University News

Is the Age of Mankind Over? Pacific University Theatre Explores Humanity¹s Relationship With Technology and Robotics

Spring production "R.U.R.", directed by senior Alec Lugo, runs March 10-13 in the Tom Miles Theatre. 

Culture Night Offers Free Fun & Food From Around the World

Culture Night offers free fun with activities and food from around the world, 6 to 9 p.m. March 11 in the University Center. Culture Night is open to students and the public. It's a free, kid-friendly event.

In the News: Physics Professor Andy Dawes Trying to Help Solve Forest Grove Noise Mystery

Dawes is mapping the mysterious sounds to try and help find their cause.

Boxer Handball Captures National Championships

Pacific University Handball added to its illustrious history at the 64th annual USHA Collegiate National Championships in Minneapolis Feb. 24-28

Professor Sarah Bowen Continues Research on Addiction Disorders

A National Institutes of Health grant will provide funding for Dr. Bowen and others to treat affected women with post-traumatic stress disorder who also developed substance use disorders.

Athletics shaped the Career of this Alumnus

Billy Gates, Pacific University class of 2008, was the handball team captain and Phi Kappa Rho president and now works as a sports producer for The Oregonian.

Portland Opera Delivers Free Sneak Peek at Pacific

The Portland Opera Resident Artists perform in a free concert Feb. 25 at Pacific University.

Nominations Open for Staff, Diversity Awards

Nominations must be received by 5 p.m. March 1. Awards will be given at the Staff & Faculty Awards Ceremony on May 11.

Mark Burnett Named Associate Vice President for Marketing & Communications

Burnett has served as interim AVP since last May and will continue to lead the university’s Office of Marketing & Communications.

Juan Young Trust Grants Support Scholarship, New EyeVan

The grants support a scholarship for undergraduate students, as well as the replacement and expansion of the College of Optometry's mobile eye care unit.