University News

University Operations for Friday, Jan. 13

Updated 10:10 a.m: Most locations in Oregon are closed Friday due to persistent ice on the roads. Boxer Basketball games (women at 6 p.m. and men at 8 p.m.) versus Lewis & Clark in Forest Grove are still scheduled to be played.

Tree on Forest Grove Campus at Risk of Falling

A large tree near the university entrance at College Way may fall due to snow accumulation. This tree is a significant safety risk, so please stay clear of it and all trees on campus.

University Operations for Wednesday, Jan. 11

Updated 8:30 p.m. Tuesday night: Most locations in Oregon will be closed on Wednesday due to snow and ice throughout the region.

MFA in Writing Faculty Member Ellen Bass Named an Academy of American Poets Chancellor

Bass is among four 2017 recipients, which also include former MFA in Writing faculty member David St. John.

Public Invited to Join Pacific University in Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 16

The university's annual MLK Day celebration begins at 10:15 a.m. with a prayer service in Old College Hall and also includes a march, program and lunch. All are welcome.

Find Support Through Cascade Centers January Offerings

Articles, webinars and personal support are available through the Employee Assistance Program.

Advancing Research

Pharmacy Professor John Harrelson has earned significant grants to advance his research into tobacco cessation treatments. His work is not only uncovering new options for patients to improve their health, but also training future scientists along the way.

Bridging Cultures

Najma Cheema '16 always wanted an education. Pacific helped her become the first in her family to complete college and launch a career, and today she is doing the same for a new generation of children. 

Igniting Passions

Iain Culp '09 is using drama to teach and heal children around the world. 

Jumpstarting Careers

Record-setting jumper Shannon Hammond '19 couldn't pass up the opportunities in her own backyard. The Forest Grove native is exploring the world through Pacific on her way to a health career.

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