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The college will launch two education programs at the Forest Grove Campus for Chinese-based physicians and optometry students to treat a high prevalence of nearsightedness there.
How do societal beauty standards affect our most intimate and vulnerable relationships? Pacific University Theatre produces this winter Fat Pig by Neil LaBute, which explores the harsh reality of this question.
Matthew Minicucci
Pacific University English instructor Matthew Minicucci has been awarded a 2018 Oregon Literary Fellowship.
Scientist Jamie Dwyer will discuss how how incorporating biomimicry can positively transform the way we live.
Dr. Burch-Pesses
Michael Burch-Pesses, Pacific University's longtime director of bands, is the 2018 winner of the Oregon Music Education Association's John C. McManus Distinguished Teacher Award. 
What advice and words of wisdom would Dr. King give us in these times? What would he motivate us to do on this holiday — and every day? Surely, he would expect us to use this time to improve the lives of others.
National Board of Examiners in Optometry
The National Board of Examiners in Optometry released its annual performance report earlier this week.
Lopes is an undergraduate psychology major and varsity soccer player at Pacific University. In November, he successfully passed the U.S. Citizenship test after several years of uncertain legal status prior to becoming a legal permanent resident.
The Master of Fine Arts in Writing program hosts readings by some of the world’s finest contemporary writers during its 10-day residency in Seaside Jan. 5-12.
Mike Duncan PA '16, injured while searching for fellow Army soldier Bowe Bergdahl, tells his tale of forgiveness. Story syndicated nationally.

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