News, Media and Stories

Marie Olive Farr, former secretary to Pacific’s Dean of College of Optometry, died Mar. 18, 2019, at age 100.
Marvin West ’58, OD ’59 died Mar. 16, 2019, at age 88.
Bonnie Witkin-Stuart, former assistant professor of education at Pacific’s Eugene (Ore.) Campus, died Mar. 15, 2019, at age 58.
Kirk Horn ’62 died Feb. 10, 2019, at age 79, surrounded by his family. 

R. Carlos Nakai
Nakai is among the world's premier performers of the flute, having recorded more than 50 albums in exploring a mix of new age, world-beat jazz and classical music.
Facilities Summer Work Order Hiatus until Aug. 19, 2019.
Dunn celebration
University's renowned Master of Fine Arts in Writing program to celebrate the posthumous release of Dunn's latest work at special gathering in Portland on Friday, March 29.
Rob Hesia '04 was selected as the coach of the year by the Hawaii Wrestling Coaches Association at the national body’s meeting in Pittsburgh this week.
June 2019 MFA Residency Guest speakers Susan Choi, Melanie Rae Thon, Peter Rock, Paul Tran
Guest speakers for the Master of Fine Arts in Writing June 2019 residency include Susan Choi, Peter Rock, Melanie Rae Thon and Paul Tran.
Alissa Hattman MFA ’09 was recently published on online literary journal, Gravel.