Ami Ahern-Rindell, biology, was invited to contribute a case study titled “An International and Multidisciplinary Research Collaboration in the Ancient City of Pollentia in Mallorca Spain” to a chapter pertaining to international undergraduate research in The Cambridge Handbook of Undergraduate Research to be published later this year by Cambridge University Press. The case study highlights ancient DNA analysis that Ahern-Rindell and her students are conducting on human remains as part of the University of Portland’s Pollentia Undergraduate Research Expedition (PURE) Program, a collaboration between UP faculty-student teams and a group of Spanish archeologists/anthropologists and their students to help excavate the Roman city of Pollentia dating from 123 BCE, located on the Island of Mallorca.
School of Nursing dean Casey Shillam was featured in Portland Business Journal where she discussed health care education now and post-pandemic.
Simon Aihiokhai, theology, delivered “We Are Children of Grace,” reflections on the first reading of Easter Vigil liturgy at Saint Andrew Catholic Church, April 11, 2020.
Laura Dyer, biology, received a $76,950 M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust grant for “Probing the effects of shear stress on coronary artery development to determine how developmental defects arise,” March 2020.
Carol J. Dempsey, OP, theology, wrote a scripture reflection for the fifth Sunday of Lent for National Catholic Reporter.
Sally Hood, education, contributed “Two-way immersion teacher preparation” in Foreign Language Annals, 53 (1), 128-148, April 2020.