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Students at undergraduate commencement in May 2019
The publication's 2020 college rankings put Pacific among the top in the country overall, as well as for value, veterans, and social mobility.
Larry and Kathy Wan
Larry and Kathy met in 1977 as freshmen at Pacific University. They had several core classes together, and would often spend time with a group of mutual friends. During their sophomore year, Larry asked Kathy to study for a library skills test that was part of their writing course. They didn’t end up studying at all that evening but that night they began their decades-long relationship. 
Computer science professor and student
Small classes, high diversity, and student confidence put Pacific in the upper half of the elite rankings.
Two Pacific students in Boxer ‘Ohana shirts
The Hawai‘i-based television program will air two different segments about Pacific in the coming week.
Read these resources before applying for a university job, whether a work-study program or an internship.
Bonnie Jo Campbell, Leslie Jamison, Meghan Daum, and Laura Kasischke
Guest speakers for the Master of Fine Arts in Writing January 2020 residency include Laura Kasischke, Meghan Daum, Leslie Jamison, and Bonnie Jo Campbell.
Boxer Makerspace
After a year of remodeling, refurbishing and re-imagining, Boxer Makerspace will open on the second floor of the Tran Library in September.
Boxer volleyball
Next College Student Athlete (NCSA) ranks schools on college desirability among current student-athletes, academic performance, and affordability.
Faculty member Shawn O. Henry with Stephenie Spencer ‘19 and Taylor Tamanaha '18 in the exercise science lab
Rankings website puts Pacific as No. 9 in Oregon, as well as among the best small colleges and best professors in the country.
Ron Calkins at B Street farm
Mulberries, tomatoes, honey, rabbits and squash: Pacific University's B Street Farm is a food producer, a laboratory and a learning center.

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