The Pacific Index

LCD vs. E-Ink and Hawthorne Effect in optometry study

Tabitha Rodgers

November 3, 2010

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The Optometry department is conducting research on the benefits of backlit and non-backlit screens, however the details of the study are being kept secret to avoid the Hawthorne effect. The Hawthorne effect is based on a previous...

CGE co-chairs strive for equality

Karissa George

November 3, 2010

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Pacific’s Center for Gender Equity is responsible for planning a large number of the seminars, public speaking and entertainment events that have visited the campus over the years including the “Brown Bag Lunch Series,”...

University planning advising center

Ashleigh Simons

November 3, 2010

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Beginning in January, students will have another resource for advising questions.  The university is currently in the process of hiring a director to head a new advising center. According to Assistant Dean of Arts and Sciences...

Sustainability minor proposed

Ashleigh Simons

October 26, 2010

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A sustainability minor could be going before faculty as soon as November. Art Professor Terry O’day, who has helped develop the minor, said it will focus on issues surrounding sustainability, including civic engagement, culture,...

Pacific students devote time to tutor grade school

Alexa Block

October 26, 2010

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Pacific Students are contributing their time to a local volunteer program that helps local elementary school children with homework. A handful of Pacific students donate their time twice a week at a homework center in Forest Grove...

SHP students gain clinical practice, serve poor abroad

Stephanie Haugen

October 26, 2010

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Students of the School of Health Professions, SHP, now have the opportunity to travel to Nicaragua and Mexico for international experience. During winter break, approximately 20 students and faculty travel to Nicaragua for...

Woman escapes abduction near campus

Kathlene Rohde

October 26, 2010

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An 18-year-old woman and Forest Grove resident, is claiming to be the victim of an attempted kidnapping. Police are still investigating the report of the incident that happened last Tuesday, Oct. 12. “If all the facts in...

Capital Campaign still in silent phase

Hailey Hawkins

October 26, 2010

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With the listening tour complete and a year of Pacific presidency under her belt, Dr. Lesley Hallick is ready to focus her attentions on the Capital Campaign. The campaign is a process to support fundraising for the university...

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