University News

In the News: McCall Center Director Jim Moore Provides Post-Election Analysis

Dr. Moore provided insight on the recent general election - what happened nationally and here in Oregon - at the Washington County Public Affairs Forum held Nov. 14.

Pacific University in the News: Nov. 7-13, 2016

Selected news stories featuring or mentioning the university.

Soil Science and a Giant Squash

Scott Holub, class of 1997, works for a big company as a soil scientist, conducting research for the benefit of the trees, with enough time on the side to compete (and win!) in giant vegetable contests. Read more here about what his work involves and what it takes to do his kind of work.

All You Creative Writing Majors Out There – Don’t Despair!

This Pacific Alumna graduated with a BA in Creative Writing and now she’s a professional writer and filmmaker working for MTV. Read this interview with Bri Castellini, class of 2014, to learn more on what she does and how she scored such a great job.

Tuition Exchange Applications Due Dec. 9

Applications for tuition exchange for the 2017-2018 academic year are due to

Report Concerns to Central Email Address

Anyone feeling vulnerable or threatened by harassment, sexual misconduct, bias, discrimination, or in other ways, can use this resource to report their concerns at and find additional resources online at Support at Pacific.

Pacific Hosts Post-Election Gathering

Pacific community invited to post-election gathering for community support, 4 p.m. Sunday in the Boxer Pause, University Center, Forest Grove Campus.

The spirit bench painted to honor veterans

Students Paint the Spirit Bench to Honor Veterans

First-year seminar students paint the spirit bench in honor of veterans. 

Service Doctor: Harley Kelley '55 Recalls Vietnam, Gulf War Service

Harley Kelley '55 came to Pacific to study journalism, but left with a pre-med major. A surgeon, Kelley was drafted into Vietnam and later returned to the Army after a career in private practice. Today, he volunteers his medical skills in his community and volunteers with World War II veterans on the Honor Flight.

Changes to Boxer Guest Wireless

UIS will change the Boxer Guest password on the morning of Nov. 15.