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Student News

More Than a Lullaby: Music Therapy in Action

Music therapy major Andrea Eitner '17 explores the uses of music therapy in the NICU — and finds a career aspiration.

Human Expression: Art Capstone Explores the Journey of Loss

Madison Clifford '17 explores the journey of loss in a nine-piece art installation for her senior capstone project.

In-Depth News: Capstone Project Produces Long-Form Magazine

Clara Howell '17 created an annual magazine for the university to enhance deeper storytelling on campus.

New View: Film Projects Takes Different Approach to Healing

Media arts major and football player Warner Shaw '17 turned a competitive setback into an academic success by producing a film about his injury recovery.

Military Background Inspires Student's Project to Serve Veterans

Marine veteran and Pacific University public health major Irisa Grimes '17 has created a pilot program to provide better health services for transgender veterans.

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.


Upcoming Events

April 29, 2017

8:00 AM - Creamery (Milky Way): Whether you're testing the water for the first time or are ready to hang ten from the get go, we want you to join us for a day of frolicking on the Oregon Coast. All gear, transportation and instructions are included in the trip price of $35. No previous... Read more

April 29, 2017

9:00 AM to 2:00 PM - Seaside Beach: Ethics and Society Course has decided to run a clean-up event at Seaside Beach.The event runs from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday April 29th (travel time included). There will likely be an opportunity for you all to enjoy lunch out at seaside as well.We will... Read more

April 29, 2017

11:00 AM - Outdoor Areas Lincoln Park Baseball Field: Come support your Baseball Team as they take on Linfield College!GO BOXERS!

April 29, 2017

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Warner Hall: A reading and performance of Theatre Department Chair and playwright Ellen Margolis and alumna Steph Landtiser's musical "Scenes and Songs."

April 29, 2017

5:00 PM - Outdoor Areas Lincoln Park Baseball Field: Come support your Baseball Team as they take on Pacific Lutheran University!GO BOXERS!

April 29, 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 30, 2017

8:00 AM - Creamery (Milky Way) Meeting Room 101: Grab a paddle, a PFD (personal flotation device), and get ready for some serious fun. Sea kayaking is a great way to get outdoors and close to the water in a calm and relaxing setting. Instructors well versed in paddle technique and boat... Read more

April 30, 2017

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Warner Hall: A reading of A.R. Gurney's play "Love Letters" by Ellen Margolis and Austin Tichenor.


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