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Nancy R. Chapin ’61 is still going strong at 82 years old.
Patricia “Trisha” Snydar ’18 Graduates
Patricia “Trisha” Snydar ’18 graduates from Northern Arizona University.  
Keya Mitra speaking at Pacific University Convocation
Professor Keya Mitra has added to an impressive string of honors by being awarded the Graves Award for the Humanities.
The Kathrin Cawein Gallery of Art is proud to present intermezzi, an exhibit by Cori Crumrine from March 14, to April 14. Crumrine is a ceramic artist who creates small-scale, abstract culinary forms using white stoneware and Procreate illustrator.  
Students attempt kayak skills in the pool with careful watch by instructors.
Trips with Outdoor Pursuits are filling up quickly this semester. Don't miss out on the fun! View the OP calendar to register in advance before excursions are sold out. Plan ahead for a spring break rafting trip.
Black Lives Matter demonstration
Pacific University Psychology Professors Mike Christopher and Matt Hunsinger didn’t anticipate that their research would so closely track the headlines. It just turned out that way. And now they're finding that work has particular resonance as America grapples with questions of inherent racism in the systems of justice and law enforcement.
Timothy “Tim” Durkin ’85 has retired after serving 18 years as the assistant U.S. attorney in the Spokane, Wash. office.
Karen Fern ’78, OD ’81 retired from the University of Houston College of Optometry.
Kristina Hakanson MFA ‘13 publishes a chapbook of poetry, The Holy or the Broken Hallelujah.
William “Bill” Richardson ’71, MAEd ‘73 died Oct.  6, 2021, at age 78.