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Hundreds of alumni are expected to return to campus for Homecoming 2019 – Oct. 18 - 20. We invite all members of the university community to join us in welcoming them home.
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Pacific University junior Tiare Guerrero and Morgan Kerr-Staudinger, who's working toward her master's degree in teaching, each were awarded $3,000 scholarships by the Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium.
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An election is coming and you can register to vote. The McCall Center for Civic Engagement is prepared to help.
Ken Schumann
Schumann's retirement comes after nearly four decades with the Boxers.
Carol Rymer OD '92 in her Pacific University office
Recently retired as a colonel in the U.S. Army, Carol Rymer OD '92 will lead clinical programs in the College of Optometry.
Collage of historic photographs of Pacific women
In some important ways, Pacific University was ahead of its time when it came to educating women. But in other ways, women who lived, learned and taught here had to blaze their own trails. We take a look at some of the important women who shaped Pacific in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.
Pacific students have a new place to make their ideas take shape — the Boxer Makerspace. It’s an inviting new area on the second floor of the Tim & Cathy Tran Library where students can use 3D printers, a laser engraver, a vacuum formbox and other tools to create prototypes of their own design.
Anna Berliner
One of the most insightful thinkers and teachers ever to be employed at Pacific was Anna Berliner, a psychologist by title, but also an anthropologist, sociologist, optometrist and visual researcher.
Martha Rampton
When Dr. Martha Rampton arrived on Pacific’s campus as a history professor in 1994, female professors still were sometimes treated like secretaries, being asked, for example, to fetch coffee for their male colleagues.A year later, Pacific had its first Feminist Studies program.
Celebration of Giving inductee awards
University inducts one new member of 1849 Society and 10 new members of President's Circle.

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