University News

Growing Up: Vertical Gardening Project Presents Sustainable Food Options

Senior Makkie Conching developed a vertical gardening system for her sustainable design major, hoping to help those with limited garden space grow their own food. "About 85 percent of our food in Hawai‘i is imported," said Conching, who is from Oahu. "I wanted to start with my family and help them produce our own food." 

Pacific University Press Honored by Independent Publisher

The Press' first publication, When the Rewards Can Be So Great, is awarded a gold medal in the writing/publishing category.

B Street Farm's Third Annual Plant Sale Set for Friday, April 21

A variety of produce and flower plants from the university’s B Street Farm will be available for purchase as one of several university activities on tap to celebrate Earth Week.

Public Invited to Forest Grove Campus on Wednesday, April 19 for Civic Events

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum to give a talk at 5 p.m. Forest Grove School Board Candidate Forum begins at 6:30.

Gabelnick Grants Now Available

Apply now for a 2017-2018 Faith Gabelnick Endowed Fund for Community Service grant.

MFA in Writing Faculty Member Receives Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

Tyehimba Jess honored for Olio (Wave Books 2016), which investigates the lives of African American performers prior to the Civil War and continuing to the beginning of World War I.

MFA in Writing Faculty Member Tyehimba Jess Wins 2017 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry

Pacific University MFA in Writing faculty member Tyehimba Jess is the recipient of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for his book Olio. 

Lu'au Dress Rehearsal Ticket Information

Pacific University community members and friends are invited to Friday evening's dress rehearsal of the 57th Annual Lu'au Show. Doors open at 5:30 and tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for students with ID.

College of Optometry Clinics Serve Students

Pacific University students can receive free comprehensive vision exams at

Few Tickets Remain for Saturday's 57th Annual Lu'au

A select number of tickets for both the authentic full-course Hawai'ian meal and spectacular show can still be purchased. Presented by student club Ná Haumána O Hawai`i, Pacific's annual Lu'au on the Forest Grove Campus is one of the largest and most revered in the contiguous United States.

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