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Pacific Technology steps up in many ways
7/10/20

Pacific Technology steps up in many ways

Pacific has had many essential employees who are stepping forward to help in myriad ways, including Pacific Technology. Throughout the coronavirus crisis, university technology—at home and on campus—has kept humming with the help of the staff within the Technology Division and technologists across the university. more

Pacific legend Dr. Arthur A. Dugoni enjoys a festive 95th birthday
7/2/20

Pacific legend Dr. Arthur A. Dugoni enjoys a festive 95th birthday

Dr. Arthur A. Dugoni, one of the true icons in University of the Pacific history, celebrated his 95th birthday with family, friends and colleagues. more

“Calliope” celebrates half-century of showcasing student art and literature
7/2/20

“Calliope” celebrates half-century of showcasing student art and literature

University of the Pacific’s student-run literary and arts magazine, “Calliope,” marked its 50th anniversary this spring by overcoming social-distancing challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic to produce its first all-digital edition.  more

Student-run virtual concert supports Black Lives Matters
7/2/20

Student-run virtual concert supports Black Lives Matters

In solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, a group of student leaders from University of the Pacific music fraternities, student-run ensembles and the Conservatory of Music Student Senate organized a virtual concert on June 25. more

7/2/20

Pacific’s Volunteer Center offers variety of July events

The Pacific Volunteer Center has an active July planned, all via Instagram Live. more

K-12 school leaders weigh challenges at Pacific’s Beyond Our Gates forum
7/1/20

K-12 school leaders weigh challenges at Pacific’s Beyond Our Gates forum

Four school superintendents from San Joaquin County are facing perhaps the most daunting decisions of their careers. They discussed the challenges and uncertainties during a virtual forum sponsored by University of the Pacific’s Beyond Our Gates Community Council. more

Pacific political science graduate organizes BLM street mural
6/26/20

Pacific political science graduate organizes BLM street mural

Pacific political science graduate Ameer Othman organized volunteers to paint a temporary Black Lives Matter street mural on Argonne Drive near Victory Park in Stockton.  more

Alumnus’ documentary chronicles the dangers of vaping
6/26/20

Alumnus’ documentary chronicles the dangers of vaping

Chris Schueler ’78 has produced a powerful documentary called “Vape.” He spoke about that work, and health issues involved with vaping, e-cigarettes and traditional cigarettes, during a recent virtual forum sponsored by the Pacific Alumni Association. more

Pacific alumna expands work to help students with disability
6/26/20

Pacific alumna expands work to help students with disability

Pacific alumna Angie Arnaiz ’18 continues to aid families and students with moderate to severe disability as the COVID-19 pandemic moves into the summer. more

Dugoni graduate honored for community work in Natomas
6/26/20

Dugoni graduate honored for community work in Natomas

Dr. Moid Kahn (’14 Biological Science, ’17 DDE) was named the “Natomas Hero of the Week” by Sacramento Councilmember Angelique Ashby for his dedication to the community of Natomas.  more