For wakeful students, a professor nun in the chemistry lab is not a contradiction but a long-term life-altering gift. Fourth in the museum’s “A Given Life” series is Sr. Angela Hoffman, O.S.B., research chemist, distinguished teacher, and consecrated religious. From the River Campus to the classroom, Sr. Hoffman’s yew trees offer University students opportunities to enter into life-saving research projects. Recognized for her achievements in and outside of the classroom, Sr. Angela Hoffman is among the University’s most often awarded current faculty members.
The University’s TIAA-CREF investment counselor for employees, Preston Watts, will be on campus a number of times this year for individual financial counseling sessions. The next one-on-one counseling sessions will take place on March 17, 18, and 19 in Orrico Hall room 101. Go to www.tiaa-cref.org/schedulenow or call TIAA-CREF at (877) 842-2028 (press 5) to schedule an appointment today.
For more information contact Andy Sherwood, Human Resources, at 8981 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
University parents are invited to take the opportunity to enjoy four hours of free time with their significant others while the UP onsite daycare watches their children on Parents Night Out, Friday, March 6, from 6-10 p.m. This service is provided by Vermont Hills Family Life Center daycare/preschool. The cost is $40 per child and $50 for two kids, and includes dinner for the little ones. Proceeds benefit the UP daycare/preschool house. For more information or to sign your kids up, contact Cala Richman, director, at (503) 283-9688 or email@example.com.
Among the first buildings on the University campus was St. Mary’s Convent, which served as a residence for the religious sisters who worked in the kitchen and laundry for the University and Columbia Prep students until 1944. Located on what is now part of the quad near the Chapel, Buckley Center, and Commons, St. Mary’s also served as the campus infirmary. For pictures of St. Mary’s Convent and the religious sisters, view a new display from the University Museum located in the display case near the computer stations in the Pilot House.
Contact Carolyn Connolly, museum coordinator, at 8038 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.