University News

Public Health Professor Researches, Talks on Housing

Public Health Professor Moriah McSharry McGrath has been collaborating with the Community Alliance of Tenants to better research operations and get more information on the health impacts of eviction in Portland.

History Professor Larry Lipin Involved in Panel

History Professor Larry Lipin recently participated in a panel discussion, "State of the Field on Interactions Between Labor and Environmental History," at the meeting of the Organization of American Historians in Rhode Island.

Anthropology Professor Jessica Hardin Published

Anthropology Professor Jessica Harden published in New Mana: Transformation of a Classis Concept in Pacific Languages and Cultures.

TIAA-CREF Financial Counseling Sessions Offered

Free and personalized one-hour TIAA-CREF financial counseling sessions will be offered to faculty and staff members on both the Forest Grove and Hillsboro campuses throughout the rest of the spring semester.

In the News: Oregon Humanities Publishes Excerpt from Professor Jules Boykoff's Upcoming Book

Boykoff's latest book, Power Games: A Political History of the Olympics, is expected to be released later this year.

In the News: Los Angeles Times Publishes Essay by Professor Jules Boykoff

An expert on the politics of international sport, Boykoff opines on the Rio Olympics and Brazil's political and economic chaos.

In the News: Biology Professor David Scholnick Joins Colleagues in D.C. to Advocate Research

The professor behind the Shrimp on a Treadmill research explains its value to lawmakers.

Mike Geraci '91 | "Ask Yourself What You're Missing"

Use your social networks and ask people questions, says Mike Geraci '91. The first in his family to attend college, Geraci chose Pacific, where he went on to become an associate professor in the Department of Media Arts.

Jaye Cee Whitehead '00 | "Ask Questions"

Jaye Cee Whitehead '00 came to Pacific from rural Wyoming. 'I got here and I had no idea what I was doing," she said. Today, she is an associate professor of sociology, ready and willing to help other first-generation students find their way.

Mike Steele | "Like an Oasis in the Desert"

When Mike Steele was told he should go to college, he named the best he'd heard of: Notre Dame. One of the most beloved professors at Pacific University, Steele went from being the first in his family to attend college to earning a PhD and living a career in academia.

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