News, Media and Stories

Facilities Summer Work Order Hiatus until Aug. 19, 2019.
Dunn celebration
University's renowned Master of Fine Arts in Writing program to celebrate the posthumous release of Dunn's latest work at special gathering in Portland on Friday, March 29.
Rob Hesia '04 was selected as the coach of the year by the Hawaii Wrestling Coaches Association at the national body’s meeting in Pittsburgh this week.
June 2019 MFA Residency Guest speakers Susan Choi, Melanie Rae Thon, Peter Rock, Paul Tran
Guest speakers for the Master of Fine Arts in Writing June 2019 residency include Susan Choi, Peter Rock, Melanie Rae Thon and Paul Tran.
Alissa Hattman MFA ’09 was recently published on online literary journal, Gravel.
Jennifer (Kornmann) Wolfman ’60 died Mar. 15, 2019, at age 80, surrounded by her family.
Fallon Harris '14 with students at Cornelius Elementary
Alumna Fallon Harris '14 created the nonprofit Eden Acres, promoting environmental literacy for all learners of all ages. Today, the organization is partnered with area schools, public agencies, and businesses, offering outdoor classes and sustainability activities for youth.
Youth get brass lessons from Pacific students
Pacific students offer music lessons to area youth in renowned String Project, which has has expanded to include band instruments.
Harry Potter heart
The Department of English is pleased to announce the winners of the Pacific University 2019 Writing Contests in the categories of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, literary analysis, and college writing.
The entire Pacific University community has been shocked by the terrorist attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, in which two mosques were attacked. Such violence goes against every value we hold dear. We mourn the loss of life, condemn the Islamophobia that fueled the attacks, and are in awe of the acts of heroism that saved lives on Friday.

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