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Public Safety Alert
Please use extra caution when walking on Pacific University’s Forest Grove Campus. Following the heavy rains and winds of the past couple days, campus trees may be unstable, and falling branches may pose a safety hazard.
Sigrid Roberts
Sigrid Roberts and Nicola Carter, professors in the Pacific University School of Pharmacy, have been awarded a competitive, three-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to research treatment for a neglected tropical disease called leishmaniasis.
Marsh quad in snow
The Student Counseling Center is open and available for students throughout the year.
The Undergraduate Student Senate wishes to send a huge thank you to staff and faculty for your hard work behind the scenes this year. We appreciate your dedication and the outpouring of support for Pacific University students during this challenging time.
Karsen Buck and Seema Khatecharian
A pair of Pacific University students were struck by the need to post an inclusive mural on a wall in a Forest Grove city park. It took a while, but they succeeded.
Donna Kalmbach Phillips
A new scholarship fund for Latinx students in the College of Education is one way Professor Donna Phillips shows her gratitude.
Mohammed Alabdulal PharmD ‘23 began his academic journey toward a pharmacy degree in August 2020, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. With classes online, he was able to remain with his family in Saudi Arabia while staying in school. But it hasn’t been easy:
Alyssa Strohbusch PharmD ’18
Alyssa Strohbusch PharmD ’18 didn’t grow up dreaming of a career in pharmacy. But today, two years after completing her doctor of pharmacy at Pacific University, she is a neuro-oncology specialist at the Miami Cancer Institute. She offers some advice for students in the Pacific University School of Pharmacy.
Graphic representation of the conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter on Dec. 21, 2020
A rare alignment of the solar system's two largest planets offers a phenomenal view — if the clouds cooperate.
When wildfires rampaged through Oregon, some students took direct action. By doing so, they helped keep some homes and structures from being destroyed. Then they went back to their classes.

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