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News for the students of Pacific University

Pacific University Awarded Nearly $800,000 to Advance its Innovative Teacher Education Program

The grant will fund the second phase of the highly successful Noyce Scholarship program for aspiring teachers.

Pacific University in the News: July 14-27, 2014

Selected stories featuring or mentioning the university that published July 14-27.

Pacific University New Website Launch

New Website Coming Soon

Biology Career Panel Aug 5, 1 pm

A panel of biologists will speak on their careers Tuesday, Aug 5, at 1 pm in Strain 121.

Office Closures Wednesday

The Business, Registrar and Financial Aid offices will close from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Medical Insurance Waiver Deadline

This is a reminder to complete your medical insurance waiver by August 13, 2014.

School of Pharmacy Honored for Innovative Curriculum

A new series of tutorials developed by Pacific faculty and staff has been selected as a national winner by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. Assistant professor Brendan Stamper will present it at the AACP annual meeting later this month.

Coordinate PUMP It Up! Pacific's Mentor Program

Become the full-time PUMP It Up! Coordinator/ AmeriCorps member serving in the CCE to support mentors as they empower youth in local high-needs schools!

Campus Trees Removed for Safety

Many birches on campus were diseased, posing a hazard. A re-landscaping plan is underway.

Forest Grove Campus Library Summer Hours

The Forest Grove Campus library's summer hours began Sunday, May 18.

Brent Ericksen Named Head Cross Country/Track & Field Coach

An experienced coach at the Division I, Division II, Division III, NAIA and Olympics levels, Ericksen comes to Pacific after three seasons at Division I Morehead State (Ky.).

New Web Security Feature Addition

University Information Services (UIS) has recently deployed new equipment that has allowed us to turn on Internet security protections and block known security risks for users connected to the university network.

New Website Update

August Launch

Student Conduct Code Updates

Several small revisions have been made to the Student Conduct hearing appeal process to provide better clarity, follow best practices, and streamline the appeal timeline. Read about these revisions on our website: pacificu.edu/studentlife/conduct

Taylor-Meade Performing Arts Center Recognized as a Top Facility

BestValueSchools.com ranks the building 14th nationally among university performing arts centers.

Facilities Work Order Hiatus

During the summer months, the Facilities Department needs to concentrate on Residence Hall work and scheduled construction projects, so we are unable to accept work orders during that time.

Stoller Center Summer Hours

The Stoller Center will be open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday and closed Saturdays, Sundays and holidays during the summer.

Latest Crop of Educators, Optometrists and Health Practitioners Graduate from Pacific

Students from the colleges of Education, Health Professions and Optometry celebrate with family and friends before entering their respective professions.

Kirk Smick '66, OD '67 Named Fourth Recipient of Kamelia Massih Prize for a Distinguished Optometrist

Named in honor of the late Dr. Massih, the award recognizes a Pacific graduate who has served the optometric profession with distinction.

Women in Computer Science Club receives Grant

The new student club, Women in Computer Science, receives $1,000 grant from the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT).

Latina Guest Poets to Read Their Poetry

May 15. 9:3011:00am. Taylor Aud. Sponsors: Center for Gender Equity & Pacific Spanish Program. Join us in congratulating students from the Adelante Mujeres Program as they read from their original works and receive a certificate of completion.

English Course: The Romantic Period

Course announcement: The Romantic Period British Literature, offered Fall 2014, MW 2:15-3:50

New Course: Oscar Wilde's World

New Course for Fall 2014. Oscar Wilde's World. 2 credits, offered the first half of the semester, meeting MW 4-5:30

Professor Lorelle Browning Receives Second Fulbright Research Scholar Grant

Browning, the chair of Pacific University's English Department, will be a visiting U.S. Scholar in Vietman for the 2014-15 academic year.

New Website Sneak Peek

Check out our new website in progress

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Upcoming Events

Aug 22, 2014 Convocation Ceremony

Oct 17-19, 2014 Family Weekend