University News

Pacific Mourns Acclaimed Writer, MFA Professor Katherine Dunn

Internationally acclaimed author Katherine Dunn, a professor in the Pacific University Master of Fine Arts in Writing Program, has died at age 70.

Ecuadorian Alumnus Reaches Out After Earthquake

Xavier Muñoz ’00 is safe following the April 16 earthquake in Ecuador, but he's reaching out to friends around the world for support for his country.

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.

Diversifying Dental Hygiene

Students in the School of Dental Hygiene Studies look for ways to bring diversity to their chosen profession.

Dental Care for Foster Children

Students in the School of Dental Hygiene Studies seek ways to increase dental care for children in foster care.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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