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New biology professor integrates faith and science

Written on September 21st, 2016 by
Categories: Faculty, Feature, General, 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 »

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Conference teaches church leaders how to respect, engage with science

Written on April 28th, 2016 by
Categories: Events, Programs, Seminary, Students
Many see faith and science like oil and water — they’re impossible to integrate. But New Wine, New Wineskins thinks differently. On April 16 and 23, the institute hosted a conference aimed at dispelling the segregation of these communities through thoughtful dialogue. Continue Reading »
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President, COO of Horizon Air Dave Campbell to deliver commencement address

Written on April 26th, 2016 by
Categories: Events
President and Chief Operations Officer of Horizon Air Dave Campbell will be speaking at Multnomah University’s 2016 commencement on May 6. Continue Reading »
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‘A sense of adventure’: Tirzah Allen satisfies her love of travel in the MATESOL program

Written on April 18th, 2016 by
Categories: Programs, Students
After graduating with a BA in English and communication, Allen began researching grad schools. “I chose TESOL because I wanted the ability to open more doors and be challenged continuously. I don’t want to be too comfortable, and I want to keep extending myself. This requires a built-in sense of adventure.” Continue Reading »
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A tale of two forests: MU prof reflects on forest regeneration in honor of Earth Day

Written on April 18th, 2016 by
Categories: Events, Faculty
There still seems to be a common understanding within some circles that Earth Day and Christians don’t mix. Is this perception flawed? Let’s consider two of our great western forests. Continue Reading »
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Local nonprofit creates unique internship opportunities for business students

Written on April 15th, 2016 by
Categories: Events, Programs, Students
Business Department Chair Lee Sellers is passionate about integrating practical experience into his students’ education. So when Andrew Stone at Kingdom Ministries needed interns to help support his young nonprofit, an on-going partnership was created. Continue Reading »