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Students stand in river wearing White Water Rafting Gear
A dozen Pacific University students got a taste of two very different types of tourism in January during a 19-day travel course to Southern Mexico where they visited the tourist haven of Cancun and Chiapas, a state known for its biodiversity, Mayan ruins and large indigenous population.
Dr. Kevin Chui and a group of colleagues received the 2018 Excellence in Geriatric Research Award from the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy.
Children Playing at ELC
The Forest Grove-News Times highlights the ELC opportunities for both area children and Pacific College of Education students.
The Department of English is pleased to announce the winners of the Pacific University 2018 Writing Contests in the categories of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, literary analysis, and college writing.
The School of Pharmacy congratulates second-year student Tahmeena Raheel for receiving the prestigious 2018 United States Public Health Service (USPHS) Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Award. Tahmeena’s community services and her dedication to public health is outstanding.
Dr. Elizabeth Tavares, assistant professor of English literature at Pacific University, has received an Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of $3,500 to conduct research this summer at the Huntington Library in San Marino, Calif.
fruit market in a street in Guatemala
Students from the Master of Social Work program participated in a two-week winter immersion program in Guatemala with professor Michele Eggers. Students received five hours of Spanish language instruction every day and resided with Guatemalan host families.
Hannah Hulse Smiling
Hannah Hulse '18 spends her summers fighting wildfires. Now, she's getting ready to pair her firefighting experience with her education in the College of Business for a career in fire operations.
Dr. Fawzy Elbarbry has published a new study on the inhibitory effect of quercetin and thymoquinone on the activity of CYP450 enzymes.
Year-long study about the future of transportation in rural Washington County published in fall 2016 to be presented by Prescott Devinney '17 and Staff Member Mike Miller.