University News

Age of Discovery

Kestrels are disappearing worldwide — except in Forest Grove, where they thrive. Through the Pacific University undergraduate research program, one professor and his students are studying the healthy population to find out how they can protect the species elsewhere.

Still Life


Hard work and persistence took Getty Images photographer Andrew Walker ’92 from inspiration to profession.

Boxer Love Story: Becky (Matta) Ball '75 and Pat Ball '75

Pat had just transferred from Washington State University and he was in cultu

Boxer Love Story: Joe Dolezal, '79, O.D. '81 and Patricia (Blickenstaff) Dolezal, PT '82

Joe Dolezal transferred to Pacific in August 1976 from the University of Nebr

Boxer Love Story: Martha Calus-McLain '03 and Kyle McLain '10

Martha and Kyle met on a blind date during her senior year and have been toge

Boxer Love Story: Cara (Befus) Brown '05 and Clay Brown '05

There were no sparks of attraction the day they were casually introduced in f

Alumni Needed to Support Admissions

All alumni can help encourage young people to consider calling Forest Grove h

Boxer Love Story: Carlisle Harrison '57 & Lydia (Fahner) Harrison '60

As a senior, Carlisle arrived early to campus because he drove a school bus.