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.



Alaska Community Foundation Announces Thorpe Scholarship Recipients

Memorial Scholarships worth a total of $15,000 awarded to Alaskan high school graduates seeking to be the first in their immediate family to attend college. Read more >>
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Arctic Science Workshop Explores Impact Of Global Warming

Documenting the experiences of the team, which included Murdock Trust Trustee John Castles, aboard the Canadian Coast Guard Icebreaker Louis S. St. Laurent.  Read the report >>
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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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“Quantum Computing with Atoms and Photons” by Dr. Boris Blinov

Announcing the Neal O. Thorpe Honorary Lecture at the Nineteenth Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research of the Murdock College Science Research Program, November 12-13, 2010, at Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon.  Read full announcement >>
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Lend A Hand, Today

Trustee John Castles presented a grant to Eagle Mount-Bozeman on the Today show with Al Roker as part of NBC’s “Lend a Hand” feature. Read more >>
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Van Zytveld Honored With Named Fellowship

Summer Undergraduate Fellowship Endowment in partnership with Calvin College honors Dr. John Van Zytveld for his many years of service as Murdock Trust senior program.  Read more >>
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Meyer Memorial Trust announces Oregon Unlimited

Announcing a free, easy-to-use online platform where Oregonians can gather to raise issues, identify needs, exchange information and take action toward shared solutions  Learn more >>
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An Obama-Inspired Volunteer-Recruitment Website

Finding and sharing ways to do good with All for Good. Learn more >>
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