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Thirty years after it started, the Tom McCall Forum is remembered as an opportunity to bring national conversations to Pacific’s backyard. Read more in the Spring 2012 issue of Pacific magazine: bit.ly/CivilDiscourse
The Pacific University Philharmonic will perform alongside renowned classic rock band Kansas on Wednesday, April 18 at 8 p.m. in Portland's Roseland Theater (8 NW 6th Ave.).
Mark Szymanski is a Professor of Education with a background in technology, cognitive science, and instruction. He was a public school teacher before joining Pacific University's community.
Pacific University and the United Kingdom’s York St. John University cemented plans for future collaboration May 10 when their respective leaders signed a Memorandum of Understanding.
Heron Azevedo '14 was an international student from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, who studied exercise science at Pacific University. His dream was to come to the United States and play American football. 
Alumni Association member Jeri Dobbs '58 and his wife, Tricia, have been volunteering with the Oregon Food Bank (OFB) in its nutrition education program for more than a decade.
18 Years ago, Pacific University purchased a brand new Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR). After seeing how important and beneficial the NMR was to the research students here at the college, Pacific University has decided to purchase a new and much more innovative NMR for students taking classes in the Chemistry department.
Alfonso Lopez-Vasquez career spans a period of over thirty years, having worked at all levels of the educational system including K-12, undergraduate, graduate and professional education. Alfonso Coordinates the development and implementation of diversity initiatives for the university.
The food-themed Fall 2012 issue of Pacific magazine asked, "If you could go anywhere in the world for the food, where would you go and what would you eat?" See members of the Pacific community respond, then read more at pacificu.edu/magazine.
The Pacific University College of Optometry is unsurpassed as a place to obtain an excellent didactic and clinical education from a talented and caring faculty. An optometric education at Pacific University is a wise career investment.

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