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Flying Turkeys Art piece, by Doug Ryan.
Doug Anderson, Pacific’s new art professor, seeks to create art that expresses his experiences and observations of the human condition.
Schultz' psychobiographies on Truman Capote and Diane Arbus have been well-received by critics from The Wall Street Journal, Vanity Fair and others.
Dr. Gene McIntyre '60 pictured smiling
Today he might be called "at risk," uninterested in school and unsure what to do with his young life. But Gene McIntyre '60, found unexpected encouragement and used it to fuel a long and successful career in education.
Students sporting the Boxer Spirit with red & black body paint.
What do you remember about your time at Pacific University? It could be a professor or staff member who taught you the one thing that opened a door you’d never heard of before. Or, maybe it’s an event that inspired, amused or amazed you.
Pacific University Diversity Director Alfonzo Lopez-Vasquez
The numbers speak for themselves. Thirty-nine million people of Latin-American descent now live in the United States. Native-born and immigrant Latinos have eclipsed all other ethnic minorities in numbers, economic clout and influence.
Award honors an outstanding optometry alumnus or alumna for care in serving both patients and communities.
Interior of Pacific University HPC
"We're really training our students in what is considered contemporary, patient-centered, team-based care...and they are having the opportunity to learn that from day one, which is innovative and cutting edge."
May Pole Pictured in front of Marsh Hall to celebrate May Day
May Day at Pacific University began in an outdoor flurry of flowers, song and dance in 1914, then shifted indoors in the 1950s and became more like a formal dance.
Healthcare students studying together.
Healthcare Hub with a second 'Green' building just completed and a third planned, the Pacific University Health Professions Campus is showing the way to the future of healthcare education and delivery.
Student fire breathing at Lu'Au
Students prepare for the 51st Annual Lu'au at Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon.

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