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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.
Boxer Makerspace
After a year of remodeling, refurbishing and re-imagining, Boxer Makerspace will open on the second floor of the Tran Library in September.
Boxer volleyball
Next College Student Athlete (NCSA) ranks schools on college desirability among current student-athletes, academic performance, and affordability.
Faculty member Shawn O. Henry with Stephenie Spencer ‘19 and Taylor Tamanaha '18 in the exercise science lab
Rankings website puts Pacific as No. 9 in Oregon, as well as among the best small colleges and best professors in the country.
Ron Calkins at B Street farm
Mulberries, tomatoes, honey, rabbits and squash: Pacific University's B Street Farm is a food producer, a laboratory and a learning center.
Ryan Kimberly
Students at Pacific can draw upon a rich network of support for issues ranging from sexual harassment to a dead car battery.
Clark Hall
Student Services has a different look this school year, partly because of some office moves, and partly because some programs have new departmental homes.

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