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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.
Boxer Makerspace
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.
Study Room Green Screen
First phase of renovations to expand learning resources and opportunities for students is nearly complete.
Exterior of Tran Library
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.
Running Rickshaw in Action
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.
Start-Up Solutions Illustration
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.
David Hege, smiling in Berglund Center
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 Smiling
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.

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