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Beautiful sunset on Pacific University Campus
The new Center for a Sustainable Society will provide a collaborative framework for sustainability efforts on all of Pacific’s campuses.
  The Anxious Seat: Pacific Identity Project explores the university's past and the experiences of students today.
Pacific University has a new origins, mission and vision statement.
John R. Hayes is listed in the university’s directory as an associate professor of optometry. But if you were to ask him what he does, he’d reply, “promoting the advancement of health and human services.”
The English Language Institute (ELI) on the Forest Grove Campus is finding its offerings in high demand.
  After more than 35 years as a teacher and principal, Mary Jo Simone retired in 2004, thinking “that I’d be going off into the sunset.” Today, she's an assistant professor in Pacific's College of Education.  
Hand Drawn illustrations of salt and pepper shaker
Food is more than what appears on the table. What we eat is an element of who we are, where we come from and how we relate to our world. To the social scientist, food is a symbol of culture, identity, gender, family and power.
Dr. Jay Thomas, professor emeritus from the School of Professional Psychology, died Monday, Sept. 24, surrounded by his closest family.  
Nearly 200 runners and walkers took part in the Forest Grove Lions Club's 12th annual 5K Run/Walk for Sight at Pacific University on Saturday, Sept. 15.

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