University News

Master of Fine Arts in Writing Program Presents Annual Readings in Seaside

Some of America’s finest writers will read from their works during the program's 10-day winter residency.

Rev. Dr. Chuck Currie Travels to the Middle East for Interfaith Study

The University Chaplain and director of the Center for Peace and Spirituality will incorporate his experiences into the curriculum of an upcoming class.

Be Careful - Black Ice on Sidewalks and Parking Lot Pavement

Students, faculty and staff are advised to take extra care when walking on sidewalks and parking lot pavement throughout the Forest Grove and Hillsboro campuses today, Wednesday, Jan. 6.

School of Pharmacy Assistant Professor Ashim Malhotra Awarded Prestigious Pardee Foundation Grant

School of Pharmacy Assistant Professor Ashim Malhotra has been awarded a grant of $108,000 from the Elsa U. Pardee Foundation to research overcoming the resistance of pancreatic cancer to chemotherapy.

University Open on Monday, Jan. 4

Updated 6:55 a.m: Most Pacific University locations are open for normal business operations. Pacific EyeClinics are closed until noon, and the Early Learning Community is closed for the day.

In the News: Athletics Trainer Eric Pitkanen Epitomizes Boxer Spirit

Pacific's head athletics trainer, in Las Vegas with the men's wrestling team, sprang into action to help those injured in Sunday's vehicle crash on a busy sidewalk.

Four Students Among Those Injured in Las Vegas Strip Crash on Sunday

Updated Dec. 22: Three students were transported to an area hospital. All have since been released and are expected to fully recover.

High Wind Advisory in Effect through 4 p.m. Monday

Strong winds and more rain are expected to continue today. Please take care when traveling throughout the region, including campus, particularly when walking near trees.

Pacific University Professor Awarded $108,000 Grant for Pancreatic Cancer Therapy Research

Dr. Ashim Malhotra and his team will investigate the regulation of proteins in cancerous cells to try and improve the effectiveness of treatment drugs.

Jo Isgrigg to Lead Office of Scholarships and Sponsored Projects

Dr. Isgrigg has been named the new office's inaugural director and comes toe the university from the Oregon Healthcare Workforce Institute.