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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
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.
Computer science and music offer the best of both worlds.