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“From the time I was in junior high, I always knew I wanted to teach,” says Michael Burch-Pesses, Pacific’s director of bands. Now, a few decades and many musical milestones later, he’s still living his dream.
Pacific University Professor Emeritus Jay Thomas, Ph.D., ABPP (1951-2012) has been posthumously named the recipient of the 2013 Russell J. Bent Award for Distinguished Service and Contributions to the American Board of Professional Psychology.
Pacific University physics professor Juliet Brosing has been named the 2012 Oregon Professor of the Year.
  Mike Steele publishes the Notre Dame Football Encyclopedia.
Politics & Government faculty member and 2012 recipient of a Graves Award in the Humanities undertakes research on activism and the Olympics. His commentary has recently appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian (UK) and The Nation.
Sporting elaborate tattoos on his arms, a pair of studded earrings and faded jeans and shirt, Don Schweitzer doesn’t appear to be a college professor who has just won a prestigious grant.
Flying Turkeys Art piece, by Doug Ryan.
Doug Anderson, Pacific’s new art professor, seeks to create art that expresses his experiences and observations of the human condition.

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