University News

Alumnus Represents Brazil in Football World Championship

Heron Souza de Azevedo ’14 has worked nearly a decade to help grow American football in his native Brazil. In July, he'll represent his nation's team at the International Federation of American Football World Championship in Ohio.

University Avenue to Undergo Reconstruction

Later this month, the north side of Pacific University’s Forest Grove Campus will undergo significant road construction on University Avenue between Sunset Drive and College Way to improve both driver access and pedestrian safety.

Pacific Psychology & Comprehensive Health Clinic Partners With Returning Veterans Project

Operated by the School of Professional Psychology, the clinic will provide free mental health screenings to post-911 war zone military veterans beginning Monday, July 6.

Pacific University Celebrates Oregon Private College Week Aug. 3-7

The university is joining 10 other private, nonprofit colleges and universities in the state to participate in Oregon Private College Week. Prospective students who visit at least four participating institutions during the week will receive application fee waivers. 

Dance Slow Decades

Kailea Saplan was nervous, but confident, as she delivered her senior capstone presentation as part of Senior Projects Day 2015. “I’ve come to realize there’s nothing to worry about, because you’ve all done your jobs correctly. Because if I am at all successful today and hereafter, it is a direct result of your support.”

Vision for the Future

The Humphreys put the ‘family’ in Family Eye Care

Family Ties

Fourteen members of the extended Smith family have attended Pacific University over three generations. The Boxer Spirit is in their blood.

Domino Effect

The Ebola Domino Project uses art to bring awareness and support to the ebola crisis in Africa.

Land of Opportunity

Eddie Carrillo ‘15 fulfills dreams, for his family and himself.

Photo by Sean Birch

Riding to School: MFA Student Rides Bike From Alaska to Forest Grove

Bike journey brings Sam Chamberlain MFA '15 to his final residency and graduation from Pacific's Master of Fine Arts in Writing Program.