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Athletic Giving Days is Oct. 20-21, 2020!
Athletic Giving Days is happening from 8 a.m. Oct. 20 to 8 p.m. Oct. 21.
With his new novel, Fall Back Down When I Die, fresh off the press and already translated into French, Italian, and Spanish, Joe Wilkins is here to share insight on "Language, Memory, Story: From the Poem to the Novel.” This virtual Pacific University Visiting Writers Series Oct. 22 is a must see event for nature writers.
Nicole Chang OD ‘17 is the newest addition to the Jenkins Eye Care team in Honolulu, Hawai'i.
Chris Bailey-Greene ‘13 has joined Gonzaga University’s women’s rowing team as the assistant coach.
sunset over calm waters
Guide to practicing Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR)
IME scholarship signing ceremony
A collaboration between Pacific University and the Mexican Consulate of Oregon has resulted in a $17,000 scholarship (beca) fund for students born in Mexico. Ten eligible students will receive scholarship awards worth $1,700 each, which may be used towards tuition and books. The scholarship application deadline is Oct. 2O, and is only available for Fall 2020.
Benjamin '15 & Alysha Hitzman Cabral '14 Welcome Daughter
Benjamin '15 & Alysha (Hitzman) Cabral '14 welcomed their daughter, Charlie Kay, on Feb. 20, 2020.
Ballot box
You've registered, you've checked your mailing address, you're ready to make your voice heard in November. But how are you supposed to decide exactly who and what to vote for? Making informed voting decisions can feel like an enormous project, but resources are available for making informed voting decisions in the 2020 election.
Ruth Zúñiga
On Facebook, Spanish-language viewers anywhere in the world can join sessions of Charlas Comunitarias to learn about emotional health and resources. The program is led partly by  Ruth Zúñiga, an associate professor in School of Graduate Psychology at Pacific University and director of the university’s Sabiduría Latina/o psychology emphasis.
In Memoriam: Gary Bukovec ‘74, OD '76