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Otis Houston MFA ’17 interviewed author Thomas Chatterton Williams about his forthcoming book, Self-Portrait in Black and White: Unlearning Race.
Caitlyn Tateishi ’08 is a 2020 Olympics marathon trials qualifier.
Kelly Carmody MAT ’03 was the recipient of the 2019-2020 Bob Srack Excellence in Teaching Award.
Loren Cordain ’74 was featured on the Primal BluePrint Podcast.
Charles “Charlie” Bird MA ’72 died July 16, 2018, at age 74.
Undergraduate awards 2019
Pacific University awarded special honors to seniors graduating in the Class of 2019 in a ceremon
Fran (Zenobia) Friesen ’68 died Mar. 21, 2019, at age 72, peacefully at her home.
Francis “Frankie” Dierickx ’65 died Apr. 14, 2019, at age 75, surrounded by loved ones.
Sandi Nyback-Smith ’62 died Mar. 24, 2019, at age 78, surrounded by family and loved ones.
Duane Patterson ’54, OD ’55 died Oct. 10, 2018, at age 85.