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Celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month 2021
Dental work
Pacific University faculty members and supporters have advocated for several years for recognition for a new class of dental care provider. This month, the Oregon Legislature signed on.
Juneteenth marks the date that the last enslaved people in America learned of their freedom on June 19, 1865, more than two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. Please join Pacific University for a day filled with thought-provoking discussions and celebrations!
Edwards-Leeper on 60 Minutes
Pacific University Psychology Professor Laura Edwards-Leeper told a 60 Minutes interviewer she fears that some physicians approve gender transition treatments without sufficient examination. 
Jules Boykoff
Throughout the controversy over the Tokyo Games, Boykoff has been everywhere. Just this year, he has been cited or interviewed by the BBC, Reuters, the Sydney Morning Herald, the New York Times, NBC, Bloomberg, Time Magazine, the Voice of America, the Washington Post, CNBC, the Irish Times — in short, by every outlet looking for informed criticism of the Olympics.
Paul Snell
Days of rage in Minneapolis, and then across the nation, following the killing of George Floyd, pushed Politics and Government Professor Paul Snell to contribute to the debate over policing.
Jim Moore speaking
Political engagement tips from Pacific University's Dr. Jim Moore as written for The Oregon Way.
Edwards-Leeper
The Vice interview was just the most recent example of the way journalists and others have turned to Edwards-Leeper to help interpret gender issues affecting young people, such as those considering changing the gender identities they were assigned at birth.
Episode 4: Spam Musubi
The Intramurals and Recreation Department is pleased to announce the launch of a new video series — Cooking with a Boxer. The idea is to build community across campus, give people new meal ideas and simply have fun cooking!
Pacific University’s Department of Theatre & Dance presents Alice Birch’s darkly funny and dreamlike play, Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again., performing March 11-14 outdoors on the Forest Grove Campus.

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