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Dr. Jessica Hardin
Pacific University Anthropology Assistant Professor Jessica Hardin is among a select group of scholars to have recently received a prestigious Graves Award in the Humanities.
The Pacific University College of Business has appointed Wanda Frazier, MBA, as placement coordinator for the college’s students and graduates.
Professor Charles Michael in classroom
Pacific University Education Professor Mike Charles has been awarded an Endeavour Executive Fellowship to support a collaborative professional development project with teachers in Australia.
Dr. Leif Gustavson
Dr. Leif Gustavson, dean of the Pacific University College of Education, joined the Oregon Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (OACTE) in convening the second annual Oregon Education Summit in January 2018. Gustavson is president of the OACTE.
The Pacific University Speech and Debate Team earned 18 awards at the Oregon State University Earl Wells Memorial Tournament Feb. 17-18. Each attending team member picked up at least one award, culminating in a second-place team-sweepstakes award.
The public is invited to the Forest Theater at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 10 for a free screening of Dolores, followed by a community discussion. 
Firefighter surrounded by flames.
Tad Buckingham ’92, OD ’94 — a Pacific University alumnus, Forest Grove firefighter and College of Optometry professor — is among those battling the fourth-largest fire in California history. 
Nearly 460 of Pacific University's undergraduate students made the Dean's List for the 2017 Fall Semester.
Multicultural Center Students
Pacific University community members are invited to attend and learn more about the center, which opened at the start of the current academic year.
The Pacific University String Project has been awarded the 2018 Outstanding String Project of the Year Award by the American String Teachers Association and the National String Project Consortium.

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