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Tabitha Galindo
Tabitha Galindo '19 has received American Physical Therapy Association’s (APTA) Mary McMillan Scholarship Award, the organization’s most prestigious student award
Guy Takahashi '04 was hired by Forest Grove High School as its wrestling coach after coaching for Hillsboro's Century High School.
Author Readings with Willy Vlautin
Pacific's Master of Fine Arts in Writing program once again hosts readings by some of the world’s finest contemporary writers during the program's 10-day spring residency.
Dr. Donald Behrends of Vancouver, Wash., passed away on March 21, 2019 at the age of 94.
George Edwin Johnson '51 died April 5, 2019 in Missoula, MT. at the age of 95.
Marsh Hall
Pacific University and the Architectural Resources Group, which together produced
Dr. Fawzy Elbarbry
Dr. Fawzy Elbarbry, an associate professor in the university’s School of Pharmacy, will serve as faculty trustee. Chika Matsumoto ’21, an undergraduate exercise science major, will serve as an undergraduate student trustee.
Archival papers and photos
Back in the late 19th century, when Pacific University was an outpost of higher education in the Pacific Northwest, the school took part in an ignoble American experiment. With Pacific’s support, the Forest Grove Indian Training School brought Native American children to a nearby campus, where they were forced to abandon tribal culture in favor of learning the skills and religion of the dominant white society. Some didn't survive the transition.
Drawng of a man on a tightrope
Families of college-age students know very well that a college degree is a big-ticket expense, but they regard it as an important investment in a young person’s future. Pacific University is well aware of this tension and works hard to keep college as affordable as possible.
Handball Team playing in a match.
Here’s something that’s not well known, even among many in the Pacific University community: The Boxers are a force in the world of college handball. The club team, which consists of many athletes who had never played the sport before college, again won the national combined title in 2019, beating teams from such schools as the University of Texas and the University of Illinois.

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