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Marsh quad in snow
The Student Counseling Center is open and available for students during Winter Term.
Students wearing masks
This is an unprecedented time for everyone, and the COVID Response Team is here to help. The COVID Response Team is a group of student workers eager and willing to help with the various campus needs related to COVID-19. Students are dispersed on university campuses and at times studying remotely.
Laura Edwards-Leeper, professor of psychology, was featured in an Economist article on gender dysphoria and the growing number of transgender children cases.
In Memoriam: MFA in Writing faculty member Marvin Bell 
The Undergraduate Student Senate wishes to send a huge thank you to staff and faculty for your hard work behind the scenes this year. We appreciate your dedication and the outpouring of support for Pacific University students during this challenging time.
Donna Kalmbach Phillips
A new scholarship fund for Latinx students in the College of Education is one way Professor Donna Phillips shows her gratitude.
Ian Doyle
Dr. Ian Doyle has been named to the Oregon Board of Pharmacy, where he looks forward to helping achieve strategic priorities encompassing technicians, technology, licensing, regulation and communication. He shares his perspective on his role on the board and the future of pharmacy practice.
Mike Rushfeldt '95
Alumnus and former employee Mike Rushfeldt '95 supports Pacific University with an annual physics scholarship and planned gift. 
Cold weather can bring changing conditions to Pacific campuses and their surrounding areas.
Graphic representation of the conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter on Dec. 21, 2020
A rare alignment of the solar system's two largest planets offers a phenomenal view — if the clouds cooperate.