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Tim Tran in front of a house
Tim and Cathy Tran struggled to survive after the fall of South Vietnam but overcame challenges to reach America, where they flourished.
Two students talk on campus
Some Pacific University students have learned they prefer in-person interaction to online learning.
Anna Meiners MA '11 in her office
The broad-based shift from the office to remote workspaces may have forever altered the balance between employers and employees.
Teacher Tim Foster on a Zoom call
Remote learning, along with changing pandemic protocols, took a toll on students and teachers. And they’re still navigating the uncertainty.
Globe Illustration
Charlas Comunitarias sobre el Bienestar y la Salud Emocional, a program led partly by Ruth Zúñiga, went online during the pandemic and reached a global audience of 15,000 viewers.
Students provide support to people affected by wildfires
A set of students in the School of Graduate Psychology focused their research on a fascinating question: How do Latinx communities thrive when so many factors are arrayed against them?
Elona Wilson '18 in Portland
Elona Wilson '18 took her undergraduate degree and ran with it, breaking a family cycle of poverty and addiction on her way to becoming a respected leader of Next Up, a Portland, Ore.,-based nonprofit.
Martha Mendez '21 in front of high school
As a child, Méndez Bolaños ’21 attended a school in Hillsboro where she struggled to keep up with classes requiring English. Now she teaches English language learners in the same school.
Pacific students singing in choir
A new memorial scholarship will provide financial support to continuing undergraduates and graduate students who are studying to become choral music educators.
AAPI Month graphic
Pacific University, the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, and the Student Multicultural Center in collaboration with university partners, proudly celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May.

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