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Music in May, one of the longest running high school music festivals in the country, will celebrate its 70th anniversary May 24-26 at Pacific University.
Nicole Yip Portait
Pacific University student Nicole Yip ‘18 has been selected to receive a 2018-2019 U.S. Fulbright Student Award to teach English in Panama following graduation.
Dr. Seki receiving Massih Prize
Pacific University alumnus Dr. Shinji Seki OD ’79 will receive the eighth annual Kamelia Massih Prize for a Distinguished Optometrist on May 19 at the university’s graduate and professional Commencement ceremony.
Tommy Thayer, Lead Guitarist of KISS
Pacific University will award an honorary doctorate to longtime university Trustee Tommy Thayer, the lead guitarist for legendary rock band KISS, at the university’s spring undergraduate commencement ceremony.
Oregon Silverspot Butterfly
Project led by Rich Van Buskirk using scent-trained canines to help identify hospitable habitats for the endangered Oregon Silverspot butterfly.
Brent Norris
Students in the Pacific University Physician Assistant Studies program will have more resources to learn emergency care skills, thanks to a recent grant of nearly $36,000 from Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon.
Aunty Edna
When Nā Haumāna O Hawai‘i presents its 58th annual Lu’au on Saturday, it will do so in honor of a very special alumna, mentor and friend: “Aunty” Edna Gehring (nee Doar) ’70, MSEd ’72.
Boxer Statue
Our 58th annual Lu'au, presented by Nā Haumāna O Hawai‘i, takes place on Saturday, April 14, and this year's theme is Nā Hali'a Aloha (“Good Times Together”).
The Pacific University Master of Fine Arts in Writing program welcomes several guest speakers to its June Residency, slated for June 14-24, 2018, in Forest Grove.
Children Playing at ELC
The Forest Grove-News Times highlights the ELC opportunities for both area children and Pacific College of Education students.

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