Fran O’Brien ’65 was never particularly political. Slight and a little shy, O’Brien wanted to be a teacher, spending her days with children. She wasn’t one to demonstrate on a street corner or shout at a rally. But in the upheaval of the early 1960s, O’Brien found an unexpected passion
News and updates from Pacific University alumni
We remember friends and alumni who have passed.
Pacific University students wrap up their undergraduate studies by presenting a culminating project in a whirlwind day of PowerPoint presentations, posters, and demonstrations. These are just a few highlights from this year’s student work. Read even more at pacificu.edu/SeniorProjects.
If you spend any time on social media, you’ve probably seen the term all the feels. It’s the slang reaction for when something evokes an intense emotional response. This issue of Pacific magazine gives me all the feels.
A few years ago, we updated the Pacific University mission statement. We strive, it says, “to inspire students who think, care, create, and pursue justice in the world.” The use of the word care was intentional.