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University's total enrollment continues to increase among both undergraduate and graduate/professional student segments.
Research
Pacific undergraduate students who are juniors in standing will showcase their work, much of which results from collaborative endeavors they embark on with Pacific professors.
Hillsboro Campus
A specific training program for law enforcement officers is being evaluated for its effectiveness at helping them cope with the rigors of the job.
Professor Andy Dawes & Kevin McGee '18 in the laser lab at Pacific
The NSF announced this month it had awarded Associate Professor Andrew Dawes, physics and a team of undergraduate researchers a third, three-year grant to study quantum optics. “I’m proud we can offer a lab environment with the same cutting-edge equipment you would find at top-tier institutions like Harvard and M.I.T.,” Dawes said.
Internships and undergraduate research are two of the ways you can gain valuable practice in your chosen area of study.
Pacific University has been named a "Best Bang for the Buck - West" institution by Washington Monthly in its 2018 College Guide & Rankings.
Alumni & friends rise to the occasion to support Lead On: The Campaign for Tomorrow at Pacific University. Pacific University recently completed its most successful year of giving in school history, with donors contributing gifts and pledges totaling nearly $12.4 million between July 1, 2017, and June 30, 2018.
Oregon Silverspot Butterfly
Project led by Rich Van Buskirk using scent-trained canines to help identify hospitable habitats for the endangered Oregon Silverspot butterfly.
Year-long study about the future of transportation in rural Washington County published in fall 2016 to be presented by Prescott Devinney '17 and Staff Member Mike Miller.
Marina Suzuki
Dr. Marina Suzuki to serve as contributor on “Emerging Issues on the Latest Developments in Science and Technology" project.

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