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MU celebrates grand opening of new study space

Written on February 20th, 2017 by
Categories: Feature, Students
This afternoon, students, staff and faculty gathered to celebrate the grand opening of The Study, a new space for students who want to focus on homework. An extension of the Student Success Center, The Study is located in the southwest corner of the JCA. It takes the place of the former Commuter Center Lounge, which has since relocated to The Den. Continue Reading »
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‘This program shapes my life’: Mason Lepisto reflects on the Youth Ministry major

Written on November 7th, 2016 by
Categories: Programs, Students
Being a youth ministry major at MU is always unpredictable. You could be wearing a mummy costume and chasing a group of kids through a library pulsing with strobe lights. You could be smashing a laptop with a pickax in preaching class. Or you could be bouncing around in a huge inflatable bubble during chapel. Continue Reading »
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MU alum partners with Disney to serve families through Circle

Written on October 13th, 2016 by
Categories: Alumni, General

Walking into the offices of Circle Media Inc. is a little like stepping through a portal into another, more fantastic world. Continue Reading »

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Global ministry trends and issues, part 8: Mission training in the 21st century

Written on October 6th, 2016 by
Categories: Faculty, Missions, Press Releases, Programs, Students
A few years ago I was invited to consult on a mission and development project that was focused on caring for at-risk kids. As I approached the residential group home where several dozen young people were being cared for, I couldn’t help but notice the despair in the eyes of the mission volunteers and caretakers of the children. Continue Reading »
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Hebrew professor and students to present Dead Sea Scrolls fragments and findings on Oct. 10

Written on September 29th, 2016 by
Categories: Events, General, Seminary, Students

PORTLAND, Ore. — Dr. Karl Kutz, a Multnomah University professor, and a number of his students will present their recently published research on several Dead Sea Scrolls fragments at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, at Multnomah University. In addition, the Museum of the Bible from Washington, D.C. will bring the fragments themselves for an exhibit in the university’s upper library. Continue Reading »

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New biology professor integrates faith and science

Written on September 21st, 2016 by
Categories: Faculty, General, Press Releases, Programs

For the true scientist, faith is something that must be simultaneously held at arm’s length and embraced. Being in a field where knowledge is tested, retested and tested again forces the scientist to stand at a certain distance from what he or she knows. Some scientists who are perched in that place see faith as a distraction, or at worst a limitation. Some, however, see their faith as precisely the force that gives them courage to delve fearlessly into the mysteries of life. Dr. Sarah Gall, chair of the biology department at MU, is this latter type of scientist. Continue Reading »