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As we watch the Supreme Court confirmation hearing and consider the issues of sexual assault that it has brought up, resources are available for those needing assistance.
The Placement Services Office of the College of Business at Pacific University is focused on providing resources for students to secure internships. “These kinds of informational events are so important…” acknowledged Dean Jim Goodrich, “…many of these summer internships have employer application deadlines this fall, and students need to apply now to be successful.”
The Tom McCall Center for Civic Engagement hopes everyone will participate in the midterm election on Nov. 6, 2018. As a college student, you have the choice to vote in Oregon or as an absentee resident of your home state. In addition to casting a ballot, there are opportunities to help register fellow student voters or inform others on election issues. 
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A reminder that the university will test the Boxer Alerts emergency notification system at 12:15 p.m. on Sept. 21. 
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The centers have consolidated to advance their shared mission to empower students to engage as active members of larger communities.
Hundreds of alumni are expected to return to campus for Pacific University Homecoming 2018, Oct. 18-21.
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The only professional association for optometry in Oregon, the OOPA recently established the Oregon Optometric Physicians Association Scholarship at Pacific, which has already benefited five current doctor of optometry students.
Professor Andy Dawes & Kevin McGee '18 in the laser lab at Pacific
The NSF announced this month it had awarded Associate Professor Andrew Dawes, physics and a team of undergraduate researchers a third, three-year grant to study quantum optics. “I’m proud we can offer a lab environment with the same cutting-edge equipment you would find at top-tier institutions like Harvard and M.I.T.,” Dawes said.
Internships and undergraduate research are two of the ways you can gain valuable practice in your chosen area of study.

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