 1913 will take the stage in late January, early February NEWBERG, Ore. – George Fox University’s theatre department will bring to the stage this winter the musical Parade, a play based on historical events that tells the story of Leon Frank, a Jewish factory worker who, in 1913 […]

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George Fox invites alumni, community to campus for ‘Bruin Madness IV’ Jan. 25

Event includes basketball games, indoor tailgate party and young alumni gathering NEWBERG, Ore. – Once again, George Fox University is inviting alumni, students, parents and other supporters of the school to its Newberg, Ore., campus for the fourth annual “Bruin Madness” event, scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 25. The fourth annual bash will feature an indoor […]

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Students, staff from George Fox University volunteer at MLK Day of Service in Portland Jan. 20

NEWBERG, Ore. – Students and staff from George Fox University will join about 1,000 volunteers from nine other colleges and universities to serve at the fifth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 20. George Fox plans to bring at least 75 volunteers. The event, organized by Oregon Campus Compact, begins […]

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Some of region’s top young artists showcase work at George Fox University Jan. 28 through Feb. 24

School hosts 22nd annual High School Art Northwest exhibit, which opens with reception Jan. 28 NEWBERG, Ore. – Some of the region’s top young artists will have their work on display at George Fox University Jan. 28 through Feb. 24, when the university hosts its 22nd annual High School Art Northwest exhibit in the school’s […]

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George Fox University hosts 2014 Faith & Culture Writers Conference March 7-8

The third annual event will feature more than 30 speakers, including bloggers, authors and theologians, and give aspiring writers guidance on how to get published NEWBERG, Ore. – Thirty diverse speakers – including bloggers, fiction and nonfiction authors, theologians, activists, literary agents, professors, social media experts and journalists – will descend on the George Fox […]

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Princeton professor Robert P. George speaks at George Fox University Feb. 6

The man The New York Times calls “America’s most influential conservative Christian thinker” is a guest of George Fox’s William Penn Honors Program NEWBERG, Ore. – A Princeton professor and author whom the New York Times has called “America’s most influential conservative Christian thinker” will speak on the George Fox University campus at 7:30 p.m. […]

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Free George Fox business seminar: ‘The Interplay of Bodies and Influence in Leadership: A New Economics of Power’

MaryKate Morse addresses such questions as “How do our bodies ‘speak’ before we say a word” at Jan. 24 event NEWBERG, Ore. – How do our bodies “speak” even before we say a word? How do groups instinctively “size you up” and decide who influences them? These and other questions will be addressed at the […]

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Linda Samek hired as provost at George Fox University

Former dean of the university’s College of Education takes helm of school’s academic programs NEWBERG, Ore. – After conducting a national search, George Fox University hired one of its own to oversee the school’s academic programs for the future. Linda Samek, former dean of the school’s College of Education, was named provost of the Newberg, […]

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