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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."
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.
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.
Clinton Gruber pictured smiling on Pacific University' campus
The last time Clinton Gruber '47 saw his B-24 bomber he was falling away from it, 18,000 feet above Germany. But not until 35 years later, through a chance encounter on the Internet and the kindness of strangers in two distant countries, would he learn the complete story of the incident that nearly took his life that fateful day of Dec. 1, 1943.
AZ Walk on Pacific University's Campus
Some 520 Pacific University students and alumni served in World War II. About 31, roughly equivalent to an entire senior class at the time, never came home.
Private First Class Shin Sato pictured in his uniform
It was spring, 1942 and there was war all over the world. The Great Depression had ended, but now the Allied nations were fighting for their lives as the second European war of the century metastasized with horrific swiftness into global conflict.
Calvin Van pictured with his family.
It had been barely a year since Calvin Van Pelt finished his freshman year at Pacific University when he landed at Utah Beach on D-Day, the great invasion that was the beginning of the liberation of Europe from Nazi domination.
Dr. Lesley Hallick at the podium accepting the presidency.
She’d already been on the job since August 2009, but the inauguaration of Lesley Hallick in March as Pacific’s 17th president formalized the transition with a vintage Pacific ceremony.
Lu'au Dancers performing together on stage.
The first lū‘au at Pacific wasn’t very good, according to Hawai‘i Club co-founder Fred Scheller ’43, MA ’54. Fifty years later, not only is it good, it’s one of the biggest and best outside of the Islands.

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