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Pacific sets higher sustainability standards

Sydney Virgen

April 19, 2018

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There exists a misconception around campus that Pacific University is going to be completely fossil fuel free by 2020. According to the Director of the Center for a Sustainable Society Michelle Larkins, colleges and universit...

Ritter to leave Pacific

Sebastian Herr

April 19, 2018

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Pacific University’s School of Social Sciences will lose its associate dean and director of eleven years at the end of this spring semester. Dr. Jessica Ritter is going to Metropolitan State University in Denver, Colorado to work in...

Director of Applied Vision Science Program Dr. Shun-Nan-Yang comments on partnership with China

Harrison Clifford

April 19, 2018

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In an attempt to help combat China’s public health crisis with eye and vision care, Pacific University’s College of Optometry will welcome both eye care specialists and students from China to the Forest Grove campus in 201...

Students face retribution for part in incident

Max Kirkendall

April 5, 2018

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On Saturday, March 17, two Pacific University students were arrested on campus following an altercation with a teenage drug dealer in Cornelius, Ore. The two freshmen students were members of the Pacific football team, but hav...

Faculty prepares proposal for Hallick

Harrison Clifford

April 5, 2018

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Discussions surrounding a potential calendar change within Pacific University’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) has been ongoing throughout the year, with a final decision, regarding the potential removal of the two-credi...

NWCCU Peer Evaluators will visit Pacific University

Harrison Clifford

April 5, 2018

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Pacific University will be visited by three Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) appointed peer evaluators on April 6 for a follow-up visit as a part of the school’s seven-year reaccreditation cycle. Accor...

Pacific Board of Trustees approves budget

Max Kirkendall

March 22, 2018

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Last week Pacific University held its March Board of Trustees meeting to discuss topics such as next year’s budget and tenure for Pacific faculty members. According to President Lesley Hallick, the Board of Trustees was able ...

Rice addresses campus concerns

Harrison Clifford

March 22, 2018

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Though Campus Public Safety (CPS) officers at Pacific University do not currently carry firearms, CPS Manager Jerry Rice said the idea has been discussed and thought upon. However, before Rice would invest CPS funds in guns, he w...

Undergraduate Student Senate receives record number of participants on this year’s student survey

Michael Arakawa

March 22, 2018

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The Undergraduate Student Senate (USS) at Pacific University was able to ascertain the opinions of students on a number of university related issues through the results of their annual USS student survey. According to Katie L...

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