News, Media and Stories

Sanjiv Bhattacharya considers the vast array of stories that come together in the MFA and how they transform readers and writers forever.
Join the COVID-19 Response Team. Students on the team will have an important campus job supporting the university pandemic response effort. You will receive special training, team support, and can earn academic credit. Please sign up now if you’d like to join the COVID-19 Response Team. #BoxersUnite!!
Boxers painted on Ledbetter Field
Football, soccer, rowing and volleyball will be postponed. Cross country, golf and tennis will be permitted to play this fall. “We are committed to supporting our student-athletes and their experience through these challenging times,” said Pacific University Athletic Director Keith Buckley. “Our coaches and staff continue to work diligently in developing a plan to provide our student-athletes a safe and valuable experience both this fall, as well as into the winter/spring competition schedules.”
Monje-Perez and Romig
Lisette Romig '18, MAT '07, and Pacific's clinical outreach coordinator, and Pacific student Jessica Monje-Perez '21, were shown in a photo accompanying Nick Kristof's June 27, 2020 column about the "Hispanic Paradox."
Ellen Bass on the rigor and generosity and cooperation at the heart of the MFA.  
Claire Davis describes how a one-on-one mentorship leads to an attachment to the work.
Griess
Lea Schaffer Griess '11 and Patrick Griess '09 welcomed Baby Logan, new sister to Avery. She was born June 17, 2020.
Carly Flynn
Carly Trepagnier Flynn MFA '15 has become admissions and alumni director for St. Charles Catholic High School in Laplace, La., within the Archdiocese of New Orleans. She is a 2009 graduate of the school. 
Eva LaBonte
Eva LaBonte '91 was named assistant director of the Washington County, Ore., Department of Support Services.
Lalit Khandare
Lalit Khandare, assistant professor of social work at Pacific's Eugene Campus, spoke via Zoom to the Coalition of Seattle Indian-Americans about the history and nature of caste, and when and how colorism began in India.

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