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Physician Assistant Opioid Treatment grant
the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has awarded Pacific University a $450,000, three-year grant to bring more physician assistants to the front lines of treatment of opioid abuse. 
Cecilie Froehlich
A 1942 headline in The Campus, the undergraduate newspaper of City College of New York, set the tone: “First Female Invades Tech School Faculty,” it blared. Cecilie Froehlich led Pacific's math department until 1970 and was an outspoken advocate for recruiting women into the fields of math and engineering.
Claire Argow portrait and papers from her collection
By the time she came to Pacific in 1960, Claire Argow already was well known for her work to abolish the death penalty and reform the penal system. She was driven by the belief that people convicted of crimes still deserve to be offered opportunities and treated humanely.
Frances Clapp
Frances Clapp ’08 — that is, 1908 — was a revered figure from the turn of the last century. She was a skilled pianist who appeared in many musical programs from the era, playing Chopin, Beethoven, Grieg, Rubinstein, Bach and other composers.
Students looking at posters
The Master of Social Work Program has two types of funding opportunities available to MSW students for the 2019-2020 academic year. The deadline for applications is Oct. 4.
Marcy Maltby '65 of Portland died June 4, 2019.
Julian Amaya '53, MS '57 of Vancouver, Wash., died April 8, 2019.
Matt Binkerd MAT '97 was appointed athletic director at Warsaw (Ind.) Community High School this summer.
Dental Hygiene Studies founding director Lisa Rowley stands in program's clinic next to a dental chair
Dental Hygiene Studies founding director Lisa Rowley supports scholarship with gift from her estate.
Asakawa
Eric Asakawa '15 played the starring role of Ren is the Broadway Rose production of "Footloose" this summer. 

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