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Portrait of Mary Von
Formerly the director of the School of Physician Assistant Studies, Von has been serving as interim vice provost and executive dean since July 1.
The MFA in Writing program is excited to be welcoming guest writers to the January residency, including poet and translator Adalber Salas Hernández, memoirist Rebecca Carroll, and writer Siddhartha Deb (not pictured).
The MFA in Writing program has planned an incredible line-up of guests for January's Residency.
Meera Subramanian and De'Shawn Charles Winslow
The MFA in Writing program is excited to be welcoming two new guest faculty with this January's residency: nonfiction writer Meera Subramanian and novelist De'Shawn Charles Winslow.
Helen Howell
Pacific University is pleased to welcome Helen Howell as its new director for Human Resources. Howell joined the Pacific community on Dec. 1, 2021.
Wendy Beth Rosen
In this presentation, Wendy Beth Rosen shares how she developed a course that has helped to change the narrative about vision and learning from the educator's perspective. 
New faculty join the School of Pharmacy. Returning faculty and staff earn honors.
The grant will support Dr. Mike Espiritu’s work to determine the structure-activity relationship of a cone snail toxin called MIIIB with voltage gated potassium channels. These small peptide toxins are known as “conotoxins.” 
As a pharmacy preceptor, you may be asked to write a letter of recommendation for students as they prepare their residency applications. School of Pharmacy residency mentor Erin Wilson '05, PharmD '18 offers some tips and tricks for the process.
Third-year pharmacy students Arika Sandbach and Heather Beugli won first place in a local interactive, team-based skills competition, earning the right to represent Pacific at the national competition in December 2021.
Caitlin Tamblyn PharmD ’24 is a first-year pharmacy student at Pacific University. Though life is different on campus amid COVID-19, she and her classmates are grateful to be back on campus with the support and connection of peers.