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Join us in welcoming critically-acclaimed author Yashica Dutt, who'll be speaking about her journey of coming to terms with her identity growing up as Dalit, as told in her non-fiction book debut, 'Coming Out as Dalit.'
During the closure of Pacific Hall for renovations, many of the university's campus centers are located in temporary locations around campus. Find out where all the action is happening and how you can participate. 
The Queer Experience
The 1990s was a watershed period for LGBTQ+ rights across the country. In Oregon and at Pacific, incremental gains were accomplished amid a climate of of fear and hostility. Through the social and institutional challenges, progress continued. Today, the university works to celebrate diversity.
Rainbow poster image for Pacific University Theatre production of The Importance of Being Earnest
Pacific University's Theatre department is charmed to present our Spring 2023 production of Oscar Wilde's "THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST," directed by guest artist Cassie Greer.
Celebrate Women's History Month with a unique panel of alumnae women hosted in conversation with Pacific University President Dr. Jenny Coyle.
Please join the Reproductive Justice Action Team for a discussion on how overturning of Roe v. Wade has impacted OB-GYN and reproductive healthcare education and training at medical schools.
photos of guest speakers
Join us on International Women’s Day, Wednesday, March 8 at 4 p.m. PST, for an alumnae panel of women leaders as we celebrate the inauguration of our 18th president, Jennifer Coyle ’90, OD ’93, MS ’00, who is the third woman to lead our university.
From President Coyle
Our hearts break with the LGBTQIA+ community and the loved ones of those killed and injured this weekend in Saturday’s shooting in Colorado Springs.
Students, faculty and staff are invited to share a personal written or video message with Narce as she embarks on her retirement in December. 
Carmel Nicol
Meet Carmel Nicol, the confidential advocate of the month.

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