Pacific University Professor Erica Kleinknecht, who teaches undergraduate psychology, has been awarded the Western Psychological Association’s Outstanding Teaching Award. The award was conferred April 28, 2023 at the association’s annual convention in Riverside, Calif.
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Psychology Professor Erica Kleinknecht Named Teacher of the Year by Western Psychological Association
Salgado teaches courses in the undergraduate psychology program in the College of Arts & Sciences, focusing on psychological health and well-being, mindfulness, and community psychology.
Carl Boeck '75 Enlisted More Than 25 Years After Graduating, Then Delivered the Gift of Vision Around the Globe
Pacific University Alumnus Carl Boeck '75 enlisted after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 and went on to deliver the gift of sight to people in places around the world where the military was conducting civil affairs work.
A team of Pacific University researchers led by psychology Professor Michael Christopher and Associate Professor Sarah Bowen has been awarded follow-on funding by the National Institutes of Health for research and training of law enforcement officials in mindfulness practices. The project is intended to affect and improve outcomes when first responders arrive in volatile situations.
"Mr. Massey-Johnson's tenacity, maturity, passion, intellectual growth supersedes most of his peers," faculty wrote.
Alyson Burns-Glover has received the Pacific University President’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.
Pacific Professor Ahmar Zaman, Student Esther Fiore PsyD '26, Tell Washington Post Readers How to Apologize Appropriately
Pacific University Assistant Professor Ahmar Zaman, along with doctoral student Esther Fiore PsyD '26 and another co-author, published an op-ed in the Washington Post about what is required in an appropriate apology.
Toward a Healing Presence | Stress Reduction & Resilience Training for Healthcare Students & Employees
The Oregon Healthcare Workforce Institute (OHWI) Pacific is providing free access to this online MSBR training for Pacific University health profession students, staff and faculty. The eight-week sessions begin Feb. 9.
Aspen Shirley '21 is conducting research with Pacific University Psychology Professor Heidi Island to study behavior differences between wild and captive North American river otters. “I never thought I’d be given this opportunity, so I’m just incredibly grateful, and it’s all thanks to Pacific University and of course Dr. Heidi Island.”
Pacific University Psychology Professor Laura Edwards-Leeper told a 60 Minutes interviewer she fears that some physicians approve gender transition treatments without sufficient examination.