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Pacific University is the site for this weekend's Annual Gathering of the Central Pacific Conference of the United Church of Christ. The Center for Peace and Spirituality will host the UCC’s return to campus.
Smith
Donald T. Smith, '49, of Hillsboro passed away at home on June 27, 2019. 
Capacity Building Program for Study Abroad Grantees Gather at ACTFL 2019
Pacific University has been selected to receive a small grant to support the Global Scholars Program as part of the U.S. Department of State’s 2019 Capacity Building Program for U.S. Study Abroad. Pacific University is one of 21 colleges and universities from across the United States selected from over 120 applications to create, expand, and/or diversify American student mobility overseas in support of foreign policy goals. The Capacity Building Program for U.S. Study Abroad is a program of the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government and supported in its implementation by World Learning.
Marvin Bell New Poetry Collection
Incarnate: The Collected Dead Man Poems will be released in October 2019 by Copper Canyon Press: The Dead Man, Marvin Bell’s brilliant poetic invention, is an overarching consciousness, alive and dead at once, defeating time. Mystical and anonymous, The Dead Man offers searing insight into the joys, as well as the catastrophes, of fluctuating cultural and political moments. 
1984
Pacific University's Exercise Science Department is taking an active role in surveilling the audiences at performances of 1984.
Rylee Trendell working in the outdoors
Rylee Trendell '19 found Pacific to be a good fit because of his personal connections with professors, as well as the opportunity to play collegiate basketball.
Deedra Mason '95, director of clinical education and research for nutraMetrix Custom Health Solutions of Greensboro, N.C., contributes to the company's health blog, including a recent post "Is Your Superfood Your Superhero?"
Professor Anil Oommen, Interim Director of the School of Learning and Teaching at the Eugene Campus, was quoted in Washington Post Commentary on the importance of comprehensive sexual health education in elementary schools.
Molly Gloss
MFA faculty member and author Molly Gloss talked about writing with a former student at CraftLiterary.com.
Terry Sigel
Terry Sigel '65, former Peace Corps volunteer and US Navy officer, died of cancer July 13, 2019.

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