Shaker Art

Pacific's Creative Director sketches and paints salt and pepper shakers to commemorate travels and important life moments. 

Boxer Fans Warm Up for Football

Aug. 30, 2012

Let the season begin—it's time for some football!

Strange Brew

Home-brewing has become a renowned hobby in Oregon and creating the perfect recipe is an art in itself.


Food is more than what appears on the table. What we eat is an element of who we are, where we come from and how we relate to our world. To the social scientist, food is a symbol of culture, identity, gender, family and power.

Q&A, Fall 2012

If you could go anywhere, where would you go and what would you eat?

Watch more members of the Pacific family answer in this online video, then join the conversation below. 

By the Numbers: Drink Local

Beer and wine are more than beverages in Oregon; they are staples of the landscape, both physical and economic. Vintners and brewers make good use of the region’s temperate climate and excellent soil to produce world-class handcrafted libations. In turn, every aspect of the process—from the growing of hops and grapes, to processing, to tourism—keeps the state’s economy flowing. (Do we need to remind you to drink responsibly?)

Data | Oregon Wine Board and Oregon Brewers Guild

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Picture (im)perfect

July 19, 2012

Pacific magazine looks for authenticity in storytelling and imagery.

Letter from the President

Like a good meal, a strong origins, mission and vision statement gives Pacific University the vitality to move forward.

Food for All

Pacific University students and alumni look "upstream" to find solutions to endemic hunger and malnutrition among Oregon's bounty.