University News

School of Pharmacy Assistant Professor Ashim Malhotra Awarded Prestigious Pardee Foundation Grant

School of Pharmacy Assistant Professor Ashim Malhotra has been awarded a grant of $108,000 from the Elsa U. Pardee Foundation to research overcoming the resistance of pancreatic cancer to chemotherapy.

University Open on Monday, Jan. 4

Updated 6:55 a.m: Most Pacific University locations are open for normal business operations. Pacific EyeClinics are closed until noon, and the Early Learning Community is closed for the day.

In the News: Athletics Trainer Eric Pitkanen Epitomizes Boxer Spirit

Pacific's head athletics trainer, in Las Vegas with the men's wrestling team, sprang into action to help those injured in Sunday's vehicle crash on a busy sidewalk.

Four Students Among Those Injured in Las Vegas Strip Crash on Sunday

Updated Dec. 22: Three students were transported to an area hospital. All have since been released and are expected to fully recover.

High Wind Advisory in Effect through 4 p.m. Monday

Strong winds and more rain are expected to continue today. Please take care when traveling throughout the region, including campus, particularly when walking near trees.

Pacific University Professor Awarded $108,000 Grant for Pancreatic Cancer Therapy Research

Dr. Ashim Malhotra and his team will investigate the regulation of proteins in cancerous cells to try and improve the effectiveness of treatment drugs.

Jo Isgrigg to Lead Office of Scholarships and Sponsored Projects

Dr. Isgrigg has been named the new office's inaugural director and comes toe the university from the Oregon Healthcare Workforce Institute.

'Plumber Dave' By Day

Dave Cookman, Pacific's plumbing and boiler specialist, is about a lot more than pipes.

Victoria Hampton '15 | "Because You Give ..."

Victoria Hampton '15 spoke at the Pacific University Celebration of Giving on Dec. 3, 2015, sharing her story of how a scholarship is helping her change the world with a creative writing major.

Scholarship Opens Door to Pacific

"There are people there who are willing to support you and help your dreams come true," says Mai Vo, a Vietnam-born student who dreams of becoming a pharmacist.