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Are you passionate about libraries (or even just deeply curious) and want to help shape Pacific's library services? Consider applying to become a member of the University Libraries' Student Advisory Board.
Fawzy Elbarbry
The National Institute of Health has awarded Pharmacy Professor Fawzy Elbarbry $365,966 for a three-year study as part of its “Support for Research Excellence” program. His study, which will involve student researchers, will examine alternate ways to treat hypertension.
Michael Christopher
A team of Pacific University researchers led by psychology Professor Michael Christopher and Associate Professor Sarah Bowen has been awarded follow-on funding by the National Institutes of Health for research and training of law enforcement officials in mindfulness practices. The project is intended to affect and improve outcomes when first responders arrive in volatile situations.
Michael Boardman pacific math Professor
The College Board has appointed Pacific University Mathematics Professor Michael Boardman to serve as the Advanced Placement (AP) Chief Faculty Consultant, also known as Chief Reader.
VOTE signs in front of Trombley Square
September 20 is National Voter Registration Day, and there’s no better time to confirm that your voter registration is up-to-date.
Susan and Ben Cheek ’15
Susan and Ben Cheek ’15 welcomed their daughter, Madison Elaine Cheek, to their family on July 20, 2022.
Talking about suicide can feel uncomfortable and scary. But you don’t have to be a mental health professional to make a difference. Learn more at a QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) training at Pacific.
MaryBeth (Shoemaker) Bailey ’08 and Marcel Bailey ’09 welcomed triplet girls on Nov. 24, 2021. 
Wapato replanting
A long-lost seasonal lake that was a center of life for Native Americans who lived in the Tualatin Valley two centuries ago is slowly regaining its form, thanks to the efforts of members of the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, and volunteers from Pacific University.

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