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Fern and log painting
Artist Nancy Helmsworth displays a series of paintings — much of it inspired by walks through Forest Park during the COVID-19 lock-down of Spring 2020 — in a virtual exhibit Within the Forest: Nurse Logs presented by Pacific University’s Katherine Cawein Gallery of Art.
Black History Month
Join in a month filled with discussions on race and equality, Oregon’s exclusionary practices, Black history in Forest Grove, and how to make real progress on the social justice front. 
Apply Now for 2021-2022 Scholarships
Pacific University offers a wide range of scholarships to support students pursuing their undergraduate or graduate degrees. Most of these scholarships for 2021-2022 have application deadlines from Feb. 15 to March 1.
Chinese Club Presents Lunar New Year Celebration
The Pacific University Chinese Qilin Club has partnered with other cultural clubs on campus for two weeks of collaborative celebration of the Lunar New Year.
Ada Limon.
Join Pacific University's Visiting Writers series for a virtual author talk with Ada Limón at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25. Limón is the author of five books of poetry, including The Carrying, a National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry. Register for the Zoom link.
In partnership with Pacific University, Providence Promotores are holding Facebook live events to help support the Latinx community. The live events focus on mental health and well being and include topics such as stress management, depression and suicide prevention.
Portraits of Dick Anderson '72 and WInsvey Campos '17
Pacific University is well represented in the current Oregon legislative session, thanks to the first-time elections of a Republican senator and a Democratic representative.  
Sandwich on cutting board
Need a quick meal on the go? Whether you have a meal plan or not, students, faculty and staff will now have more time to grab a quick meal, snack or beverage. Dining hours of operation are expanding on the Forest Grove Campus for Spring Semester.
Public Health Update
Pacific will continue partnering with healthcare systems whenever possible to get vaccines to employees and students according to eligibility. Those who are eligible for other community clinics should seek vaccines as available. Learn more about COVID-19 vaccination.
Dijana Ihas playing viola
Dijana Ihas, an associate professor in the Pacific University Music Department, was honored as Oregon Music Educator of the Year by the Oregon Music Education Association at its annual meeting in January. 

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