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Campus Tour Guides Needed for Children

K-8 Campus Tours are an important component in helping children prepare for college. For a student to be truly prepared for college, parents and children need to begin thinking about higher education goals as early as elementary school. For many children, particularly those whose parents didn’t attend college, there are few opportunities to begin this conversation. 

Growing Up: Vertical Gardening Project Presents Sustainable Food Options

Senior Makkie Conching developed a vertical gardening system for her sustainable design major, hoping to help those with limited garden space grow their own food. "About 85 percent of our food in Hawai‘i is imported," said Conching, who is from Oahu. "I wanted to start with my family and help them produce our own food." 

Usumacinta Mexico

Outdoor Pursuits Announces First International Trip

Offered over Winter Term 2018, students enrolled in OL-255 will travel to Río Usumacinta in the Lancandon Rainforest to explore the rivers, ruins, and wildlife that the classical Mayan world has to offer.

MFA in Writing Faculty Member Tyehimba Jess Wins 2017 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry

Pacific University MFA in Writing faculty member Tyehimba Jess is the recipient of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for his book Olio. 

Campus Wellness Newsletter | April 2017

Students: Want to win a $20 gift card to Starbucks? Read the April Campus Wellness Newsletter to find out how!

Vievee Francis Wins Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award

Pacific University MFA in Writing faculty member Vievee Francis is the 2017 recipient of the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, the world's largest monetary prize for a single collection of poetry. 

 

Harriet Hoover Killin

Women's History Month Spotlight on Harriett Hoover Killin

During the month of March we will be highlighting some important Pacific women in honor of Women's History Month. The second woman we are highlighting is our first woman graduate, Harriet Hoover Killin.

Herrick Hall

Women's History Month Feature on Herrick Hall

This Women's History Month we have been highlighting important Pacific women in our history. This week, we look back to Ladies Hall, later named Herrick Hall, and how it provided more women with the opportunity to attend Pacific. 

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Upcoming Events

April 26, 2017

All day event - Forest Grove Campus: Undergraduate students present their capstone projects. The projects integrate the knowledge and skills the student has developed during their education. Many students have been researching their project for over a year. No courses are held for undergraduate... Read more

April 27, 2017

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Warner Hall: A reading of playwright and alumna Lindsay Partain's play "Dark Corners."

April 27, 2017

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Washburne Hall - U.C. Main Dining Room (Commons) 203: The Alpha Kappa Delta sorority will be holding a bingo night fundraiser for all student/faculty. The event will be happening during meal times (5-7) on Thursday, April 27 in The Grove dining area. All proceeds go to... Read more

April 27, 2017

7:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Creamery (Milky Way) Meeting Room 101: Free Zumba Class for all current Pacific students, faculty and staff. Hosted by Pacific Intramurals & Recreation, instructor is Candice Begg. Classes will run on Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7:00-8:00 pm during the Spring Semester in... Read more

April 27, 2017

7:30 PM to 9:30 PM - Taylor-Meade Performing Arts McCready Hall MCRE: Pacific University’s Music Department presents Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning musical, taking favorite storybook characters and bringing them together with a twist of real human interaction and drama. The story follows... Read more

April 28, 2017

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM - Warner Hall: Free Yoga class for all current Pacific students, faculty and staff. Hosted by Pacific Intramurals & Recreation, instructor is Lila Martin-Bergroth. Classes will run on Fridays, 12:00 - 1:00 pm in Warner Hall Room 4.

April 28, 2017

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Warner Hall: A reading of playwright and alumna Rebecca Allen's play "Dead Wives Club."

April 28, 2017

7:30 PM to 9:30 PM - Taylor-Meade Performing Arts McCready Hall MCRE: Pacific University’s Music Department presents Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning musical, taking favorite storybook characters and bringing them together with a twist of real human interaction and drama. The story follows... Read more

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