University News

In the News: Professor Jules Boykoff Analyzes the 2016 Summer Olympics

Updated through Aug. 31, 2016: Dr. Boykoff has provided extensive analysis on the 2016 Olympic Games to major news media all over the world, including The New York Times, BBC, Al Jazeera, USA Today, The Nation, The Atlantic and more.

In the News: Alumna Hilary Hawthorne OD '92 Shares Her Experiences as an Optometrist with The Atlantic

Dr. Hawthorne discussed why she chose optometry, how she serves her community and why the job continues to fulfill her.

August Commencement Yields Newest Crop of Healthcare Professionals

College of Health Professions students in the schools of audiology, dental hygiene, healthcare administration and leadership, occupational therapy, physician assistant studies and professional psychology celebrated graduation with family and friends on Saturday, Aug. 13.

In the News: OPB Produces Video Short on Alumnus A.C. Gilbert's Olympic Triumph in the Pole Vault

Best known for an innovative construction toy set for children, Gilbert became the first Olympic gold medalist in Oregon history when he won the pole vault at the 1908 games in London.

In the News: Newly Elected Board of Trustees Chair Gerald Yoshida '73

Yoshida's appointment as the first Hawai'i resident to be elected chair of Pacific's Board of Trustees was recently reported by Hawai'i's leading business publication, Pacific Business News.

Burk '88 Offers Play-by-Play Olympic Coverage

Rich Burk '88 takes a break from being the 'Voice of the Hillsboro Hops' to cover the Olympic Games.

Pacific University (Ore.) Brings NCAA Division III Football to Hawai’i

Boxer Football's Sept. 17 game versus Occidental (Calif.) in Honolulu caps three days of fun for alumni, students, families and friends in Hawai'i.

In the News: Smile Care Everywhere Mobile Dental Hygiene Clinic Cares for Underserved

Smile Care Everywhere provided more than $185,000 of dental hygiene services to nearly 400 underserved patients in 2015.

Top Hospitals are Using Music Therapy, Reports ABC News

ABC News explores the power of music therapy. Pacific offers one of only five accredited music therapy programs on the West Coast.

Pharmacy Professor John Harrelson Awarded More Than $375,000 to Research New Therapies for Tobacco Addiction

The National Institutes of Health grant will fund research to evaluate a dietary agent, cinnamaldehyde, as a prototype for new orally-administered tobacco cessation agents.