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Biology Professor Chris Templeton
The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year, $350,000 grant to Biology Professor Chris Templeton to further his study into the ways human-caused traffic noise affects birds' cognitive abilities.
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Juneteenth Flag
The commemoration begins with a short ceremony at 2 p.m. Monday, June 13, at the flagpole at the intersection of College Way and 21st Avenue. Incoming President Jenny Coyle will offer a few remarks and light refreshments will be available as we raise the Juneteenth flag.
Mike Steele
Professor Emeritus Mike Steele will be formally inducted into the United States Handball Association Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Portland on Friday, June 17.
Lead On: The Campaign for Tomorrow at Pacific University
Lead On: The Campaign for Tomorrow at Pacific University continues through June 30. 
2019 May Commencement at Pacific University
More than 700 students will earn undergraduate and graduate degrees, while the university also bestows an honorary doctorate and the coveted Massih Prize during the first in-person spring commencement ceremonies since the COVID-19 pandemic/sports-recreation/outdoor-pursuits.
Jefferson Hall College of Optometry
Schnider, a 1982 Pacific University optometry alumnus, will receive the award at Pacific’s Graduate & Professional Commencement, where she also will be the keynote speaker
Bill Stoller
Stoller, a 1974 Pacific University undergraduate alumnus, will receive an honorary doctor of letters at Pacific’s Undergraduate Commencement, where he also will be the keynote speaker
Pacific University's chapter of Student Academy of Audiology was named the national winner of the Diversity and Inclusion award in the national academy's 2021-2022 Chapter Challenge. The Student Academy of Audiology is the student division of the American Academy of Audiology.
Burns-Glover
Pacific University Psychology Professor Alyson Burns-Glover was named winner of the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2022 by the Western Psychological Association.

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