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Dr. Erin Bombiani
The School of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training welcomes its newest faculty member Dr. Erin Bompiani, PT, DPT, PCS to the Physical Therapy Program.
Portland panorama
A major construction project on freeways in Portland — #BigFixPDX — is expected to cause significant traffic delays throughout the summer. If you're headed to one of Pacific's campuses from the Portland area, here are some travel options.
Ellen Margolis Portrait
Dr. Margolis received her second career Drammy Award for Pericles Wet, an adaptation of William Shakespeare's Pericles, Prince of Tyre. 
Some members of the Pacific community recently received an email with the subject line "Pacific University Oregon Strategic Planning Effectiveness and College Policies." This email claims to be from President Hallick and contains a PDF file which takes viewers to an unfamiliar site that asks for PUNetID and password in order to download a Microsoft Office file. If you received this email, please delete it. If you have entered your university credentials on this website, please call the Helpdesk at 503-352-1500 as soon as you can. For more information on how to recognize phishing messages, see our page on phishing.
Marsh Hall Springtime
Prospective students and their families who register in advance and visit at least four participating colleges during the week will be eligible for application fee waivers when they apply for admission to any of the participating institutions. 
The third-party online form system JotForms has reached its end of life and will be retired from use at Pacific University on Oct. 1, 2018. Marketing & Communications and UIS are working collaboratively to ensure that the technology remains functional until transitions can be made to new systems and to identify replacement strategies
Personal, non-university related parcels (packages) addressed to university employees, or being shipped by them, will no longer be accepted or processed by Mail Services.
Professor Lisa Rowley Portrait
Professor Lisa Rowley, founding director of the School of Dental Hygiene Studies, will transition to a faculty position in the school, effective Aug. 31.
Lisa Rowley has received an Award of Excellence in Dental Hygiene from the American Dental Hygienists' Association. 
Associate Professor Laura Edwards-Leeper
Expertise of Dr. Edwards-Leeper and the work of a team clinical psychology students she oversees are featured in The Atlantic magazine.