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Jim Moore
Pollsters overlooked some critical factors in the presidential election of 2016, said Pacific University Politics & Government Professor Jim Moore. They seem to have learned from those mistakes this time, he said.
Across the nation, theatre is undergoing a metamorphoses. It will be many months still before anyone is able to attend a performance in-person but that doesn’t mean the lights are off and the curtains are closed. Theatre artists, resourceful and adaptable as the art itself, are finding new ways to bring the spectacle of live performance to audiences — through livestreaming.
Dante Reid '20 in graduation gown, hat and stole
For Dante Reid '20, football was a way to navigate toward his chosen career in physical therapy.
STEM Students
If you’re a STEM major, and interested in talking to some professionals about life after graduation, or thinking about a career that requires STEM, join this Zoom panel Thursday, Oct. 8 at 5 p.m.  
Ethan Won
Live (online) theatre is back at Pacific University. In response to COVID-19, the Theatre and Dance Department is presenting a streamed live online production this fall. Performances of The Typographers Dream are scheduled Oct. 15-18 with evening and matinee performances.
Chamber Singers A Jubilant Day screenshot
The Pacific University Chamber Singers got together — virtually — over the summer to perform A Jubilant Day
Mari Fujimoto
Pacific University Optometry Professor Mari Fujimoto OD ’19 was honored with one of the 2020 Johnson & Johnson Vision Residency Awards. The George W. Mertz Contact Lens Residency Award supports post-graduate advanced training in optometric clinical care, education and research methods specific to the fields of children’s vision and contact lenses.
Chapman
The Academic & Career Advising (ACA) team is excited to welcome two new staff members to Pacific University. Learn more about the new community relations coordinator and academic coach.
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The Student Counseling Center (SCC) is available to support students in taking care of their mental health during these overwhelming and uncertain times. As part of mental health awareness week, Oct. 4-10, the SCC encourages students to get back to the basics by getting adequate sleep, moving your body, developing new friendships and sustaining old ones, and connecting with a meaningful community.
study abroad locations
While Covid-19 has canceled study abroad this year, International Programs expects the program will be up and running again this time next year, barring any unforeseen setbacks. The chance to study abroad is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for many students, and now is the time to start planning!

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