The Pacific Undergraduate Research Conference is returning to an in-person format this fall on Nov. 10. For many presenters, these research projects will become the basis of their senior capstone project. Pacific is the No. 1 private research university in the Pacific Northwest, and as such, has a reputation for mentoring its undergraduate students especially in the areas of scientific and creative research.
Audrey Lincoln '21: Outstanding Senior in Computer Science; Outstanding Senior in Mathematics; Outstanding Senior in Natural Science; Dean’s Academic Achievement Award
Audrey Lincoln ’21 was named Pacific University’s 2021 Outstanding Senior in Computer Science, Outstanding Senior in Mathematics and Outstanding Senior in Natural Science.
Shereen Khoja, computer science professor, was featured on The Immigrant Story, a website dedicated to telling immigrant stories and fostering empathy.
Pacific will waive application fees for Concordia students. Undergraduates in good standing at Concordia, as well as accepted incoming undergrads, will be accepted for admission and will qualify for merit scholarships from $12,000 to $24,000 per year.
Rebecca Campbell '96 was featured in an article about women and their role in the 3D printing industry.
Pacific students have a new place to make their ideas take shape — the Boxer Makerspace. It’s an inviting new area on the second floor of the Tim & Cathy Tran Library where students can use 3D printers, a laser engraver, a vacuum formbox and other tools to create prototypes of their own design.
Andrewa Noble was mathematics pioneer, attending Pacific in the 1920s and earning a PhD in mathematics in 1936. She was a a professor and chair of the Pacific University Math Department before her retirement in 1965. She was also chair of the chemistry, physics and math section of the Northwest Scientific Association.
Starting this fall, the new major will prepare students for high-demand, high-salary positions in a burgeoning industry.
Pacific University is in the process of developing a data science major and post-baccalaureate certificate.
Computer science major Alex Shinsel '16 uses her art and computer science skills — with a little biology know-how — to create a video game.