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Zapotec weaving by Francisco and Laura Bautista
The Cawein Gallery of Art presents an exciting exhibition of vibrant weaving by the Bautistas. Meet the artists at an opening reception at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15. The Bautista exhibition is showing through Thursday, Dec. 9. 
Martha Mendez '21 in front of high school
As a child, Méndez Bolaños ’21 attended a school in Hillsboro where she struggled to keep up with classes requiring English. Now she teaches English language learners in the same school.
Twenty years ago, Gina Bell ʼ00 was building roads and diversifying crops with the Peace Corps in Paraguay. She didn’t expect this work to lead to her current managerial position with the city of Dubuque.
Bolanos
Martha Méndez Bolaños ’21 was one of two Pacific University seniors honored by the Confederation in Oregon for Language Teaching — Spanish. 
Tufts
Jacquelyn E. Tufts ’21 has been named Pacific University’s Outstanding Senior in the Humanities. 
Victor Rodríguez
Rodríguez is an associate professor of Spanish in the College of Arts & Sciences. In addition to his dedication as a caring and supportive teacher, Rodriguez supports students through a wide variety of outside-the-classroom activities.
Ada Limon.
Join Pacific University's Visiting Writers series for a virtual author talk with Ada Limón at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25. Limón is the author of five books of poetry, including The Carrying, a National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry. Register for the Zoom link.
Ruth Zúñiga
On Facebook, Spanish-language viewers anywhere in the world can join sessions of Charlas Comunitarias to learn about emotional health and resources. The program is led partly by  Ruth Zúñiga, an associate professor in School of Graduate Psychology at Pacific University and director of the university’s Sabiduría Latina/o psychology emphasis.
Ally Govi
Ally Govi '20 is an international student from Italy who transferred to Pacific University's College of Business from Hawai'i and studied abroad in Spain. Read about how Govi turned her language skills and business savvy into an exciting career. 

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