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Paige Baugher
Biology Professor Paige Baugher is almost as likely to be found on a mountain as in the classroom. And some people are alive because she and her colleagues at Portland Mountain Rescue were there.
Pete Fromm, as a reader and teacher, looks for worlds and cultures outside his own.  
Beginning August 3, 2020 until further notice, the Student Accounts Office hours will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a lunchtime closure from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.  The physical office will also be closed each Wednesday with staff working remotely.
Anuhea Wall '15, MSW '17 with her two sisters and two nephews
Anuhea Wall '15, MSW '17 supports families with Native Hawaiian children through her job as a social worker for the Lili‘uokalani Trust.
 When we each become more mindful of our choices, actions and surroundings, we can also create a safer environment for ourselves and those around us.
American Dreamer book cover
Khiem “Tim” Tran '74 will featured in a special Forest Grove City Library live-streamed author event to discuss his new memoir, American Dreamer, published by the Pacific University Press.
Sanjiv Bhattacharya considers the vast array of stories that come together in the MFA and how they transform readers and writers forever.
Join the COVID-19 Response Team. Students on the team will have an important campus job supporting the university pandemic response effort. You will receive special training, team support, and can earn academic credit. Please sign up now if you’d like to join the COVID-19 Response Team. #BoxersUnite!!
Boxers painted on Ledbetter Field
Football, soccer, rowing and volleyball will be postponed. Cross country, golf and tennis will be permitted to play this fall. “We are committed to supporting our student-athletes and their experience through these challenging times,” said Pacific University Athletic Director Keith Buckley. “Our coaches and staff continue to work diligently in developing a plan to provide our student-athletes a safe and valuable experience both this fall, as well as into the winter/spring competition schedules.”
Ellen Bass on the rigor and generosity and cooperation at the heart of the MFA.  

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