News, Media and Stories

Nancy Murakami
Nancy Murakami may spend most of her time in Oregon, but the Pacific University social work professor is never far from trauma’s front lines. 
What exactly is Federal Work-Study and how can students earn money? Students with FWS or interested in learning more about Work-Study are invited to attend an exclusive event and potentially walk away with a job!
Kate Sheeran Swed MFA ’14 has published her 4th science fiction series, The Interstellar Trials.
The Student Counseling Center is excited to announce group and workshop offerings to support students in their journey at Pacific. Check out available groups as well as new offerings and services provided by the SCC this fall.
Full-time students admitted to the Master of Nonprofit Leadership program's 2023 cohort are eligible for two new $5,000 scholarships. Students serving Latino/a/x communities or dedicated to environmental conservation, advocacy or education are eligible to apply by Oct. 31.
Sept. 26 marks the 173rd anniversary of the original charter that established the foundation of Pacific University.
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.

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