MAGDJ program adds new online option
MU is set to launch an online version of the Master of Arts in Global Development and Justice (MAGDJ) program in January 2017. The 18-month program will kick off with two weeks in Rwanda, where students will take their first two courses, embark on study tours and connect with practitioners. All subsequent courses will be taken online, and students will take two eight-week courses at a time.
MU to launch biology program in fall 2016
Multnomah University’s new biology program will open the door to an array of career options for students who are serious about faith and science. “I’m excited that our students will be able to prepare for graduate studies in medical, dental and veterinary doctoral programs,” says Admissions Counselor Becca Ovall.
Seminary students selected for internships at Oxford
For the third year in a row, a handful of Multnomah seminary students has been selected to attend the Logos Conference, a two-week internship hosted at Oxford and sponsored by the Scholars Initiative. Students from more than 60 schools in North America submit applications, but only 30 students are chosen for the trip.
Degree Completion Program expands offerings
The Degree Completion Program is adding a degree in applied psychology, set to launch in fall 2016. Students can expect a practical approach to psychology that will equip them to apply psychological concepts to everyday issues. The department also has changed the name of the business and ethics degree to business management and the biblical foundations degree to biblical studies.
Spring Thaw energizes, educates 650 students
For the seventh year in a row, Multnomah hosted Spring Thaw, a weekend retreat for local youth groups. The event saw 650 high school students enjoying dynamic teaching, interactive games and plenty of space to experience God outside their usual routines. “It’s a good way to build community and fall more in love with God,” says local youth director Michael Calquhoun.