University News

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.

Pacific Celebrates Community Partners

Pacific University well honor current students, alumni, faculty, staff and partners of the university for their work in civic engagement at the Community Collaboration Celebration event April 26.

Mark Loomis OTD '17 Follows Naval Service with Pacific Education

Mark Loomis OTD '17 joined the military after 9/11, called to follow his grandfather's military footsteps and serve his country in a time of need.

Pacific’s Psi Chi Psychology Honor Society Chapter Renovates Room at Domestic Violence Shelter

Students spent April 2-3 renovating a bedroom at Monika's House, the only domestic violence shelter in Washington County.

Bob Fitzmorris '08 | "Think About What You Love to Study"

The first in his family to attend college, Bob Fitzmorris '08 is a recent Pacific University graduate — who's a visiting professor at his alma mater.