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Claire Argow portrait and papers from her collection
By the time she came to Pacific in 1960, Claire Argow already was well known for her work to abolish the death penalty and reform the penal system. She was driven by the belief that people convicted of crimes still deserve to be offered opportunities and treated humanely.
Frances Clapp
Frances Clapp ’08 — that is, 1908 — was a revered figure from the turn of the last century. She was a skilled pianist who appeared in many musical programs from the era, playing Chopin, Beethoven, Grieg, Rubinstein, Bach and other composers.
Your health and well-being is important. Pacific University wants to help you balance the commitments of your personal, work, and community engagements. Join your fellow Faculty and Staff community members at these upcoming wellness workshops!
Students looking at posters
The Master of Social Work Program has two types of funding opportunities available to MSW students for the 2019-2020 academic year. The deadline for applications is Oct. 4.
Dental Hygiene Studies founding director Lisa Rowley stands in program's clinic next to a dental chair
Dental Hygiene Studies founding director Lisa Rowley supports scholarship with gift from her estate.
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.
Larry and Kathy Wan
Larry and Kathy met in 1977 as freshmen at Pacific University. They had several core classes together, and would often spend time with a group of mutual friends. During their sophomore year, Larry asked Kathy to study for a library skills test that was part of their writing course. They didn’t end up studying at all that evening but that night they began their decades-long relationship. 
Computer science professor and student
Small classes, high diversity, and student confidence put Pacific in the upper half of the elite rankings.
Two Pacific students in Boxer ‘Ohana shirts
The Hawai‘i-based television program will air two different segments about Pacific in the coming week.
Read these resources before applying for a university job, whether a work-study program or an internship.

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