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Emily Kresin '24 Discusses Her Poster Presentation At The Murdock Conference
Pacific students participated in the Murdock College Science Research Conference, which provides students in the Northwest the opportunity to present research on topics across an entire spectrum of scientific subjects. This year's conference was co-hosted by Pacific University.
Sixty years after his death, Olaus Murie, a 1912 graduate of Pacific University, is still revered as a pioneer in conservation.
Exploring Red Cedar Die Back with Taylor Warnick '23
Taylor Warnick ’23 is an environmental biology major who has been working with faculty member Kara Lanning to study soil in search of a possible microbial culprit for Western Red Cedar die back.
Full-time students admitted to the Master of Nonprofit Leadership program's 2023 cohort are eligible for two new $5,000 scholarships. Students serving Latino/a/x communities or dedicated to environmental conservation, advocacy or education are eligible to apply by Oct. 31.
Dr. Julie Layshock
Dr. Layshock is an environmental/analytical chemist who teaches courses on quantitative chemistry, instrumental analysis and environmental toxicology in Pacific’s undergraduate chemistry and environmental science programs.
Research
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.
A list of online and physically distanced opportunities for the Pacific community to celebrate Earth Month 2021 in April. 
2018 FGUG Research Conference
The College of Arts and Sciences announces the Fall 2020 Undergraduate Research Conference. View student projects online from Oct. 26 to Oct. 29. Students are invited to present research and creative projects in an all-digital online format through Friday, Oct. 23 at 8 a.m. (Pacific Daylight Time).
Deke Gundersen, sustainability professor, was called as a witness in a Portland climate change case.
Heide Island presenting
Psychology professor Heide Island spent the past 10 months on Whidbey Island north of Seattle to continue extensive research she is conducting on the behavior of river otters.

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