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Boxer is back. That is a central fact about which we can agree. Almost everything else in the tangled story about a mythical Chinese creature is a web of folklore, curious hiding places and campus bragging rights. Even the people best acquainted with the Boxer tradition get foggy about some of the details.
The old version of Colleague UI, UI 4, will be discontinued on Dec. 31, 2018. All Colleague users should be using the newer Colleague UI 5.
For Physical Therapy Day-of-Service 2018, physical therapy students volunteered with Portland Night Strike, one of a few events hosted by Because People Matter, a local organization dedicated to assisting the homeless population of Portland.
Recent business alumnus Jonas Hanna '18 launched his business just before graduation. Less than a year later, his product is on the market in stores like Made in Oregon.
Misty A. Triplett MAT ’18 died June 16, 2018, at age 40. She battled cancer for three years before passing away peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones.
Tiffany E. Dillard PA ’08 died Apr. 30, 2018, at age 44. After graduating from Boston University (Mass.), she worked in the film industry as an associate producer for several years before finding her passions in medicine and patient care.
Clare Midson OD ’01 died in Aug. 2018, at the age of 49.
Denise A. Dalziel ’92 died Mar. 29, 2018, at age 48.
Paul B. Ranslow ’71 died Apr. 9, 2018, at age 70, after battling cancer. He served at Pacific as the director of admissions for a number of years.
William Novotny ’71, OD ’72 died Nov. 19, 2017, at age 70. He earned his optometry degree from Pacific and opened the first full-time optometric practice in Buffalo, Wyo., in 1972.