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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.
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.
Dr. Halpern will travel to Japan in June to continue her study into invasive species and the role herbivorous insects play.
The college will launch two education programs at the Forest Grove Campus for Chinese-based physicians and optometry students to treat a high prevalence of nearsightedness there.
How do societal beauty standards affect our most intimate and vulnerable relationships? Pacific University Theatre produces this winter Fat Pig by Neil LaBute, which explores the harsh reality of this question.
Matthew Minicucci
Pacific University English instructor Matthew Minicucci has been awarded a 2018 Oregon Literary Fellowship.

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