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Pacific University to Refresh University Center at Forest Grove Campus

Washburne Hall, also known as the University Center, will undergo a transformation to expand services in time for the 2014 fall semester.

Pacific University Invites Youth to "Touch the Future" on Tuesday, April 22

Local teenagers will have an opportunity to learn about careers in healthcare.

School of Communication Sciences & Disorders Helps Fund Learning Center at Local Middle School

First-year speech-language pathology students respond to local teacher's request on

Staff Member Honored for Outstanding Support of Transfer Students

Denise Giesbers '00 named a recipient of a Transfer Champions Award by the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students.

Angela Davis Talk Rescheduled for April 18

The renowned civil rights activist, whose Feb. 6 appearance at Pacific was postponed, will return to Forest Grove. Admission is free but new tickets are required and may be obtained at the Box Office.

University Takes Next Step in Partnership With Hawai'i Community Colleges

International students at Kapi'olani Community College now have a smooth transition to Pacific to complete their undergraduate studies.

Pacific University Selects New College of Education Dean

Following a national search, Dr. Leif Gustavson has been selected to lead the college and will begin his appointment on July 1.

University to Offer Master of Social Work and Bachelor of Music Therapy Degrees Beginning Next Fall

Pacific University's Board of Trustees has approved the addition of a bachelor's degree in music therapy and the curriculum of the previously approved master of social work program.

College of Optometry Cares for Babies Through InfantSEE

Infants should have their first comprehensive eye exam between six and 12 months of age. Pacific University offers them free of charge.

Pacific University Eyes Importance of Vision Exams for Infants

The College of Optometry invites the public to a special event on Nov. 11 in support of nationwide InfantSEE initiative.

Fall Choral Concert Set for Friday, Oct. 25

A number of Pacific University musical groups, including the Chamber Singers and Concert Choir, will give their fall performance. General admission $7, senior citizens $5, Pacific employees and students of any school free with valid ID.

Dental Health Science Faculty Member Honored for Commitment to Community Health

Instructor Wilbur Ramirez-Rodriguez '10, RDH, named the 2013 recipient of the Oregon Public Health Institute's Emerging Leader Award.

Pacific Preserves Personal Collection of Former Gov. Vic Atiyeh

An exhibition showcasing highlights from the collection opens Oct. 4

Pacific University Begins Construction of New Residence Hall

University plans for undergraduate student growth

Legends 2013 Raises Historic Amount for Pacific University

Pacific University Legends Hosted by Tommy Thayer Grosses Nearly $500,000

Pacific University Announces 20th Annual Performing Arts Series

The five-show lineup features a mix of performances, including specialty guitar, a cappella, Scottish and Cajun music. Individual and season ticket packages are now available.

Pacific University Health Professions Students Graduate

Future clinical psychologists, counselors, physician assistants, healthcare administrators and dental hygienists celebrate with family and friends.

Pacific University's August Commencement Set for Saturday

Schools and programs within the College of Health Professions will present the latest crop of soon-to-be health practitioners and administrators.

KISS' Tommy Thayer and Friends Return for Legends 2013

Rock Musicians and Sports Celebs to Gather at Waverley CC on Aug. 25

College of Business Embraces Spirit of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Pacific University's fifth college opened on July 1.

University's String Music Program Receives National Support Following Successful Start

Under the direction of assistant professor Dijana Ihas, the program provides string music instruction to local elementary school students.

Alumna, Faculty Member and Student Elected to Pacific Board of Trustees

Dori Carlson '88, OD '89, Associate Professor Catherine Kim and Theatre major Kailea Saplan begin their terms on July 1.

University Sets Course for Strategic Growth

The Board of Trustees has approved several new academic programs and improvements to the Forest Grove campus.

Dori Carlson OD '89 Receives Kamelia Massih Prize

Carlson was the first female president of the American Optometric Association and recently was elected to the Pacific University Board of Trustees

Professional Programs Graduates Ready to Help Others

Nearly 320 students within the colleges of Education, Health Professions and Optometry earn their professional degrees.

Class of 2013 Celebrates

Nearly 300 students participate in commencement ceremony signifying the completion of their undergraduate studies.

Blaise Holden '13 Earns Fulbright Scholarship

The senior from Colorado will travel to Belgium to work with others on treatment for young people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

More Than 500 Students to Graduate on Saturday, May 18

Nearly 300 bachelor's degree candidates and an additional 250 professional programs candidates to take part in May Commencement ceremonies.

Physics Major Alec Bowcock '13 Presents Research on Capitol Hill

The soon-to-be graduate from Warren is among just 60 students nationwide selected for the Council on Undergraduate Research event in D.C. last month.

Pacific Named Organization of Year by Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce

Award recognizes Pacific's strong commitment to the Hillsboro community.

Community Collaboration Awards Recognize Students, Faculty, Partners

Pacific's Center for Civic Engagement and Office of Diversity honor those who help others

Pharmacy Assistant Professor Deepa Rao Receives Research Funding

The Medical Research Foundation award is the third grant awarded to Pacific

Class of 2013 Presents Capstone Work on Senior Projects Day

Students showcase the knowledge and skills acquired during their time at the university.

Sweet Words: Readings and Tastings

First Wednesday of Forest Grove returns May 1 with Sweet Words, Enjoy authors, chocolate and wine.

University's Interprofessional Course Brings Students Together to Help Local Communities

Public invited to see how students worked together to help others. Capstone session set for Friday, April 19 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Tuality Health Education Center (334 SE 8th Ave. - Hillsboro)

International Flair to Highlight Spring Choral Concert on Friday, April 19

The university's Chamber Singers and Choral Choir ensembles present their spring concert. University students admitted free with valid I.D. General admission $7. Discounts for faculty and staff.

Annual Psi Chi Lecture on April 25 Explores Causes of Violence

Talk by evolutionary biology and psychology researcher David Barash presented by the university's Psychology Club, Psi Chi Honor Society and the Center for Peace & Spirituality. Free admission, with a book signing to follow.

University Opens Location in Hawai'i to Serve Its Growing Ohana

Pacific has been Hawai'i residents' mainland university for more than 70 years

Pacific University Adds College of Business

University's fifth college will begin operation in July.

Optometry faculty identifies causes, remedies for visual and physical problems when viewing 3D video

A study led by professors Shun-nan Yang, Scott Cooper (O.D. '90, M.Ed. '93) and Jim Sheedy, and supported by Intel, appears in the American Academy of Optometry's journal, Optometry and Vision Science.

President Hallick to receive Global Business Award

Pacific's 17th president will be among five individuals honored on Monday, May 9.

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