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philanthropy edition | special Section & Annual Report

10 .............................. funding a dream Scholarships are what make Pacific University possible for many students. Meet a single mom earning her bachelor’s degree in math and the granddaughter of an immigrant farmworker family getting a doctorate in pharmacy. watch | Scholarship recipients say thank you.pacificu.edu/magazine

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The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust has helped Pacific University launch a significant undergraduate research program, one that is giving students like Tyler Oshiro ‘13 unprecedented opportunities to work with faculty and build their credentials.

16.............................. creating opportunities Pacific University launched Janet Copeland’s lifelong pursuit of education. When she earned her doctorate at age 65, she and her husband celebrated by endowing a scholarship at Pacific to give someone else the same start.

18 .............................. early returns 13

‘If you believe in something, you support it with what you have.’ That’s the take of two recent graduates who are now pursuing healthcare degrees and who make it a priority to give back to Pacific University.

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27.............................. celebrating Pacific’s finest Pacific University honors alumni with the annual Alumni Awards and Athletic Hall of Fame inductions in October. watch | Meet the honorees in videos online.pacificu.edu/magazine

28 ............................. homecoming highlights Take a look at the highlights from Homecoming 2013 in October. Read & SEE | More coverage from Homecoming 2013. pacificu.edu/magazine

28 ............................. the history of Gamma Sigma Fraternity 28

The oldest fraternity west of the Mississippi celebrates its 150th anniversary this year. Take a look at the history of the organization in pictures and memorabilia.

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Pacific magazine | Philanthropy Edition, Fall 2013