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President Hallick sent this letter to the Pacific University community Friday afternoon.
Smoke at Forest Grove Campus
All Pacific University activities for the evening of Thursday, Sept. 10 and all of Friday, Sept. 11 are being moved online in light of the severely degraded air quality from the region’s wildfires.
Outdoor Pursuits has canceled equipment and gear rentals through Sept. 13 due to poor air quality and safety concerns. 
From President Hallick
Our hearts are with our many neighbors, friends and family throughout the Pacific Northwest coping with the impact of wildfires
Bali scene
Pacific University undergraduates now have the opportunity to broaden their understanding of the world through the new Global Scholars Program. Starting with a first-year seminar and companion travel experience, participating students will complete a set of requirements focused on international and diverse perspectives, mastering a second language, studying or interning abroad, and finally integrating global learning into the senior capstone. 
Classroom presentation
Pacific University is embarking on a coordinated program to increase support for undergraduate students under a $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
Public Safety Alert
The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning for the Portland Metro Area, including Pacific University's Forest Grove Campus. Please use caution especially particularly on the south half of the Forest Grove Campus. Avoid trees, and watch and listen for falling branches. 
Abigail Schmidt performs with the Pacific Dance Ensemble from a distance
While Pacific University students were scattered this spring by the spread of COVID-19, many campus events were canceled, including the popular spring concert by the Pacific Dance Ensemble. Yet the dancing went on. Pacific Director of Dance Jennifer Camp, switching to virtual instruction, asked dancers to make videos of themselves performing aspects of choreography they’d learned. 
Due to safety precautions in the wake of COVID-19, there are some changes to mail service at the Forest Grove and Hillsboro campuses. These changes will be in effect until further notice.
Drawings of Forest Grove Campus
The Kathrin Cawein Gallery of Art presents a virtual exhibit of works created by Pacific's talented art faculty. 

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