There is no increased risk at Pacific. Follow preventive measures. Stay home if you are sick. Pacific is monitoring travel advisories. Disease does not discriminate — neither do Boxers. Find more information and updates at pacificu.edu/coronavirus.
On Friday, Feb. 28, the Oregon Health Authority reported the first presumptive case of the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 in the state. Pacific University is constantly monitoring the evolving public health situation and compiling information specific to students, employees, clinics and communities at pacificu.edu/coronavirus.
Pacific University is actively monitoring the situation. It is important to note that the current recommendations from the CDC are no different than in any other flu season: Avoid close contact with people who are sick. Stay home when you are sick. And practice good hygiene, such as covering your cough or sneeze with a tissue and washing your hands frequently.
Frank Gaspar's new book, The Poems of Renata Ferreira, was recently published by Tagus Press.
David Brown, audiology professor, was a co-author on a research article about people who complain about having hearing loss, but when tested, have normal hearing sensitivity.
Professor Jules Boykoff Featured in New York Times Article About Potential Olympic Impact of Coronavirus
Politics and Government Professor Jules Boykoff was quoted in a New York Times story about the spread of the coronavirus and how it might affect the coming Olympic Games, scheduled in Tokyo this July.
The Boxers face George Fox on Thursday for a chance to go on to play for the title.
Artwork by students from multiple high schools in Washington County, Ore., will be on display in March at the Kathrin Cawein Gallery of Art on Pacific University’s Forest Grove Campus.
Professor Coplen Tells Oregon Public Broadcasting Audience How Pacific is Working to Improve Access to Dental Care
With Oregon focused on ways to improve some residents' access to health services, Professor Amy Coplen, who directs the School of Dental Hygiene Studies, told a radio audience about Pacific's dental therapy program.
Lorely French, Professor of World Languages, was named as a panelist for the 2020 Gypsy Lore Society Conference on Romani Studies.