University News

In the News: Optometry Alumni Featured in AOA Focus Magazine

Seven Pacific University College of Optometry alumni appear in the latest edition of Focus, the magazine of the American Optometric Association.

Five Alumni to be Honored at Homecoming

Fran O'Brien '65, Jim Radcliffe '80, Bob Barrett '66, Michael Bridges PT '08 and Kaely Summers '08 will receive Pacific University Alumni Awards at a special ceremony Oct. 14 at Homecoming.

Summer Literacy Camp Pairs Fun & Reading For Local Children

A summer literacy camp put on by faculty and students in the College of Education's School of Communication Sciences & Disorders and School of Learning & Teaching provided rich — and fun — literacy activities for local children.

Pacific University Tap Water Samples Taken and Tested to Ensure Safety

All samples taken and tested measured below both the EPA’s required and recommended action standards.

In the News: College of Education Dean Leif Gustavson Discusses New Federal Education Law

Dr. Gustavson shared his perspective on the Every Student Succeeds Act with Eugene NPR affiliate KLCC.

In the News: US News & World Report Lists Pacific University and Forest Grove Among its Top Destinations for Turning a College Visit into a Vacation

On the west edge of the Portland Metro Area, Forest Grove offers perfect proximity to the city and the great outdoors.

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.

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