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Dental Hygiene Students
Annual Give Kids A Smile event held Feb. 3 provided much-needed health services to area children.
US Handball Association Poster
Pacific's Handball Team continues legacy in sport at National Collegiate Championships.
Dr. Jessica Hardin
Pacific University Anthropology Assistant Professor Jessica Hardin is among a select group of scholars to have recently received a prestigious Graves Award in the Humanities.
Firefighter surrounded by flames.
Tad Buckingham ’92, OD ’94 — a Pacific University alumnus, Forest Grove firefighter and College of Optometry professor — is among those battling the fourth-largest fire in California history. 
Grace Anderson, Pacific University student
Grace Anderson OD '19 is among 40 optometry students chosen by nonprofit OneSight to help run its charitable clinics in May.
The Pacific University String Project has been awarded the 2018 Outstanding String Project of the Year Award by the American String Teachers Association and the National String Project Consortium.
Dr. Halpern will travel to Japan in June to continue her study into invasive species and the role herbivorous insects play.
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.
Matthew Minicucci
Pacific University English instructor Matthew Minicucci has been awarded a 2018 Oregon Literary Fellowship.
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. 

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