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News Release
Pacific University News Capsule, Aug. 15, 2019 - 11/26/19

Happy Thanksgiving week from Pacific University, where many students are preparing to dash home before the anticipated  "bomb cyclone" hits the Northwest.* Others are hunkering down and preparing for finals. 

The main news this week is that the university closes at noon Wednesday, Nov. 27 and reopens on Monday, Dec. 2. 

Here are a few things coming up.

Spikeball Tournament
Dec. 2, 8 p.m. | Stoller Center gymnasiums

Last Day of Courses for undergraduates | Fall 2019
Dec. 3, 2019

Reading Day | No classes for undergraduates
Dec. 4, 2019

Book Reading and Reception with U.S. Rep. Les AuCoin '69
Dec. 4, 6:30 p.m. | Marsh Hall, Taylor Auditorium 216

Queer & Trans* of Color Social Event
Dec. 4, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. | Scott Hall, Student Multicultural Center

(And here's the full university calendar.)

*At this writing, the National Weather Service says the storm sweeping in from the Pacific Ocean will be centered on southern Oregon and northern California, and will weaken as it moves inland. Some students whose families live in those areas are staying near our campuses through the Thanksgiving break.

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Pacific University is a diverse learning community, where students thrive in a personal academic environment. Students study in a unique combination of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, health professions and optometry. Located in Oregon, Pacific serves a diverse population of more than 3,900 students, with campuses in Forest Grove, Hillsboro, Eugene and Woodburn, as well as healthcare clinics throughout the Portland area. Pacific is currently ranked the No. 1 private research university in the Pacific Northwest and is also committed to civic engagement, sustainability and interprofessional education as part of its core teaching philosophy.

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