University News

Dr. Kevin K. Chui Named Director of School of Physical Therapy

Chui succeeds Dr. Richard Rutt, who is retiring at the end of the academic year.

Political History of Olympics Captured in New Book by Pacific University Professor Jules Boykoff

Published by Verso Books, Power Games chronicles the modern Olympic Games' social implications.

Pacific University Honors Faculty, Staff

Pacific University celebrated its annual Faculty & Staff Honors & Awards Ceremony on May 11, recognizing the contributions of faculty, staff and community members to the university.

Pacific Mourns Acclaimed Writer, MFA Professor Katherine Dunn

Internationally acclaimed author Katherine Dunn, a professor in the Pacific University Master of Fine Arts in Writing Program, has died at age 70.

Ecuadorian Alumnus Reaches Out After Earthquake

Xavier Muñoz ’00 is safe following the April 16 earthquake in Ecuador, but he's reaching out to friends around the world for support for his country.

Dental Care for Foster Children

Students in the School of Dental Hygiene Studies seek ways to increase dental care for children in foster care.

Diversifying Dental Hygiene

Students in the School of Dental Hygiene Studies look for ways to bring diversity to their chosen profession.

Bridging the Gap for Dental Care in Pregnancy

Three students in the School of Dental Hygiene Studies design plan to help bridge the gap between obstetric care and dental care for pregnant women at Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center.

Pacific String Project Students Collaborate with Hillsboro School District Mariachi Band

The project, funded by a Faith Gabelnick grant, concluded with a joint concert on April 24.

Spring 2016 Pacific Magazine Highlights Caring, Health Professions

The Spring 2016 issue of Pacific magazine is now available in print and online. This issue features several stories about how alumni, students and employees live out the "care" portion of Pacific's mission. Also included is a special insert, Transforming Care, about interprofessional education and practice.

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