The Pacific Index

Students to attend Bystander Intervention Workshop

Harrison Clifford

January 18, 2018

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To kick off the spring semester, Pacific University’s Center for Peace and Spirituality (CPAS) is offering students the chance to attend a Bystander Intervention Workshop for free. A training designed to help develop self-protection...

Professors comment on winter term changes

Sebastian Herr

December 7, 2017

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An increasing topic of debate on Pacific University’s has been the administration’s decision to move the January term to May, while lowering the credit cap from 38 to 36. Many students packed the University Center (UC) to...

Senior Director comments on student work opportunities

Michael Arakawa

December 7, 2017

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After students finish up their final exams and say farewell to the Forest Grove campus, the Conference and Events Support Services (CESS) team at Pacific University remains hard at work, organizing, preparing and staging campus...

NHOH prepares for annual Lū’au

Becca Rustand

December 7, 2017

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Pacific University and Nā Haumāna O Hawai’i (NHOH) will hold its 58th annual Lūʻau on Apr. 14, 2018. The Lūʻau, which is open to all Pacific students, faculty and staff and local community members, is an experience for...

Pacific launches Lead On fundraising campaign

Max Kirkendall

December 7, 2017

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Pacific University recently launched a new fundraising campaign titled Lead On: The Campaign for Tomorrow at Pacific University. This fundraising campaign is an opportunity for donors to make their mark on the future of Pacific...

Pacific welcoming eye care specialists and students from China in 2018

Harrison Clifford

December 7, 2017

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China is experiencing a major public health crisis in terms of eye and vision care, with nearly half the population suffering from nearsightedness. In hopes of providing China with more eye care specialists to fight this growing...

Staff helps students plan for future

Michael Arakawa

November 9, 2017

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Pacific University’s Career Development Center (CDC) works every year to help both current students and alumni find their perfect career path. The CDC plays an integral part in helping prepare students for life after college....

Nā Haumāna O Hawai‘I

Harrison Clifford

November 9, 2017

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CORRECTION-In the November 9 issue of the Pacific Index, a story about the Nā Haumāna O Hawai‘I (NHOH) club with the headline “NHOH advisor and president comment on club successes, and efforts to make Pacific a home”...

Pacific hosts town hall with senator

Harrison Clifford

November 9, 2017

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Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon called for more “common sense gun rules” during a town hall meeting at Pacific University on Nov. 5. Wyden held a moment of silence for the victims of the Sutherland Springs shooting in...

Core proposal under review by committee

Max Kirkendall

November 9, 2017

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Pacific University’s new core curriculum proposal has been finalized by the task force who has been reviewing and revising different proposals since August. The proposal is currently under review by the curriculum committee,...

Pacific endowment exceeds $70 million

Sebastian Herr

November 9, 2017

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On Oct. 6, Pacific University named the Forest Grove campus library after two generous donors Tim and Cathy Tran, who established an endowment fund purely for the library. “Endowed funds are a major focus of our comprehensive...

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