Pacific University Bowls Event Puts Students’ Ceramics on Display

Pacific University’s Art Department, led by Professor Terry O’Day, is hosting a ceramics event titled PacUBowls, in which the general public can go online at boxerbowls.org to browse the different student-crafted ceramic pieces before placing orders for their favorites.

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Pacific University Makes a Spiritual Space for Students, Staff, and Faculty with the Creation of a Prayer and Reflection Room

Pacific constructed a new space in the former Undergraduate Student Senate Room (located on the bottom floor of the U.C.) designed for Pacific community members to engage in prayer, meditation, and reflection: the Prayer and Reflection room.

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Pacific University Confronts Its Past as Forest Grove Indian School by Publishing a List of Children Who Died in Its Custody

In honor of Indigenous People’s month, Pacific University archivist Eva Guggemos and independent researcher SuAnn Reddick published a list of all the known Indigenous children who died in the custody of the Forest Grove Indian School and Chemawa Indian School from 1880 to 1945.

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Pacific University Vegan Exhibition

Pacific University’s Philosophy department, led by Ramona Ilea, is hosting a vegan exhibition, titled Vegan Food: Just a Few Vegan Options, at Tran Library, which is up on display now. Professor Ilea says her inspiration comes from veganism as an interesting topic among students as well as her own personal history living a vegan lifestyle.

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Poet Laureate Joy Harjo Shares Famous Works with Pacific Students

Pacific University’s Visiting Writers Series welcomed 3-term Poet Laureate of the United States, musician, and playwright Joy Harjo to campus via Zoom on Oct. 28, 2021 to give a reading of some of her work. Harjo gave a 45-minute reading of several pieces of poetry, prose, and song before holding a 15-minute Q & A with participants.

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Bon Appétit Hires Three New Members for the Management Team After Staff Departures

Three Bon Appétit managers suddenly quit their positions with university dining services just after orientation, spurring the hiring of three new staff members. The former managers of General Dining, Catering, and Dining Operations left looking for a change in the work environment outside of the food industry.

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