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Lilly Meek
Eva C. Krebs 'Make a Difference' Boxer Spirit Award helps Lilly Meek '21 stay at Pacific.
Kevin Johnson
Pacific University Chemistry Professor and School of Natural Sciences Director Dr. Kevin E. Johnson has received a Fulbright International Education Administrators award.
Kayleigh DeBruyne ’18
Kayleigh DeBruyne '18 spent a semester in Tanzania completing her senior project, a research endeavor that combined environmental science, anthropology and women's issues.
Oregon Silverspot Butterfly
Project led by Rich Van Buskirk using scent-trained canines to help identify hospitable habitats for the endangered Oregon Silverspot butterfly.
Year-long study about the future of transportation in rural Washington County published in fall 2016 to be presented by Prescott Devinney '17 and Staff Member Mike Miller.
Professor Charles Michael in classroom
Pacific University Education Professor Mike Charles has been awarded an Endeavour Executive Fellowship to support a collaborative professional development project with teachers in Australia.
Dr. Halpern will travel to Japan in June to continue her study into invasive species and the role herbivorous insects play.
Scientist Jamie Dwyer will discuss how how incorporating biomimicry can positively transform the way we live.
"There are people there who are willing to support you and help your dreams come true," says Mai Vo, a Vietnam-born student who dreams of becoming a pharmacist.
Francis Fletcher pictured on his farm
For Mike Wilhoit ’77, food is business. Wilhoit’s family has been farming hazelnuts in Oregon for more than 70 years, and today, he is a leader in agricultural development in the state.