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From President Hallick
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.
Laura Edwards-Leeper, professor of psychology, was recently featured in an article about gender dysphoria on The Economist. 
Sarah Bowen, associate professor, was featured in an article about mindfulness. 
Tyree Dingle '19 joins Portland Psychotherapy.
Psychology Professor Laura Edwards-Leeper was interviewed in a Slate podcast about the LGBTQ+ community. 
In Memoriam: John Galindo MS '92, PsyD '98 died at the age of 68 on Nov. 10, 2019. His passion was helping people, and it was exemplified in his career. 
Heide Island
Pacific University psychology professor and animal behaviorist Heide Island has drawn attention for her research into the behavior of river otters.
Anna Berliner
One of the most insightful thinkers and teachers ever to be employed at Pacific was Anna Berliner, a psychologist by title, but also an anthropologist, sociologist, optometrist and visual researcher.
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.
Joy Agner ’06 is currently completing her doctorate in cultural and community psychology at the University of Hawai’i Manoa.

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