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Female Smiling holding an apple.
From alternative diets to intramural athletics, Pacific University students embrace healthy lifestyles in new ways, on and off campus.
Strange Brew Bottling Distribution Center
Home-brewing has become a renowned hobby in Oregon and creating the perfect recipe is an art in itself.
Beautiful sunset on Pacific University Campus
The new Center for a Sustainable Society will provide a collaborative framework for sustainability efforts on all of Pacific’s campuses.
Hand Drawn illustrations of salt and pepper shaker
Food is more than what appears on the table. What we eat is an element of who we are, where we come from and how we relate to our world. To the social scientist, food is a symbol of culture, identity, gender, family and power.
Young child receiving an eye exam.
Optometrists and student interns from the Pacific University College of Optometry screened 20 children for a bacterial infection that, left untreated, causes vision loss in 1.3 million people around the world.
Students working in the Occupational Therapy program
From a neighborhood school to an orphanage half a world away, Pacific's School of Occupational Therapy puts community partnerships at the forefront of student learning.
Students learning in the classroom.
Pacific’s College of Education is taking a new approach to teacher training, embedding science and math professionals in the diverse, high-needs Woodburn School District.
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.

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