M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust
University of Portland, Partners in Science
Sr. Angela Hoffman, O.S.B., professor of chemistry at the University of Portland. Photo credit: University of Portland

The University of Portland recently announced a Partners in Science grant awarded to Sr. Angela Hoffman, O.S.B., that will provide Amy Sutton, a local high school teacher from Benson Polytechnic High School, the opportunity to do work with Hoffman to do cutting-edge research.

The Murdock Trust’s Partners in Science Program is in its 28th year and has awarded grants to more than 500 high school science teachers, providing them the opportunity to work with a research mentor over the course of two summers. Read more about the Partners in Science Program.

Read the full article from University of Portland:

“The importance of the collaboration between the University and high schools in our local community is essential. This grant, and the Partners program as a whole, equips science teachers with the research experience to implement better practices in their own classrooms,” noted Fr. Gerard Olinger, C.S.C., vice president of university relations. The grant represents the latest in support for the University from the Murdock Charitable Trust that, to date, totals almost $10 million dollars.”

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