Alumni News

Pacific University Welcomes Five New Members to Board of Trustees

Julia Brim-Edwards (Nike), Sheri Garboden '76 (Flir Systems) and Norman Scott '63 (Ret. US Navy) began their terms on July 1 along with faculty representative Graham Erickson (College of Optometry) and graduate student representative Katie Ohene (Clinical Psychology). Longtime trustee Gerald Yoshida '73 elected as board chair.

Diseased Oak Trees Near Marsh Hall Removed

Trees removed as a precaution after declared a safety risk by arborist.

In the News: Professor Jules Boykoff Analyzes the Upcoming 2016 Summer Olympics

Dr. Boykoff has provided extensive analysis on the upcoming Olympic Games to major news media, including The New York Times, BBC and USA Today.

Prospective Students Invited to Pacific University During Oregon Private College Week, July 25-29

Pacific is among 12 private colleges and universities in the state participating. Students who register in advance and visit at least four institutions during the week will receive application fee waivers, and may use the waivers to apply to any Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges and Universities member institution.

Pacific University Legends Salutes Tommy Thayer and Generates More than $500,000 to Support Athletics and Music

The annual event hosted by KISS guitarist and university trustee Tommy Thayer concludes its 10-year run.

Fraser Horn, Nathan Lighthizer, Jenny Coyle

Nathan Lighthizer OD '09 is an ASCO Rising Star

Dr. Nathan Lighthizer was honored by the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry at its annual luncheon on June 29.

Pacific University Press Publishes First Book

The launch of When the Rewards Can Be So Great: Essays on Writing and the Writing Life, edited by Kwame Dawes, marks the Press’ successful debut 

Dr. Helen Sharp to Lead Pacific University’s School of Communication Sciences and Disorders

She succeeds founding director Marty Fischer, who is retiring after five years at the helm.
 

Pacific University Archives Offers Look Back at 1980s Rajneesh Crisis Through Governor Atiyeh’s Personal Collection

The online exhibit features a number of artifacts from Atiyeh's personal collection while he served as the state's chief executive.

Changes to myAccount Password Recovery

UIS will be updating myAccount on June 28 to provide better support for password recovery and enhanced security. After this upgrade, all PUNet ID accounts will be required to have an external email address associated with the account and must provide answers to security questions.

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