News, Media and Stories

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.
From the Board of Trustees
As we approach the end of 2020 members of the Board of Trustees want to tell each and every one of you — students, faculty, staff, deans and directors, President Hallick and her leadership team — how deeply we appreciate your efforts and cooperation in this challenging year of COVID-19. 
alumni book club graphic
Check out what’s on our reading list right now, or dig into the titles you may have missed at the Alumni Association’s Goodreads page.
Canned food on shelves
Now, more than ever, people and families are struggling with hunger and need assistance, due to the disruption caused by the pandemic. Find out how to access food resources and how to make a financial contribution to Boxer Food Share and help alleviate the barriers of food insecurity.

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