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Lamp and chair
A letter from the Student Counseling Center to honor BIPOC Mental Health Awareness month.
Lagrange points model
Following a grant from the Oregon National Space Grant Consortium, physics alumnus Huy Nguyen '21, along with Physics Professor Todd Duncan built a three-dimensional model showing the optimal orbit for spacecraft to "park" between the earth and moon. The model will be exhibited at the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum in McMinnville.
Sports Marketing Entrepreneur Dr. Marc Williams
Marc Williams, a sports marketing pioneer and former senior executive for three of the largest sports brands in the world — Champs Sports, Reebok, and Footaction — has joined Pacific University’s College of Business as director of the newly created Center for Entrepreneurship, Sports and Entertainment.
A space to be in community with one another and Student Counseling Center staff for discussion and support.
Marketa Marvanova
Dr. Marvanova previously served as dean and professor of the Skaggs School of Pharmacy at the University of Montana. Between July 2020 and September 2021, she also served as acting dean of the College of Health, overseeing five other accredited health profession schools.
MBA students in class
Submit the MBA application (no letters of recommendation or additional statements necessary) for direct admission.
Pacific University’s College of Optometry and School of Dental Hygiene studies participated in their first overnight interprofessional service trip in The Dalles, Ore. the weekend of April 2-3.  
Ballot box
Newly released McCall Center for Civic Engagement Faculty Guide: Bringing the 2022 Election Into Your Classroom.
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.
In the June issue of Pacific magazine, we note the passage of 50 years since the enactment of Title IX, the civil rights amendment that sought to ensure that women are treated as if they are equal to men. Many things have changed in America and at Pacific University since then.

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