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Pacific University alumnae and students leaders come together on Feb. 25 to share ideas for making racial justice a daily commitment in 2021.
Amber Smith '20 conducts research
Pacific remains No. 1 for research among private universities in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest, according to the National Science Foundation. The university also moved up to No. 8 in the Far West region, ranking among peers like Stanford and the University of Southern California.
Give those around you a gift. In the event of an emergency, have the necessary tools to act quickly and assist. 
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The Student Counseling Center (SCC) is excited to partner with the Center for Gender Equity (CGE) to create Queer Let’s Talk on Thursdays from noon to 1 p.m. during the spring semester 2021.
Garrison King-Halsey III portrait
In his first book of poetry, The Father’s Curse, Garrison King-Halsey III ’19 has published a collection of poems reflecting the current landscape of the dating world for young adults from the perspective of a young African-American coming into adulthood. It gives insight to love, heartbreak, cheating culture, toxic masculinity and more.
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Thanks to the generosity of donors, Pacific offers several scholarships in the colleges of Health Professions and Optometry specifically designed to support people of color in becoming healthcare providers. 
Weather Alert
Pacific University campuses and locaitons will remain closed Monday, Feb. 15, with the exception of the Eugene Campus. Online classes and appointments continue as scheduled. Use extreme caution outside.
In Memoriam: Jerry Braun, OD '60, MS '71
Weather Alert
Winter weather is heading back to the Portland area. Stay up to date and safe!
On Wednesday, Feb. 10, the Human Resources Department will start weekly Zoom drop-in hours.

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