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When she enrolls at Pacific in the fall of 2018, Jahan Asad, the daughter of Pakistani immigrants, will be the first person in her immediate family to attend college, and one of the first women in her family to have completed high school. In early 2017, she founded Henna is Hope, a club that aims to bring a little joy to people struggling with emotional or physical issues through temporary body art.
Dunn celebration
University's renowned Master of Fine Arts in Writing program to celebrate the posthumous release of Dunn's latest work at special gathering in Portland on Friday, March 29.
Rob Hesia '04 was selected as the coach of the year by the Hawaii Wrestling Coaches Association at the national body’s meeting in Pittsburgh this week.
Fallon Harris '14 with students at Cornelius Elementary
Alumna Fallon Harris '14 created the nonprofit Eden Acres, promoting environmental literacy for all learners of all ages. Today, the organization is partnered with area schools, public agencies, and businesses, offering outdoor classes and sustainability activities for youth.
Youth get brass lessons from Pacific students
Pacific students offer music lessons to area youth in renowned String Project, which has has expanded to include band instruments.
You’ve reached adulthood — perhaps long ago — but are you a financial adult? Becoming a financial adult isn’t just about earning enough to support yourself, although that’s certainly a good start. It’s also about practicing financial habits that will give you greater peace of mind and ideally more choices in life.
Harry Potter heart
The Department of English is pleased to announce the winners of the Pacific University 2019 Writing Contests in the categories of fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, literary analysis, and college writing.
The entire Pacific University community has been shocked by the terrorist attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, in which two mosques were attacked. Such violence goes against every value we hold dear. We mourn the loss of life, condemn the Islamophobia that fueled the attacks, and are in awe of the acts of heroism that saved lives on Friday.
Professor and student at computer
All Pacific University undergraduate students are invited to participate in a survey that will he
Professor and student at computer
All Pacific University faculty members are invited to participate in a survey that will help us learn how to provide you with better technology services at Pacific University.

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