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Charlotte Basch smiling in thumbnail
Pacific sophomore Charlotte Basch started re-writing her people's history when she was 12. Now, she is a leader in the Clatsop-Nehalem Tribe and is studying ways to help bring her heritage back to life.
Cherry Blossoms Illustration by Joyce Gabriel, Creative Director of Pacific University
The tragic disaster in Japan has affected those living in the earthquake-torn nation, including Norhiro Mizukami '07, as well as the students and faculty at Pacific. 
Flying Turkeys Art piece, by Doug Ryan.
Doug Anderson, Pacific’s new art professor, seeks to create art that expresses his experiences and observations of the human condition.
Dr. Gene McIntyre '60 pictured smiling
Today he might be called "at risk," uninterested in school and unsure what to do with his young life. But Gene McIntyre '60, found unexpected encouragement and used it to fuel a long and successful career in education.
Students sporting the Boxer Spirit with red & black body paint.
What do you remember about your time at Pacific University? It could be a professor or staff member who taught you the one thing that opened a door you’d never heard of before. Or, maybe it’s an event that inspired, amused or amazed you.
Pacific University Diversity Director Alfonzo Lopez-Vasquez
The numbers speak for themselves. Thirty-nine million people of Latin-American descent now live in the United States. Native-born and immigrant Latinos have eclipsed all other ethnic minorities in numbers, economic clout and influence.
May Pole Pictured in front of Marsh Hall to celebrate May Day
May Day at Pacific University began in an outdoor flurry of flowers, song and dance in 1914, then shifted indoors in the 1950s and became more like a formal dance.
Healthcare students studying together.
Healthcare Hub with a second 'Green' building just completed and a third planned, the Pacific University Health Professions Campus is showing the way to the future of healthcare education and delivery.
Interior of Pacific University HPC
"We're really training our students in what is considered contemporary, patient-centered, team-based care...and they are having the opportunity to learn that from day one, which is innovative and cutting edge."
Old film camera
A grandfather’s sharing of darkroom craft with his 8-year-old granddaughter and a photography professor’s encouragement lead to two majors—and a continuing interest in the art of the image.

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