News, Media and Stories

A climber scales a wall at an indoor climbing gym
As students reach the midway point in the semester and begin to feel some of that post-summer drag, Outdoor Pursuits is ready to make weekends and evenings in the outdoors memorable! Join OP staff for a variety of day trips and adventures, and relish the opportunity to be outside with new friends! 
Effective Oct. 1, Dr. Kevin Chui has transitioned from his position as the director of the Pacific University School of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training. Dr. Rebecca “Becca” Reisch PT, DPT, PhD, will serve as interim program director while a national search is underway.
Michael Millard
Michael Millard, professor emeritus at Pacific University, is the 2021 Oregon State Pharmacy Association (OSPA) Pharmacist of the Year. 
It's fall about good times and great adventures with Outdoor Pursuits! In addition to awesome trips such as the Hiking Day Trip, Indoor Rock Climbing, and Whitewater Rafting Day trip, Outdoor Pursuits is seeking well-rounded, independent individuals to fill the positions of Voyage Coordinator (two spaces available). Come join these October events as either a participant or a staff member!
Ashley Martin
Ashley Martin '20, MBA '21 cruised directly from her Pacific University undergraduate degree in economics into the university's MBA program. The experience has taught her much about the world of work, professional networks, and friendships.
Parking lot closure on Saturday, Oct. 9th for Pacific vs. University of Puget Sound  
Tim Tran in front of a house
Tim and Cathy Tran struggled to survive after the fall of South Vietnam but overcame challenges to reach America, where they flourished.
The Pacific University College of Education faculty and staff advocate for those in the Newberg School District and beyond who are suffering from the racist incidents in the Newberg School District and the marginalization of LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC communities by the Newberg School Board.
Two students talk on campus
Some Pacific University students have learned they prefer in-person interaction to online learning.
Anna Meiners MA '11 in her office
The broad-based shift from the office to remote workspaces may have forever altered the balance between employers and employees.