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Women's History Month provides an opportunity for us to reflect on the time, physical labor, and emotional labor women have historically contributed to advance opportunities for people of all genders.
Pacific student dancing at past Lu‘au and Ho‘ike
Limited tickets are available to the public and are now available online for the April 9 Lū‘au and Hō‘ike.
The university continues to follow the guidance of state public health officials. Masks will become optional in most university spaces, while vaccination, monitoring and testing protocols remain in place.
Keya Mitra speaking at Pacific University Convocation
Professor Keya Mitra has added to an impressive string of honors by being awarded the Graves Award for the Humanities.
Black Lives Matter demonstration
Pacific University Psychology Professors Mike Christopher and Matt Hunsinger didn’t anticipate that their research would so closely track the headlines. It just turned out that way. And now they're finding that work has particular resonance as America grapples with questions of inherent racism in the systems of justice and law enforcement.
Zaman Ahmar
Pacific University Assistant Professor Ahmar Zaman, along with doctoral student Esther Fiore PsyD '26 and another co-author, published an op-ed in the Washington Post about what is required in an appropriate apology.
Dr. Jenny Coyle portrait
Pacific University alumna, parent, former professor and dean will become the 18th president.
Corvus presentation
Pacific’s PT program was well represented at the 2022 American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting in San Antonio, TX.
1980 Boxer softball
Pacific University will induct its first all-women’s Athletic Hall of Fame class this spring, aligning with the 50th anniversary of Title IX, which opened doors for more women’s sports nationwide. The 26th induction class includes women’s basketball standout Brenda (Roberson) Edlund ’93, National Champion women’s wrestler Kapua (Torres) Keefe ’07, and the 1980 softball team.
Dr. Mari Fujimoto
Researchers in Pacific University’s College of Optometry believe they are getting closer to understanding how to alter the elongation that occurs in the eyes of many children. As a result, they think they’re getting close to developing a protocol to slow the progression of myopia — nearsightedness.

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