University News

Serena Wallace '19: 'I want to help people live life to the fullest'

Pacific allowed Serena Wallace '19 to pursue to passions — running and music — while working toward her dream career in physical therapy.

Hulse is a Girl for All Seasons: Volleyball, Lacrosse, Wildfire

Hannah Hulse ’19 measures her life in seasons: volleyball season, lacrosse season, and fire season.

Doing It All: Academics, Student Goverment & Sports Keep Hiefield Busy

Mallory Hiefield ’17 switched sports in the middle of her college years, finding herself on a conference championship team. In the meantime, she has pursued a rigorous academic path and been elected Undergraduate Student Sentate president.

Storybook Experience: Writer Pursues Diverse College Life

Pacific basketball player Charli Elliott '19 completed her first novel during freshman year.

Weli Alamillo '18: 'I Instantly Knew I Could Live Here'

Weli Alamillo '18 was excited for the chance to play soccer at the collegiate level. The chance to delve into scientific research, though, was even more exciting.

Tennis Player Wininger '17 Finds Unexpected Interest in Voyages

Clark Wininger ’17 came to Pacific University to play tennis. But through Voyages and the Anthropology/Sociology Department, he’s found a lot more.

Professor Nancy Neudauer Receives Simons Foundation Award

Dr. Neudauer awarded $35,000 to support collaborative research project “Matroids in an International Research Community: generating new researchers.”

Two Pacific Students Awarded US Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship To Study Abroad

Passina Abe and Meriya Sanchez will study in Japan and India, respectively, this fall. They are among just 1,150 undergraduate students nationally to receive the scholarship.

Pacific University Welcomes Five New Members to Board of Trustees

Julia Brim-Edwards (Nike), Sheri Garboden '76 (Flir Systems) and Norman Scott '63 (Ret. US Navy) began their terms on July 1 along with faculty representative Graham Erickson (College of Optometry) and graduate student representative Katie Ohene (Clinical Psychology). Longtime trustee Gerald Yoshida '73 elected as board chair.

In the News: Professor Jules Boykoff Analyzes the Upcoming 2016 Summer Olympics

Dr. Boykoff has provided extensive analysis on the upcoming Olympic Games to major news media, including The New York Times, BBC and USA Today.

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