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January 2020 MFA Reading Series
The Pacific University Master of Fine Arts in Writing program hosts readings by leading contemporary writers during its 10-day residency in Seaside. The readings are free and open to the public.
Members of the Pacific University community are encouraged to increase their awareness when walking on campus. With increased precipitation, surfaces can become slippery quickly - inside and outside buildings.
Jobs
In December, Rick Jobs, professor of history, was an invited guest of the House of European History in Brussels, Belgium, where he spoke about his work on the transnational history of youth and young people.
Jean Flory is retiring from Pacific after 13 years with the Housing Office and Kristen Overton has also been named Housing & Dining Services manager. Join us in congratulating Flory and Overton. 
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For many around the globe, this time of year is sacred. This is true for the many people of faith at Pacific University, a community that finds strength in the religious and cultural diversity represented by our students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
Facilities Management will be sweeping all the parking lots except Lot J over the winter holiday break. Please move your car or it could be towed. 
Holiday gift
As the calendar year comes to an end, we hope you will consider supporting Pacific University and our students with a year-end gift. Every gift, of any amount, makes an impact, and there are many different ways to support Pacific and our students.
Physics Professor Andrew Dawes and Assistant Professor of English Elizabeth Tavares will be taking part in Fresh Eyes, a program that brings "civilians" into the theater rehearsal process.
Ellen Bass, MFA in Writing professor, announced a new poetry collection that she will be releasing in 2020. 
Professor Graham Erickson wrote an article about sports vision and optimizing visual performance. 

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