Bring your inspiration to the 2023 Inspired Ideas Competition hosted by the Berglund Center. All degree-seeking students at Pacific University are encouraged to register by Friday. Winners receive scholarships and opportunities to turn their prototypes into reality. Please note the competition start time of 10 a.m. Saturday, April 22.
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The Berglund Center's Inspired Ideas Competition is back in person! This is a unique opportunity for all Pacific students, graduate and undergraduate who have a creative idea that solves a problem or improves the lives of others. Win up to $25,000 worth of financial support in scholarships and product development to turn your idea into an actual prototype!
Pacific University has received its first patent, marking the beginning of a new, entrepreneurial chapter for the university. It's for a device called HeartMic.
Pacific University recently received a grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust for the Boxer Makerspace.
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.
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.