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Jenna Richards Smiling
Jenna Richards '19 brings compassion and openness to her focus on criminal justice.
Cake modeled after the library
A 10,000-mile journey that began in Vietnam for Pacific University alumni Tim '74 and Cathy Tran '74 culminated at the university's Forest Grove Campus with the naming of the library in their honor as part of Pacific's annual Homecoming festivities.
Kia Adderson smiling
“I love new experiences because they mean more stories,” said Addison, who has participated in Speech & Debate, English Club and the Black Student Union at Pacific.
The former Pacific baseball player and broadcast major is the voice of the Hillsboro Hops.
Jessica Flack smiling
Jessica Flack OD '18 partnered with Head Start to use technology to enhance vision screenings for young children. One in three vision problems would have gone unidentified without the tool, she found as part of her thesis for the Master of Education/Visual Function in Learning program.
Paula Kutzner smiling
Paula Kutzner OD '18 developed a school-based vision therapy program as part of her thesis for the Master of Education/Visual Function in Learning program. The innovative service was so successful that it will continue even though she's graduated.
Student smiling working with an Aphasia patient
“The No. 1 thing that is lost in aphasia is words,” said Annabelle Watts SLP ’17. “I really hope participants who come here realize there is this gigantic world of communication and that here are all these other ways to facilitate that and have fun and re-engage with life and with their partner.”
Andrea Eitner Smiling in interview
Music therapy major Andrea Eitner '17 explores the uses of music therapy in the NICU — and finds a career aspiration.
Irisa Grimes
Marine veteran and Pacific University public health major Irisa Grimes '17 has created a pilot program to provide better health services for transgender veterans.
Makkie Conching smiling in her interview
Senior Makkie Conching developed a vertical gardening system for her sustainable design major, hoping to help those with limited garden space grow their own food. "About 85 percent of our food in Hawai‘i is imported," said Conching, who is from Oahu. "I wanted to start with my family and help them produce our own food." 

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