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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.
Amber Smith '20
For the second year in a row, Pacific University is the top private research university in the Pacific Northwest, according to figures collected and reported by the National Science Foundation. 
Moore
Professor Jim Moore's name pops up in a lot of news stories. He's happy to explain why.
Even in the best of circumstances, the holiday season can bring up a variety of emotions. It can be a chance to recuperate from the stress of midterms and finals; but for others, the holidays can cause a mixture of stress and anxiety. For some it is a combination of both celebration and distress. At Pacific we care about your well-being. Here are some tips for the holiday season.
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.

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