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Velarde, who majored in music education at Pacific, sang for the Tara Novellas before going solo.
John Medeiros, PT, PhD, Distinguished University Professor, Pacific University, School of Physical Therapy and Tony Rocklin, PT, DPT, COMT, Partner at Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy team-up to investigate new methods to improve patient care
Twenty Pacific University alumni named to Portland Monthly's peer-nominated list of top doctors and nurses in January 2017, including many graduates of the physician assistant program.
Once upon a time, there were no squirrels at Pacific University. Back in 1970, when Brian Douglass '72 transferred to Pacific from Portland Community College to compete on the speech team, there wasn’t a fuzzy gray rodent to be found.
The night that Marsh Hall burned, another spark struck at Pacific University.
This is the amazing love story of two All-American kids who saw each other in a crowded courtyard and had love at first sight! This will put you all in tears, give you laughter, and most of all make you believe in love again.
Mara Supan, Class of 2007, put in a lot of work to get to where she is now, as an Associate Veterinarian. Read more to learn about all the opportunities she sought out and her experience working with small animals for a career.
Rodolfo Sanchez, Class of 2014, has some extremely valuable advice for those of you considering applying to graduate schools. Learn how he gained the courage to apply to (and be accepted into!) an Ivy League school, when would be the best time for you to go to grad school, and how the schooling differs from undergrad.
Alumnus Trent Cluny OD '09 design of a LEGO Optometry Office was submitted to the company for consideration as a possible new set.
Pharmacy Professor John Harrelson has earned significant grants to advance his research into tobacco cessation treatments. His work is not only uncovering new options for patients to improve their health, but also training future scientists along the way.

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