University News

Battling Homelessness with Affordable Housing

An environmental studies: policy, culture and society major, Isabella Barcellona '16 researched the factors that make sustainable, affordable housing possible in the Portland area. "I want to continue with the advocacy," she said.

Senior Projects Day Set for Wednesday, April 27

Undergraduate students will present their senior capstones to professors, family and friends.

Berglund Center's Second Annual Inspired Ideas Competition Set for Saturday, April 30

The competition is an opportunity for all Pacific University students to share their innovative ideas for a chance to earn scholarship money. Learn more about the competition criteria and learn how to enter.

In the News: University Celebrates Earth Day With Annual Plant Sale Today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

An offering of the university's centers for Civic Engagement and Sustainable Society, the sale features a wide selection from the B Street Farm.

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.

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