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Volleyball on court floor
Spring leagues include basketball, flag football, indoor soccer, spikeball, volleyball and sand volleyball, ultimate Frisbee, and outdoor soccer.
Benjamin Hole, professor of philosophy, will speak at the American Philosophical Association. 
Brant Minor, assistant men's basketball coach, was recently featured in an article about the sport. 
Frank Gaspar, MFA in Writing professor, is set to publish a new novel at the end of January. 
Mike Millard
“In Mike Millard’s nearly 50-year career in pharmacy, he has effectively helped shape the hearts and minds of many practitioners of the succeeding generation,” said Professor Steve Arendt, a longtime colleague of Millard’s.
Jim Moore
Pacific University political science professor Jim Moore says the U.S. drone strike in Iraq Jan. 3 is consistent with Trump’s unpredictable, go it alone nature, often ignoring the advice of his advisors. Moore delivered his comments recently on radio and television news programs. Local media and journalists around the globe know him as an expert on the Middle East.  
Pharmacy professor Jeff Fortner was recently featured in a pharmaceutical article.
Music student Leiana Petlewski playing the cello
A music scholarship at Pacific opened artistic doors for Leiana Petlewski ’21 and helped ignite her creative passion. She plays the cello in the symphonic orchestra and is a member of the dance ensemble. Now a junior, Petlewski is majoring in applied theatre and dance.
Pacific's Health and Safety Committee offers tips for better sleep to improve our health.
Pacific University is pleased to host the annual Hap Hingston Forensics Invitational speech and debate tournament to be held Saturday, Jan. 11, to Sunday, Jan. 12. Pacific is also pleased to host the annual Fred Scheller Forensics Invitational speech and debate tournament to be held Friday, Jan. 24, to Sunday, Jan. 26. Both tournaments are looking for judges.

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