PRF News

May 2022 Newsletter.

May 2022 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • PRF Showcase Recap
  • Student Fellows Reflect on Their PRF Experience
  • PRF 22-23: Engaging Humanities

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Mar. 2022 Newsletter.

Mar. 2022 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • PRF Spring Series Recap
  • College After Covid: Contribute to the Conversation
  • Save the Date: PRF Showcase, 4/21, 5-7pm, Franz Hall

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Jan. 2022 Newsletter.

Jan. 2022 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Humanities "Versus" STEM? Roundtable, Th 2/3, 4-5:15pm
  • Overheard at UP: Disciplinary Stereotypes Edition
  • PRF Course Highlight: The World Needs Interdisciplinary Students
  • Student Fellow Spotlight: Gina DiLisio
  • Health and the Humanities: Local Perspectives

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Nov. 2021 Newsletter.

Nov. 2021 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • PRF 21-22 Interdisciplinary Working Groups
  • Table Talk: Stories of Our Dinner
  • Loosen UP
  • College After Covid: Archiving the Present to Imagine UP's Futures
  • Introducing the Public Research Scholarship

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May 2021 Newsletter.

May 2021 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • PRF Showcase, Archive Feature New Directions in Academic Work
  • Why PRF? Program Interns Produce Short Film on Year 2: Displacement and Justice
  • Program Introduces New Interdisciplinary Working Group Structure for Year 3

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Mar. 2021 Newsletter.

Mar. 2021 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Save the Date: Public Humanities at UP, 4/8/21
  • PRF Tools and Resources: Using the Humanities for All Archive
  • Project Spotlight: Dear Stranger: College Edition
  • Event Recap: Displacement and (In)Justice Community Roundtable
  • Reading Course Highlight: Framing Undergraduate Research for Professional Contexts

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Feb. 2021 Newsletter.

Feb. 2021 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Save the Date: Displacement and (In)Justice in Portland, 2/18/21
  • PRF Syllabus Snapshot: "How to Avoid a Post-Scholar America"
  • Community Highlight: The Immigrant Story
  • Student Fellow Spotlight
  • Using the Humanities to Connect During Covid

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November 2020 Newsletter.

November 2020 Newsletter

In this issue:

  • Wrapping Year 1: PRF Hosts Brittney Cooper, Virtual Roundtable
  • Program Launches New Theme: Displacement and Justice
  • Introducing PRF Teaching Fellowships
  • Project Highlight: Dr. Lezlie Cross's "Where Is Home?"
  • Student Fellow Spotlight: Senior Alex Gonzalez

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Public Research Fellows Newsletter.

The Second Edition of the Public Research Fellows Newsletter is Here!

PRF is pleased to share our second newsletter ahead of the Symposium Friday, March 13. Read on to find out more about the day’s events, our (now virtual) keynote speaker Brittney Cooper, and the work our student and faculty fellows have been doing across the year.

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photo of Franz Hall in Spring

University of Portland Public Research Fellows Program secures grants inspired by Centennial of Women’s Suffrage

The University of Portland’s inaugural Public Research Fellows Program has landed three external grants to support public humanities undergraduate research projects inspired by this year’s 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. 

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PRF in The Beacon.

PRF featured in The Beacon

"The 2019-20 academic year will host the inaugural Public Research Fellows program at the University of Portland, centered on the centennial of U.S. women’s suffrage..." Read the article.
Student Fellow featured in the URC newsletter.

PRF Student Fellow Featured by the Undergraduate Research Club

The Undergraduate Research Club featured PRF Student Fellow Maggie Loft in their October newsletter. Read about her work on page 7!

PRF November Newsletter.

The First Edition of the Public Research Fellows Program Newsletter Is Here!

PRF is pleased to share our first program newsletter with the UP community. Read on to find out more about the program, student and faculty fellows, and upcoming events.

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