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Diversity award ceremony
Nominations are due March 1, 2021 for the Staff Excellence Awards, Diversity Awards, and Community Awards. Learn more about the criteria and access award forms online.
Help eliminate phantom loads and unnecessary energy consumption before you head out for winter break. While on vacation or any other time away from the office, shop, lab, classroom, home or residence hall, there is the opportunity to eliminate wasted energy, money and risks of damage or harm. 
Ian Doyle
Dr. Ian Doyle has been named to the Oregon Board of Pharmacy, where he looks forward to helping achieve strategic priorities encompassing technicians, technology, licensing, regulation and communication. He shares his perspective on his role on the board and the future of pharmacy practice.
Mohammed Alabdulal PharmD ‘23 began his academic journey toward a pharmacy degree in August 2020, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. With classes online, he was able to remain with his family in Saudi Arabia while staying in school. But it hasn’t been easy:
Alyssa Strohbusch PharmD ’18
Alyssa Strohbusch PharmD ’18 didn’t grow up dreaming of a career in pharmacy. But today, two years after completing her doctor of pharmacy at Pacific University, she is a neuro-oncology specialist at the Miami Cancer Institute. She offers some advice for students in the Pacific University School of Pharmacy.
Mike Rushfeldt '95
Alumnus and former employee Mike Rushfeldt '95 supports Pacific University with an annual physics scholarship and planned gift. 
Cold weather can bring changing conditions to Pacific campuses and their surrounding areas.
Graphic representation of the conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter on Dec. 21, 2020
A rare alignment of the solar system's two largest planets offers a phenomenal view — if the clouds cooperate.
Shawn Cardwell and Celeste Goulding
Boxers are helpers. This year, Boxers have embraced their communities, whether they are fighting wildfires or fighting homelessness.
When wildfires rampaged through Oregon, some students took direct action. By doing so, they helped keep some homes and structures from being destroyed. Then they went back to their classes.

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