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Duncan Anderson '24 Posing With Syringe and Microscope
Duncan Anderson's '24 senior capstone research project is helping a Hawaiʻi company improve its project in a quest to reduce methane emissions from livestock.
Assisting at Commencement on May 18 is a great opportunity to celebrate the Class of 2024! The Commencement Planning Team is still seeking 10 more Boxers to lend a hand. The commencement committee has jobs for everyone, from handing out programs and showing guests to their seats to driving guests around in a golf cart. 
Thank you to all who voted in the recent Staff Senate elections. We are pleased to announce the following nine staff members who have been elected for a two-year term beginning July 1.   
On Wednesday, May 1 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the UC Commons (Forest Grove Campus), we will have three local coffee roasters tabling so you can taste their coffee. You will be able to vote on your favorite to help us determine which one will be proudly brewed in our new coffee shop and across our campuses!
Learn about updates to the staff handbook.
Did you know employees can bestow a family member's diploma on stage during May’s Commencement ceremony? Simply contact Rebeka Andrade in the President’s Office and attend a rehearsal.
Discover your path to success at the MBA Open House on May 2. Gain insights from students pursuing dual degrees and those transitioning directly to the MBA program. 
The inaugural Indigenous Student Alliance Reconciliation Powwow takes place Saturday, May 4, at the Stoller Center, celebrating the Indigenous cultures of the region.
Noah Yamashiro '24 Singing
The inclusion of a five-song set of Hawaiian music in Noah Yamashiro's '24 senior recital was a homage to a culture that has had a large influence on his musical journey.
Pacific’s 2024 May Commencement is almost here! Join your colleagues on Saturday, May 18, and help with student support, guest seating, program distribution, shuttle driving, and more. Complete the registration form and select the time that works best for you, the 9 a.m. undergraduate student ceremony and/or the 1:30 p.m. graduate & professional student ceremony.