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Positively Pacific Stories

6/26/20

New group of Powell Scholars have variety of talents, interests

Pacific welcomes five new students from across the country to the Powell Scholars Program, which develops responsible leaders who excel academically and take the initiative to understand and serve the university and local and global communities.  more

6/26/20

UCDEI starts #LetsTalkTuesday social media campaign on Instagram

Pacific's University Committee for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (UCDEI) has launched #LetsTalkTuesday on Instagram to discuss self-reflection, equity and equality, inclusion, and celebrating our differences. more

6/19/20

Students save almost $500,000 through Pacific’s Open Educational Resources program

Pacific’s Open Educational Resources (OER) program continues to save students money on the cost of textbooks. The total savings for the previous three academic years (2017-2020) is $442,000.  more

6/19/20

Updates: Positive Pacificans continue to serve and create

The volunteerism and upbeat stories of Pacificans continued after they were featured in Positively Pacific. We touch base with updates with three of them. more

6/18/20

Church group’s heavy Pacific ties help in battle against COVID-19

Calvary Presbyterian Church group’s heavy Pacific ties help in battle against COVID-19 by donating 4,200-plus face masks and 235 face shields—most of them going to help health care workers and challenged individuals such as people experiencing homelessness. more

Psychology study looks for insight into coping with social distancing
6/18/20

Psychology study looks for insight into coping with social distancing

Carla Strickland-Hughes and her research partner at UC Riverside, Rachel Wu, have received a $132,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to study risk and resilience in terms of social distancing among people 18 years and older. more

6/18/20

University photographer shares splendor, vibrancy of Stockton Campus

University photographer shares splendor and vibrancy of Stockton Campus. more

6/18/20

Pacific debaters enjoy spotlight with nation’s best

University of the Pacific senior Ravi Prasad and first-year student Estefany Torres competed as two of the best college debaters in the country in a special showcase of the National Forensics Association. more

Reed making part of Pacific’s bassoon culture
6/18/20

Reed making part of Pacific’s bassoon culture

Professor Nicolasa Kuster is hosting virtual reed making sessions on the first and third Tuesdays in June and July. The virtual events are open to incoming and continuing conservatory students, as well as other Pacific students. more

6/12/20

Student emergency fund donations eclipse $150,000

More than $150,000 raised through 594 donations will help University of the Pacific students in Stockton, San Francisco and Sacramento. more