Diversity

Life of the Spirit

At Pacific University, students are looking for — or finding — ways to bring their spiritual practices to life on campus.

Scholarship and serendipity

April 2, 2012

Charlotte Basch '14, featured on the cover of the Spring 2012 issue of Pacific, has received a coveted national scholarship.

Memorabilia: Civil Discourse

Thirty years after it started, the Tom McCall Forum is remembered as an experiment that exceeded expectations, bringing national leaders to Pacific’s backyard to debate the hot issues of the day.

The legacy lives on today as the new Tom McCall Center for Policy Innovation empowers Pacific University students to be active citizens and gives them a voice in local politics, campaigns and policymaking.

Take a sneak peek at our spring cover story

March 13, 2012

Go behind the scenes of Pacific magazine for a sneak peek at the cover story of our Spring 2012 issue, coming in April.

Pacific student shares impressions from Japan

March 9, 2012

Leilani Powers '13 is studying abroad in Japan, where much of her family lives. She shares her impressions of the recovery a year after the devastating earthquake and tsunami.

Pride in Her People

Pacific sophomore Charlotte Basch started re-writing her people's history when she was 12. Now, she is a leader in the Clatsop-Nehalem Tribe and is studying ways to help bring her heritage back to life.

Learning experience

Pacific’s College of Education is taking a new approach to teacher training, embedding science and math professionals in the diverse, high-needs Woodburn School District.

New Faces at Pacific University

Cultural metamorphoses are occurring in the U.S., and Pacific University's demographics follow suit. Students, faculty, staff and alumni—along with various partnerships and programs—see positive changes.

Memorabilia: Black Student Union

The Black Student Union at its peak in the mid-1970s drew students from Pacific—as well as students attending other Portland schools—to Forest Grove. Members and community leaders gathered for events, hosted seminars and attended the only Black Studies program in the region at that time.

Letter from the President

President Hallick: Boxer stories knit the fabric of the Pacific community