University News

Alumnus Jordan Kronen '14 Named 2017-2018 Schwarzman Scholar

The Olympia, Wash. resident and 2015 Fulbright award recipient is one of just 129 scholars to be selected for China's equivalent of a Rhodes Scholarship.

Ever Considered Being a Research Assistant?

Devin Fachko, Class of 2014, applied for many positions in the field of science before she found a job that she felt was perfect for her. Read about her experience as a Research Assistant at Oregon Health & Science University’s Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute here.

Aspiring Filmmakers: To be it Frank, It Can Be Tough but It Really Can be Done

Steven Wong, Class of 2007, put in ten years of hard work to gain enough knowledge and experience in film before he landed his sweet job at Laika. Read about what he does and the straightforward advice he has for people interested in scoring a career in the film industry.

Stokamer Honored by the IARSLCE

Stephanie Stokamer, director of the Pacific University Center for Civic Engagement has received the Early Career Recognition award from the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE).

Harris Zafar Discusses 'Muslim in America in 2017'

Pacific University's Center for Gender Equity and the Center for Peace & Sustainability will host guest lecturer Harris Zafar from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Dec. 5 in Taylor Auditorium, Marsh Hall. 

Tips for First-Generation Students

About one in four Pacific University students are the first in their family to attend college. US News & World Report recently offered a series of tips for first-generation students to help them navigate their resources.

Cascade Centers Offers 'Worthwhile Webinars' for December

Cascade Centers will offer a series of free webinars through the month of December. Topics will range from budgeting to goal-setting in the new year.

Songbirds Sound the Alarm About Traffic Noise

A study led by Pacific University's Chris Templeton shows that signals critical for a bird's survival can be compromised by nearby vehicular noise.

A Thanksgiving Message from President Hallick

This started out as a letter to our students, and it still (mostly) is, but in truth I also mean it as a message to everyone in the Pacific community. As we look ahead to Thanksgiving weekend, I want to let you know how much I care about each and every one of you, and how thankful I am for the genuine compassion you show one another every day.

In the News: Center for Civic Engagement Offers Tips for How to Talk to Loved Ones with Different Viewpoints

CCE director Stephanie Stokamer appeared on Portland NBC affiliate KGW 8 with some tips for how to talk to loved ones with different perspectives this holiday season.

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