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Rayne Houser and Cody Tang Pictured Together
For their capstone projects, Rayne Houser ’18 and Cody Tang ’18 helped with a faculty-led study that found that exercise may help prevent and manage glaucoma.
Writing music gives youth opportunity to create and connect.
Music therapy major Andrea Eitner '17 explores the uses of music therapy in the NICU — and finds a career aspiration.
Madison Clifford '17 explores the journey of loss in a nine-piece art installation for her senior capstone project.
Clara Howell '17 created an annual magazine for the university to enhance deeper storytelling on campus.
Media arts major and football player Warner Shaw '17 turned a competitive setback into an academic success by producing a film about his injury recovery.
Marine veteran and Pacific University public health major Irisa Grimes '17 has created a pilot program to provide better health services for transgender veterans.
Senior Makkie Conching developed a vertical gardening system for her sustainable design major, hoping to help those with limited garden space grow their own food. "About 85 percent of our food in Hawai‘i is imported," said Conching, who is from Oahu. "I wanted to start with my family and help them produce our own food." 
Three students in the School of Dental Hygiene Studies design plan to help bridge the gap between obstetric care and dental care for pregnant women at Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center.
Students in the School of Dental Hygiene Studies look for ways to bring diversity to their chosen profession.

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