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.
Chris Walker ’21 received the Pacific University College of Arts & Sciences Dean of Students Award.
Elizabeth "Betsy" Hesser: Outstanding Instrumentalist; Outstanding Senior in Social Sciences; Outstanding Senior in Psychology
Elizabeth “Betsy” Hesser ’21 was named Pacific University’s Outstanding Instrumentalist and Outstanding Senior in Social Sciences.
Lianda Lonergan '21 is a member of the Pacific Dance Ensemble stying dance, exercise science and more, as she plans a career in physical therapy and preventative medicine for dancers.
Coming back from a concussion, the psychology and business major said, taught her how to manage heavy workloads and manage her time. “I just feel like I can do anything I set my mind to.”
Laura Edwards-Leeper, professor of psychology, was featured in an Economist article on gender dysphoria and the growing number of transgender children cases.
A recent analysis by a team of researchers, including Pacific University Psychology Professor Jennifer Antick, found limited research evaluating depression screening tools in patients with kidney failure, often because the studies were small or had other shortcomings.
For Chris Walker ’21, Nov. 11 is more than just his birthday — it is also a time to remember his nearly six years of service in the United States Marine Corps. Read about his experience in Afghanistan, and at Pacific University.