University News

Bridging the Gap for Dental Care in Pregnancy

Three students in the School of Dental Hygiene Studies design plan to help bridge the gap between obstetric care and dental care for pregnant women at Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center.

Pacific String Project Students Collaborate with Hillsboro School District Mariachi Band

The project, funded by a Faith Gabelnick grant, concluded with a joint concert on April 24.

Spring 2016 Pacific Magazine Highlights Caring, Health Professions

The Spring 2016 issue of Pacific magazine is now available in print and online. This issue features several stories about how alumni, students and employees live out the "care" portion of Pacific's mission. Also included is a special insert, Transforming Care, about interprofessional education and practice.

A Pacific Experience of His Own

The son of two Pacific University alumni from Hawai‘i, Josh Higa '19 grew up feeling like a member of the Boxer ‘Ohana. Now that he's a Pacific student, he says, it's even better than he expected.

Boxer Parent: 'You Become Family'

Pat Pimental spent three years as floral and lei chair of the Nā Haumāna O Hawai‘i Lu‘au. As a parent, she says, she was able to become part of the ‘ohana at Pacific.

In the News: USA Today Publishes Essay by Professor Jules Boykoff

An expert on the politics of international sport, Boykoff opines on the Rio Olympics and Brazil's political and economic chaos.

"I Want to Empower Students"

Kim Stanton '16 is a public health major who wants to return to a rural community like the one she grew up in and change the future for tomorrow's youth.

"Programming is the Closest Thing We Have to Magic"

Computer science major Alex Shinsel '16 uses her art and computer science skills — with a little biology know-how — to create a video game.

Brewing Up an Experiment in the Lab

Food chemistry has an appeal to almost everyone, says Breanna Miranda ‘16.

Music to Their Ears

Computer science and music offer the best of both worlds.

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