Boxer Stories

A collection of boxer stories, including blogs, posts, videos and features, highlighting individuals in the Pacific University community. Experience Pacific University through the voices of students, faculty, alumni, staff and supporters.

Student Features

Up for Debate

Pacific University speech and debate continues a tradition of excellence.

A New Hope

For two first-year students, a Pacific education means hope for the future.

Move-In Must-Haves

New students bring pieces of home to campus

Learning Abroad

Amber Patton '14 finds new talents, perspectives while studying abroad.

Charlotte Basch

Charlotte Basch ’14 is using her time at Pacific University to build the skills and knowledge to better serve indigenous peoples

Heron Azevedo

Heron Azevedo, is an international student from Rio, Brazil studying Exercise Science at Pacific University.

New Hope

First-year optometry student Rebecca Wilbur and freshman Celine Yip are among the countless Pacific students who come for more than an education

Alumni Success

Corps Values

An alumni couple shares how two years in the Peace Corps changed their lives.

Write Stuff

Alaska firefighter and EMT Bryan Fierro MFA ’13 earns national attention for his fiction writing.

Riding High

Jade Wilcoxson PT '04 turned a cycling hobby into a career and recently won the national championship.

The Voice

Rich Burk '88 is the voice of the Hillsboro Hops. Go behind the scenes with him in this story and video.

Pacific's Finest

Meet Pacific University alumni award winners and Athletic Hall of Fame inductees.


Aaron Fentress '91 is using his journalism degree to talk football on cable TV.

Early Returns

Young alumni make giving back a priority.

Far & Away

Jessie Wachter '03 has spent much of the decade since graduation exploring the world.

Faculty & Staff Highlights

Mike Geraci

After leaving the university as an undergraduate, I wanted to give back to the university.

Art Ace

A chance meeting in Russia brought instructional designer Tatiana Piatanova to the U.S.

Driving Education

Kevin Carr teaches science education and Pacific’s leads growing teacher prep programs in Woodburn.

Foreign Perspective

Five foreign language teaching assistants share their impressions of Pacific and the United States.

Our Community

Governor Atiyeh Collection

Pacific University exhibits highlights of Gov. Victor Atiyeh’s personal papers and memorabilia.

Homecoming 2013

Alumni and students share memories and make new ones at Homecoming.

Funding A Dream

Scholarships make Pacific University possible for students — and change lives.

Research Reveals

The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust helps Pacific support its undergraduate research opportunities.

Happy Holidays!

Enjoy this video card from Pacific University.

Happy New Year!

Take a look back at 2013 at Pacific University.