University News

Pacific University Lauded by U.S. News & World Report

The university is among the top regional universities in the west, according to the publication's 2016 Best Colleges rankings.

History Department's Kniep Lecture Set for Monday, Sept. 21 at 4:15 p.m.

Historian Mike O'Connor will present "The Rage Against Taxes in Modern American Conservatism" in Marsh Hall's Taylor Auditorium. Admission is free.

Public Invited to Hispanic Heritage Forum in Hillsboro on Saturday, Sept. 19

This year's theme is "In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union: Promoting Self-Determination Through Civic Engagement."

Pacific University Selected as Site for Innovative National Health Education Fellowship

As a member of the Oregon Collaborative for Integrative Medicine, the university's Psychology and Comprehensive Health Clinic will be a residency site for an interprofessional advanced training program.

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.

Looking Back on Katrina

Fourth-year Pacific University optometry student Breanne McGhee looks back at Hurricane Katrina and how it has shaped her last 10 years.

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.

Pacific's First Women's Wrestler Finds Parallels in Competition, Career

Jill (Remiticado) Uyeda '03 helped start Pacific's women's wrestling program. Today, she uses the tenacity she learned as a wrestler and the science she learned as a physics major in her construction career.

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.