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With the Murdock Trust’s continuous grantmaking, enrichment events and other diverse activities, programs and involvement, our staff and our nonprofit partners are constantly engaged in the work we do for our communities. When we publish news or make announcements, we’ll post these items here.



Women in Leadership 2017

Around 80 women representing nearly 60 different organizations attended our most recent Women in Leadership conference in Vancouver, WA. The speaker was Dr. Sandra Richter, professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College, who drew out leadership principles from the Old Testament and a historical context. For more information about the Women in Leadership program, visit […]
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2017 Partners in Science National Conference Wrap-Up

The 2017 Partners in Science national conference was held in San Diego January 13-14. We had more than 130 teachers, 20 mentors, and a host of special guests at the conference. This year’s participants came from the Pacific Northwest (Murdock Trust Partners), Research Corporation, Columbia University, Stanford University, UT-Southwestern Medical Center, Van Andel Education Institute, […]
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2014 Partners in Science National Conference a Great Success

The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust celebrates Roger Griffioen and Chuck Smith during the 2014 Partners in Science National conference in January. Roger Griffioen retires from his role as program administrative consultant on the Partners in Science team. The Trust is thankful for the wise and personal touch that Roger gave to the administration of each Partners grant, his help […]
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Partners in Science Partner named Outstanding Classroom Teacher in Oregon

Moe Daschel, chair of the St. Mary’s Academy science department in Portland, Oregon, honored by the Oregon Science Teachers Association. Read more >>
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Kenneth Golden named 2011 Neal Thorpe Memorial Lecturer for Murdock College Science Research Program Annual Conference

Highly accomplished Professor of Mathematics and Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering (University of Utah) to address conference attendees. Read more >>
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