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Student Groups Support Diversity

Student leaders have reinstated the historic Black Student Union and founded the Hispanic Heritage Student Association, creating a rising awareness of diversity at Pacific University.

No Excuses University

Tristin Jarmer MAT ’12 teaches a bilingual class at Hillsboro’s Reedville Elementary School, teaching at-risk students that college is an option.

Black Girl in Suburbia

Melissa Lowery '10 debuts her feature-length documentary, "Black Girl in Suburbia," about the experience of growing up black in suburban Oregon.

Lifting Up Women

Judy (Zimmerman) Glenney ’71 is a pioneer in women’s weightlifting, moving the sport to the international arena and winning along the way

Lifetime Adventure

From student to mother to teacher to traveler, Del Judy ’46, MAEd ’73 shares a life of adventure and activity that started with Pacific University

Lifting Up Women

Judy (Zimmerman) Glenney ’71 is a pioneer in women’s weightlifting, moving the sport to the international arena and winning along the way

Chemistry Professor Emeritus Jim Currie

Supporting Research at Pacific

Grants and private donations are key to giving students hands-on experiences in science and research

Chrys Kondilis-Mangum with her family

'I Was More Prepared'

Pacific University's science curriculum and faculty put this alumna on a path to a career in immunology research

Small Signs of a Big Impact

Microbiologist and professor Gyorgyi Nyerges offers students opportunity to study the tiniest signs of antibiotic resistance and climate change through Pacific University’s research programs

Age of Discovery

Kestrels are disappearing worldwide — except in Forest Grove, where they thrive. Through the Pacific University undergraduate research program, one professor and his students are studying the healthy population to find out how they can protect the species elsewhere.