features

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.

Chrys Kondilis-Mangum with her family

'I Was More Prepared'

Pacific University's science curriculum and faculty put this alumna on a path to a career in immunology research

Small Signs of a Big Impact

Microbiologist and professor Gyorgyi Nyerges offers students opportunity to study the tiniest signs of antibiotic resistance and climate change through Pacific University’s research programs

Chemistry Professor Emeritus Jim Currie

Supporting Research at Pacific

Grants and private donations are key to giving students hands-on experiences in science and research

Lifetime Adventure

From student to mother to teacher to traveler, Del Judy ’46, MAEd ’73 shares a life of adventure and activity that started with Pacific University

Lifting Up Women

Judy (Zimmerman) Glenney ’71 is a pioneer in women’s weightlifting, moving the sport to the international arena and winning along the way

A Stagg Party in Forest Grove

Football History

Pacific University hosts the University of Chicago in football for the first time on Oct. 26, 2013. There are a number of historic connections between the two schools, particularly in the Stagg family. Dr. Paul Stagg was head coach of the Pacific University Badgers in their heyday, and his father — the famous Amos Alonzo Stagg, long with the University of Chicago — played a role in his development as a coach and with Pacific football.

Voice of Summer

Rich Burk ’88 came to Pacific to play baseball and found a career as an announcer. Today, he’s the radio voice of Oregon’s newest minor league team, the Hillsboro Hops.

Funding a Dream (Philanthropy Edition)

Scholarships are what make Pacific University possible for many students. Meet a single mom earning her bachelor’s degree in math and the granddaughter of a immigrant farmworker family getting a doctorate in pharmacy.

Research Reveals (Philanthropy Edition)

The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust has helped Pacific University launch a significant undergraduate research program, one that is giving students like Tyler Oshiro ’13 unprecedented opportunities.