Pacific students have a new place to make their ideas take shape — the Boxer Makerspace. It’s an inviting new area on the second floor of the Tim & Cathy Tran Library where students can use 3D printers, a laser engraver, a vacuum formbox and other tools to create prototypes of their own design.
After a year of remodeling, refurbishing and re-imagining, Boxer Makerspace will open on the second floor of the Tran Library in September.
Berglund Center's fourth annual Inspired Ideas Competition and the Center for a Sustainable Society's inaugural Imagining Sustainable Futures event a success.
First phase of renovations to expand learning resources and opportunities for students is nearly complete.
Construction is tentatively scheduled to begin in January on the Tran Library, starting a planned two-phase remodel that will include additional study rooms and "makerspace."
Farwood was among four finalists for the Wyatt Starnes Battle of the Schools Award, which honors the region’s up-and-coming young entrepreneurs.
Several years ago, Patching watched his oldest daughter drive a cart behind miniature horses, and the image struck a spark. Why push a stroller when he could pull a cart? That image became the impetus for his running rickshaw, the first of two projects Patching completed as a two-time Berglund Center Fellow at Pacific University.
The Berglund Center invites Pacific students — from freshmen to doctoral students — to pitch solutions to existing or emerging problems. The best receive a year of start-up support as Berglund Center Fellows.
Last year, David Hege PharmD ’18, a pharmacy student at Pacific University, got a real-life lesson in the difficulties many patients and their caregivers experience when it comes to juggling prescription medications.
Aaron Bergman PhD ‘18, a Pacific University doctoral student in clinical psychology, believes smarthphones also have the potential to help people struggling to find lasting recovery from drug and alcohol addiction.