Plan to attend Thursday lecture featuring Princeton’s Robert P. George

Monday, March 11th, 2019

The university community is invited to a lecture featuring Robert P. George at 7:30 p.m. this Thursday, March 14, in Bauman Auditorium. George will be speaking on “Civic Virtues and the Constitution: The Founders’ Plan to Protect Liberty and Prevent Tyranny.”

Don’t miss this compelling lecture from one of the nation’s preeminent and influential conservative Christian thinkers, an award-winning teacher, and top scholar in ethics, law, politics and philosophy.

George is the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University. More information can be found here.

Questions? Contact Nancy Schifferdecker at nschifferdecher@georgefox.edu.

Information on spring commencement events now available

Sunday, March 10th, 2019

Do you have questions about upcoming commencement events? 

Check out commencement.georgefox.edu for information on the wide variety of commencement events for undergraduate, graduate and degree-completion students.

Questions? Contact Janelle Freitag at jfreitag@georgefox.edu.

Gather for climate change lecture tonight

Sunday, March 10th, 2019

All are invited to the university’s annual Dalton Lecture at 7:30 p.m. tonight (Monday) in Bauman Auditorium.

This year’s lecture, “Two Degrees of Separation: Climate Change and the Pursuit of Truth in a Post-truth World,” will be presented by Richard L. Lindroth, the Vilas Distinguished Achievement professor of ecology and recent associate dean of research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Lindroth’s presentation will explore the fundamental premises of science, how humans engage with facts, and how to improve science communication across ideological, cultural and tribal divisions for the betterment of humanity and the sake of the world.

Following his presentation, a George Fox student research poster session and dessert reception will take place in the Bauman lobby.

Lindroth will also speak in a class in Wood-Mar Auditorium at 3 p.m. this afternoon, presenting a lecture entitled “What Can Chemistry Tell Us about Ecology? Insights into the Ecological and Evolutionary Success of an Iconic Forest Tree Species.” All are welcome to this event as well.

For more on the presentation and the Dalton Lecture Series, visit this link.

Questions? Contact Vetta Berokoff at vberokof@georgefox.edu.

Survey: Fitness and mental resilience

Friday, March 8th, 2019

Are you a male undergraduate or graduate student between the ages of 18 and 25? We need you to take our survey!

Please help us with our senior seminar research project. We are looking at the relationship between fitness and mental resilience. Take our survey here; it will only take five to 10 minutes. All responses will be kept anonymous.

Questions? Contact Kayla Nielsen at knielsen15@georgefox.edu.

Disclaimer: These surveys are student generated and are not to be associated with any official research conducted by faculty and staff at George Fox University. Any views or opinions presented in these surveys are solely those of the students and do not represent those of George Fox University. The distribution of these surveys is a service provided to George Fox University students as they prepare their research required by the curriculum. Students are required to have department approval. Any questions about these surveys should be directed to the students associated with the survey in question.

Come to climate change lecture this Monday

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

All are invited to the university’s annual Dalton Lecture at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 11, in Bauman Auditorium.

This year’s lecture, “Two Degrees of Separation: Climate Change and the Pursuit of Truth in a Post-truth World,” will be presented by Richard L. Lindroth, the Vilas Distinguished Achievement professor of ecology and recent associate dean of research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Lindroth’s presentation will explore the fundamental premises of science, how humans engage with facts, and how to improve science communication across ideological, cultural and tribal divisions for the betterment of humanity and the sake of the world.

Following his presentation, a George Fox student research poster session and dessert reception will take place in the Bauman lobby.

Lindroth will also speak in a class in Wood-Mar Auditorium at 3 p.m. on Monday, March 11, presenting a lecture entitled “What Can Chemistry Tell Us about Ecology? Insights into the Ecological and Evolutionary Success of an Iconic Forest Tree Species.” All are welcome to this event as well.

For more on the presentation and the Dalton Lecture Series, visit this link.

Questions? Contact Vetta Berokoff at vberokof@georgefox.edu.

Cycle to support a good cause this Saturday

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

A group of Master of Social Work students are teaming up with CycleBar to host a cycling class to raise money for Compassion First. Compassion First is a Beaverton-based organization that helps victims of sex trafficking in Indonesia by funding rescues, offering safe aftercare, and empowering the women and children in their future endeavors.

Come party with us at CycleBar Tanasbourne (2110 NE Allie Ave., Unit 608 in Hillsboro) this Saturday, March 9, at 1 p.m. as we cycle to upbeat music and support a good cause at the same time. The class costs $25, and all of the proceeds go to Compassion First. Towels and shoes will be provided, as well as post-ride snacks!

Cyclists new to CycleBar need to first register here. Then log out and register for a bike and donate here.

Questions? Contact Mickina Biagi at mbiagi14@georgefox.edu.

Come to lecture tonight on Christians as ‘believers’

Monday, March 4th, 2019

All are invited to the 2019 Spring Faculty Lecture tonight (Tuesday) at 6 p.m. in Hoover 105. 

Nijay K.Gupta’s lecture, “People of Faith: Why the First Christians Called Themselves ‘Believers,'” will focus on why followers of Jesus adopted the label “believers” in reference to their identity, and even referred to their religion as “the faith.” What significance did this pose for them? Was it primarily about “beliefs,” or something more? Gupta will explore these important historical questions and also address the relevance this discussion has for Christian identity today.

Gupta is the recipient of the 2017-18 Faculty Achievement Award for Graduate Research and Scholarship and an associate professor of New Testament at Portland Seminary. 

Come between 5 and 6 p.m. and check out the work of our Richter Student Scholars and Steinfeldt Peace Scholars at a symposium in the Hoover lobby. Students will present their research and peace projects in a conversational poster format. Refreshments will be served.

Questions? Contact Laurie Fair at lfair@georgefox.edu.

Princeton professor Robert P. George speaks on campus March 14

Sunday, March 3rd, 2019

The university community is invited to a lecture featuring Robert P. George at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 14, in Bauman Auditorium. George will be speaking on “Civic Virtues and the Constitution: The Founders’ Plan to Protect Liberty and Prevent Tyranny.”

Don’t miss this compelling lecture from one of the nation’s preeminent and influential conservative Christian thinkers, an award-winning teacher, and top scholar in ethics, law, politics and philosophy.

George is the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University. More information can be found here.

Questions? Contact Nancy Schifferdecker at nschifferdecher@georgefox.edu.

Cycle for Compassion First and support a good cause

Sunday, March 3rd, 2019

A group of Master of Social Work students are teaming up with CycleBar to host a cycling class to raise money for Compassion First. Compassion First is a Beaverton-based organization that helps victims of sex trafficking in Indonesia by funding rescues, offering safe aftercare, and empowering the women and children in their future endeavors.

Come party with us at CycleBar Tanasbourne (2110 NE Allie Ave., Unit 608 in Hillsboro) this Saturday, March 9, at 1 p.m. as we cycle to upbeat music and support a good cause at the same time. The class costs $25 and all of the proceeds go to Compassion First. Towels and shoes will be provided, as well as post-ride snacks!

Cyclists new to CycleBar need to first register here. Then log out and register for a bike and donate here.

Questions? Contact Mickina Biagi at mbiagi14@georgefox.edu.

Plan to attend climate change lecture on March 11

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

All are invited to the university’s annual Dalton Lecture at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 11, in Bauman Auditorium.

This year’s lecture, “Two Degrees of Separation: Climate Change and the Pursuit of Truth in a Post-truth World” will be presented by Richard L. Lindroth, the Vilas Distinguished Achievement professor of ecology and recent associate dean of research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Lindroth’s presentation will explore the fundamental premises of science, how humans engage with facts, and how to improve science communication across ideological, cultural and tribal divisions for the betterment of humanity and the sake of the world.

Following his presentation, a George Fox student research poster session and dessert reception will take place in the Bauman lobby.

Lindroth will also speak in a class in Wood-Mar Auditorium at 3 p.m. on Monday, March 11, presenting a lecture entitled “What Can Chemistry Tell Us about Ecology? Insights into the Ecological and Evolutionary Success of an Iconic Forest Tree Species.” All are welcome to this event as well.

For more on the presentation and the Dalton Lecture Series, visit this link.

Questions? Contact Vetta Berokoff at vberokof@georgefox.edu.

Gather for faculty lecture on Christians as ‘believers’ this Tuesday

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

All are invited to the 2019 Spring Faculty Lecture on Tuesday, March 5, at 6 p.m. in Hoover 105. 

Nijay K.Gupta’s lecture, “People of Faith: Why the First Christians Called Themselves ‘Believers,'” will focus on why followers of Jesus adopted the label “believers” in reference to their identity, and even referred to their religion as “the faith.” What significance did this pose for them? Was it primarily about “beliefs,” or something more? Gupta will explore these important historical questions and also address the relevance this discussion has for Christian identity today.

Gupta is the recipient of the 2017-18 Faculty Achievement Award for Graduate Research and Scholarship and the Associate Professor of New Testament at Portland Seminary. 

Come early, between 5 and 6 p.m., and check out the work of our Richter Student Scholars and Steinfeldt Peace Scholars at a symposium in the Hoover lobby. Students will present their research and peace projects in a conversational poster format. Refreshments will be served.

Questions? Contact Laurie Fair at lfair@georgefox.edu.

Cycle for Compassion First to support a good cause

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

A group of Master of Social Work students are teaming up with CycleBar to host a cycling class to raise money for Compassion First, a Beaverton-based organization that helps victims of sex trafficking in Indonesia by funding rescues, offering safe aftercare, and empowering the women and children in their future endeavors.

Come party with us at the CycleBar Tanasbourne (2110 NE Allie Ave., Unit 608 in Hillsboro) on Saturday, March 9, at 1 p.m., as we cycle to upbeat music and support a good cause at the same time. The class costs $25, and all of the proceeds go to Compassion First. Towels and shoes will be provided, as well as post-ride snacks!

Cyclists new to CycleBar need to first register here. Then log out and register for a bike and donate here.

Questions? Contact Mickina Biagi at mbiagi14@georgefox.edu.

Registration is now open for summer online courses

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

If you’re interested in catching up or getting ahead on your general education requirements, taking an online course at Fox this summer is an excellent strategy!

Registration is now open. Class sections are limited to 20 students each, and they fill up fast. Excellent general education options in BIBL, CHEM, RELI, MATH, HUMA, MUSI, PHYS, ACCT, and more are available.

The courses run for eight weeks for full credit, and the fee is 50 percent off normal tuition. In some cases, your financial aid package can be used to cover the cost; check with Financial Aid for details.

The courses are all taught by experienced, devoted faculty members with a track record of success in online teaching. If you have questions about the applicability of a particular class to your degree requirements, contact your CAP Coach for more information.

Visit our website for the course list and instructions for registration.

Questions? Contact Brian Doak, director of the summer online program, at bdoak@georgefox.edu

Fill out this workout survey

Monday, February 25th, 2019

Please take this survey to help seniors in HHPE 490 with their research project. Thank you!

Questions? Contact Madeline Francis at mfrancis15@georgefox.edu.

Disclaimer: These surveys are student generated and are not to be associated with any official research conducted by faculty and staff at George Fox University. Any views or opinions presented in these surveys are solely those of the students and do not represent those of George Fox University. The distribution of these surveys is a service provided to George Fox University students as they prepare their research required by the curriculum. Students are required to have department approval. Any questions about these surveys should be directed to the students associated with the survey in question.

Plan to attend March 5 faculty lecture featuring Nijay Gupta

Sunday, February 24th, 2019

All are invited to the 2019 Spring Faculty Lecture on Tuesday, March 5, at 6 p.m. in Hoover 105. 

Nijay Gupta’s lecture, “People of Faith: Why the First Christians Called Themselves ‘Believers,'” will focus on why followers of Jesus adopted the label “believers” in reference to their identity, and even referred to their religion as “the faith.” What significance did this pose for them? Was it primarily about “beliefs,” or something more? Gupta will explore these important historical questions and also address the relevance this discussion has for Christian identity today.

Gupta is the recipient of the 2017-18 Faculty Achievement Award for Graduate Research and Scholarship and an associate professor of New Testament at Portland Seminary. 

Come early, between 5 and 6 p.m., and check out the work of our Richter Student Scholars and Steinfeldt Peace Scholars at a symposium in the Hoover lobby. Students will present their research and peace projects in a conversational poster format. Refreshments will be served.

Questions? Contact Laurie Fair at lfair@georgefox.edu.

Summer online course registration is now open

Sunday, February 24th, 2019

If you’re interested in catching up or getting ahead on your general education requirements, taking an online course at Fox this summer is an excellent strategy!

Registration is now open. Class sections are limited to twenty students each, and they fill up fast. Excellent general education options in BIBL, CHEM, RELI, MATH, HUMA, MUSI, PHYS, ACCT, and more are available.

The courses run for eight weeks for full credit, and the fee is 50% off normal tuition. In some cases, your financial aid package can be used to cover the cost – check with Financial Aid for details.

The courses are all taught by experienced, devoted faculty members with a track record of success in online teaching. If you have questions about the applicability of a particular class to your degree requirements, contact your CAP Coach for more information.

Visit our website for the course list and instructions for registration.

Questions? Contact Brian Doak, director of the summer online program, at bdoak@georgefox.edu

Fill out survey on fitness and mental resilience

Sunday, February 24th, 2019

Are you between the ages of 18 and 25 and an undergraduate or graduate student?

Please help us with our senior seminar research project. We are looking at the relationship between fitness and mental resilience. Take our survey here. It will only take five to 10 minutes. All responses will be kept anonymous. Thank you.

Questions? Contact Kayla Nielsen at knielsen15@georgefox.edu.

Disclaimer: These surveys are student generated and are not to be associated with any official research conducted by faculty and staff at George Fox University. Any views or opinions presented in these surveys are solely those of the students and do not represent those of George Fox University. The distribution of these surveys is a service provided to George Fox University students as they prepare their research required by the curriculum. Students are required to have department approval. Any questions about these surveys should be directed to the students associated with the survey in question.

Spring commencement events information

Sunday, February 24th, 2019

Do you have questions about upcoming commencement events? 

Check out commencement.georgefox.edu for information on the wide variety of commencement events for undergraduate, graduate and degree-completion students.

Questions? Contact Janelle Freitag at jfreitag@georgefox.edu.

Fill out this survey about working out

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

Please take this survey to help seniors in HHPE 490 with their research project. Thank you!

Questions? Contact Madeline Francis at mfrancis15@georgefox.edu.

Disclaimer: These surveys are student generated and are not to be associated with any official research conducted by faculty and staff at George Fox University. Any views or opinions presented in these surveys are solely those of the students and do not represent those of George Fox University. The distribution of these surveys is a service provided to George Fox University students as they prepare their research required by the curriculum. Students are required to have department approval. Any questions about these surveys should be directed to the students associated with the survey in question.

Fill out fitness and mental resilience survey

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

Are you between the ages of 18 and 25 and an undergraduate or graduate student?

Please help us with our senior seminar research project. We are looking at the relationship between fitness and mental resilience. Take our survey here. It will only take five to 10 minutes. All responses will be kept anonymous. Thank you.

Questions? Contact Kayla Nielsen at knielsen15@georgefox.edu.

Disclaimer: These surveys are student generated and are not to be associated with any official research conducted by faculty and staff at George Fox University. Any views or opinions presented in these surveys are solely those of the students and do not represent those of George Fox University. The distribution of these surveys is a service provided to George Fox University students as they prepare their research required by the curriculum. Students are required to have department approval. Any questions about these surveys should be directed to the students associated with the survey in question.