Faculty & Staff

Faculty & Staff News

Optometry Faculty Members Receive Grant to Study Effects of New Therapy

The College of Optometrists in Vision Development recently awarded Hannu Laukkanen, Jim Sheedy and Shun-nan Yang a $6,000 award to conduct a study on a promising new therapy to treat binocular vision disorder in children.

Philosopher, Animal Rights Ethicist Peter Singer Speaks on Campus

Peter Singer, one of the world's most well-known philosophers and founder of the modern animal rights movement, will speak at Pacific on Sept. 10 in a free lecture.

Updated Emergency Procedures Reference Guide

In the event of an emergency, knowing what to do can mean the difference between personal safety or harm. This reference guide provides key information to refer to when necessary.

School of Pharmacy Professor Deepa Rao Publishes Article

The School of Pharmacy announces that Dr. Deepa Rao has published an article in the Journal of Controlled Release.

Pacific University Ranked 19th Nationally Among Master's Universities by Washington Monthly

The highly respected public affairs magazine includes the university among the top 3 percent of institutions within the master's category, as determined by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

Police Officer Training Collaborative Awarded a Two-Year Federal Grant to Further Develop their Mindfulness-Based Resilience Training

School of Professional Psychology faculty members awarded nearly $380,000 to build on their initial research.

University Avenue / North Campus Entrance Update

Progress continues on the improvements to the north side of the Forest Grove Campus.

Professor Todd Schultz Honored for Writings on Mental Health Issues

A 2015 Erikson Institute Prize for Excellence in Mental Health honoree, Dr. Schultz joins an elite group of past recipients.


Upcoming Events

September 3, 2015

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM - Washburne Hall - U.C.: Save The Date for the Fair on September 3rd The Fall Work & Service Fair connects students with recruiters to learn about and apply for current internships, part-time jobs, work-study, and community service opportunities. Over 100 recruiters... Read more

September 7, 2015

All day event - Bates House: No courses held.

September 10, 2015

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Creighton Hall Meeting Room 502: The monthly meeting of the University Council.

September 10, 2015

7:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Stoller Center: Join us for a free and public lecture on "The Most Good You Can Do: Effectively Aiding Humans and Other Animals."The next Whiteley Lecture will feature Peter Singer, one of the most well-known contemporary philosophers and an influential public figure. He is... Read more

September 11, 2015

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM - Library Classroom: Moodle’s online quizzing, testing, and survey tools not only provide a means for faculty to better understand their students and assess their mastery of course materials, they also offer a number of functions to help students analyze and engage with the... Read more

September 16, 2015

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM - Berglund Hall Meeting Room 200: Monthly meeting of the Staff Senate.

September 18, 2015

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM - Library Classroom: In this hands-on workshop we will introduce instructional design principles to help you determine both the types of activities and content that should be included in your Moodle site as well as how best to structure those materials to facilitate student... Read more

September 21, 2015

4:15 PM to 5:15 PM - Marsh Hall Taylor Auditorium 216: Pacific University's Department of History announces 2015 Annual Kniep Lecture in History"The Rage Against Taxes in Modern American Conservatism" Dr. Michael O’Connor | Georgia State University At the center of modern American economic... Read more


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