University News

Alumna Takes On Public Health Challenges

After working as a dental hygienist in a federal women's prison and then as a special assistant to former U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, Jessica Scruggs ’09 is now operations director for Murthy's nonprofit startup focused on promoting emotional health. 

Sweet Rehabilitation

An endowed faculty grant allowed Pacific University Associate Professor Rik Lemoncello to launch the project of his dreams: a bakery that helps people with traumatic brain injuries return to work and fun. Sarah Bellum's Bakery & Workshop opened in Summer 2017, offering hands-on experience for students in Pacific's speech-language pathology program.

Center For Peace And Spirituality Releases 2016 - 2017 Annual Report

The Pacific University Center for Peace and Spirituality (CPAS) has released their annual report for the 2016-2017 academic year.

 

Retirement Plan Transition Q&A

Pacific University Retirement Plans are changing effective Oct. 10. Find additional details in this Q&A fact sheet.

Vision Discomfort or Changes After Watching the Eclipse? Have Your Eyes Examined

Pacific University EyeClinics encourage anyone experiencing eye discomfort or noticeable vision changes in the days and even weeks following Monday's eclipse to seek care. 

Dr. Jeff Kawaguchi Serves as Athletic Trainer for USA Women's National Basketball Team

Dr. Jeff Kawaguchi spent the month of July as the athletic trainer with the U-19 USA Women’s National Basketball team, as they competed in the 2017 FIBA Women’s World Cup. 

A Message from President Hallick

Pacific remains committed to its non-discrimination policy, and more, to align practices with its mission to inspire all to think, care, create, and pursue justice in our world.

Un Mensaje del Presidente

Como presidente de Pacific University, reconozco que en momentos de tensiones raciales, nuestros estudiantes, profesores y miembros del personal — especialmente aquellos que provienen de minorías — acuden a mí y a otros altos funcionarios de la institución en busca de liderazgo y reiteración del compromiso de la universidad. Mi meta es que tengamos el valor suficiente y que seamos responsables en nuestro camino hacia una perspectiva de equidad e inclusión en nuestros campus universitarios.

Pacific Celebrates First PhD Graduate at August Commencement

College of Health Professions students in the schools of Audiology, Dental Hygiene Studies, Graduate Psychology, Healthcare Administration and Leadership, Occupational Therapy and Physician Assistant Studies celebrated graduation with family and friends on Saturday, Aug. 12.

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