Summer 2014

Work in Rural Alaska Launched PA Career

July 29, 2014

Mary Von is now the interim director of the School of Physician Assistant Studies. She started her healthcare career in rural Alaska.

'That Community is What Made Me Stronger'

July 15, 2014

Jennifer Hobbs '87 took her biology degree to Kennedy Space Center. Today, she's an environmental engineer and sits on the Florida Emergency Response Commission.

Tiny Time Capsule

July 8, 2014

Construction on campus uncovers an informal piece of history from a past student.

Encore, Summer 2014

Summer blooms on Pacific University's campuses in this series of photos.

Football and politics in Slovenia

June 19, 2014

For Devin Lagorio '14, a journey to central Europe brings together passions for politics and football.

The Poetry of Life

Poetry and Prose have helped playwright Jill Kimie Sadoyama ’74 express the loss of her childhood best friend.

Medical Mission

Corby Makin ’12 combined the civic spirit he learned at Pacific University with his medical school skills in a mission to Kenya last summer.

Long on Math & Science

May 27, 2014

Pacific University helped launch George Long '63 on a 38-year career in weapons and defense — plus, the Athletic Hall of Fame inductee is still playing tennis.

The World for a Song

May 22, 2014

Kathryn Compton Bailey Puffett '60  first came to Pacific University during Music in May. Since then, she has performed, researched and taught music around the world.

To the Moon and Back

Pacific alumnus Alexander “Sandy” Farquhar '65 shares his exceptional life stories, from being in the Pacific Athletic Hall of Fame to helping with the first moon landing and launching secret satellites.