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Mike Steele
An award from the Knute Rockne Society; a book coming out this winter; and induction into the U.S. Handball Hall of Fame: It's another month in the life of Professor Emeritus Mike Steele.
1984
Pacific University's Exercise Science Department is taking an active role in surveilling the audiences at theatre performances of George Orwell's 1984.
Rylee Trendell working in the outdoors
Rylee Trendell '19 found Pacific to be a good fit because of his personal connections with professors, as well as the opportunity to play collegiate basketball.
Moon
Pacific University cosmologist and assistant physics professor Todd Duncan was awarded $8,000 by the Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium to develop a model that illustrates the optimal orbital pattern for a spacecraft working above the lunar surface.
Carol Rymer OD '92 in her Pacific University office
Recently retired as a colonel in the U.S. Army, Carol Rymer OD '92 will lead clinical programs in the College of Optometry.
Celebration of Giving inductee awards
University inducts one new member of 1849 Society and 10 new members of President's Circle.
Physician Assistant Opioid Treatment grant
the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has awarded Pacific University a $450,000, three-year grant to bring more physician assistants to the front lines of treatment of opioid abuse. 
Students at undergraduate commencement in May 2019
The publication's 2020 college rankings put Pacific among the top in the country overall, as well as for value, veterans, and social mobility.
Computer science professor and student
Small classes, high diversity, and student confidence put Pacific in the upper half of the elite rankings.
Boxer Makerspace
After a year of remodeling, refurbishing and re-imagining, Boxer Makerspace will open on the second floor of the Tran Library in September.

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