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Clara Howell '17 created an annual magazine for the university to enhance deeper storytelling on campus.
Media arts major and football player Warner Shaw '17 turned a competitive setback into an academic success by producing a film about his injury recovery.
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." 
Senior Show 2017: (e)MOTION April 26 - May 20
Offered over Winter Term 2018, students enrolled in OL-255 will travel to Río Usumacinta in the Lancandon Rainforest to explore the rivers, ruins, and wildlife that the classical Mayan world has to offer.
Sonja Feinberg '17, loved earning her BA degree in Sustainable Design and is now looking forward to earning her Master’s in Architecture at Portland State University. In a Q&A, she talks about what she enjoyed while taking both environmental and art classes at Pacific and how she decided on which grad school to attend. 
Pacific University MFA in Writing faculty member Tyehimba Jess is the recipient of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for his book Olio. 
Pacific University students can receive free comprehensive vision exams at
On March 11, the Oregon Physical Therapy Association (OPTA) had its Annual Conference in Clackamas and our program was well represented by core and adjunct faculty, students from all three classes, and alumni. 

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