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In episode 2 of Rising from the Margins, Creating a Survival Toolkit, staff psychologist and EDI Outreach Director Dr. Shirley Ley introduces the idea of creating survival as opposed to self-care kits. The term survival does a better job at reflecting the realities of people of color.
Styrofoam will no longer be allowed for use with food at Pacific University campuses after July 1, 2021. The new ban prohibits the purchasing, selling, providing or use of Styrofoam food service containers at any Pacific University authorized concessions, university sponsored events, or university programs.
Media Arts Building
The Pacific Index has undergone a multitude of changes during the last six months, and wants to share them with the Pacific community. 
Eligible Pacific students will receive a $400 payment. Payments will be distributed on a rolling basis starting May 29.
In Memoriam: James Ruch '78, OD '80
Chris Frazier OD '06 was selected to join the SageWest Health Care Board of Trustees. 
Jules Boykoff, professor of politics and government, wrote an article about the Portland homelessness crisis on commondreams.org. 
Janelle Rainer MFA '13 released her second poetry collection, Woke to Birds.
Chester Carson '04 has relied on strong networking his skills throughout his career. Recently his network helped him realize a dream of life in Hawai'i.
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The Office of Accessibility and Accommodation Services will host virtual office hours and a Zoom Boxer lunch for parents June 18 at noon. Sign up today!

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