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  • Cooking Up Business

    November 14:

    On any given summer evening, the Portland Mercado is a swirl of activity: families eating Cuban sandwiches, Mexican tamales, or Puerto Rican mofongo at nearby food trucks; bands playing on the patio; people doing their evening shopping at the meat market and grocery store. The Mercado in Southeast Portland is home to dozens of businesses. And Chris Bailey BA ’08 has had a hand in launching many of them.

  • German Studies Curates Retrospective Special Collections Exhibit on the Bauhaus

    October 30: The Staatliches Bauhaus, an art school founded in 1919 in Weimar, Germany, was a pioneer in arts education. On the 100th anniversary of its founding, two German studies majors collaborated with faculty and Watzek Library’s Special Collections to curate a collection featuring replicas of iconic Bauhaus furniture, art, and photographs.
  • Trustee Paula Hayes Profiled on OPB

    October 10: Paula Hayes B.S. ’92—a Board of Trustees member and recipient of the Pioneer Alumna Leadership Award—was recently profiled by Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) for her innovative cosmetics company. Hue Noir’s beauty products are designed for an underserved market of darker-skinned women whose skin colors and tones aren’t readily compatible with mainstream products.


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