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Pacific alumnus recognized for construction innovation
6/11/20

Pacific alumnus recognized for construction innovation

Chris Madill ’90 takes immense pride in the construction projects he leads on his alma mater’s campuses. The building industry has taken note of his work. Madill, director of planning and construction management at Pacific, is featured in American Builders Quarterly. more

6/11/20

CIP Alumni Club looking to grow

Approximately 300 alumni attended the 50th anniversary celebration for the Community Involvement Program (CIP) in 2019. more

Environmental science graduate passionate about farming and social justice
6/11/20

Environmental science graduate passionate about farming and social justice

Jamil Burns ’14 recently received acclaim for his efforts to organize other urban farming concerns to feed East Bay protesters after the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd. more

Rose’s team keeps all of campus—including the roses—beautiful and pristine
6/11/20

Rose’s team keeps all of campus—including the roses—beautiful and pristine

Toby Rose, senior superintendent in charge of grounds and custodial work, promises University of the Pacific students, faculty and staff will return to a beautiful and clean Stockton Campus. more

Volunteers make masks to enhance safety at Dugoni School
6/11/20

Volunteers make masks to enhance safety at Dugoni School

A group has been volunteering to make face coverings for use by the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry family and for others who may need them. A collection of face coverings was delivered to the Department of Human Resources. They will work with the volunteers on how to make them available. more

Forum speaker: We cannot have silence on racial justice
6/11/20

Forum speaker: We cannot have silence on racial justice

The Pacific Alumni Association sponsored Mary J. Wardell-Ghirarduzzi's discussion on racial justice on June 10. Tracy Simmons, assistant dean of admission and financial aid for Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law, moderated the session. more

Amid challenges, Pacific Athletics optimistic for return to action
6/5/20

Amid challenges, Pacific Athletics optimistic for return to action

The potential return of athletics at University of the Pacific remains a moving target, prompting multiple layers of planning amid an abundance of uncertainty. However, optimism reigns as Pacific awaits a potential go-ahead from the NCAA for sports to return to campus. more

Pacific Conservatory of Music loans pianos and more to students for summer
6/4/20

Pacific Conservatory of Music loans pianos and more to students for summer

University of the Pacific's Conservatory of Music loaned out pianos, marimbas and xylophones so students have the ability to practice and create music in their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.  more

Eberhardt alumnus earns “40 under 40” recognition
6/4/20

Eberhardt alumnus earns “40 under 40” recognition

Eberhardt alumnus Robert Barsamian ’07, a marketing graduate, earned “40 under 40” recognition by the professional organization Staffing Industry Analysts. more

6/4/20

Dugoni Class of 2023 shows video creativity

Members of the Dugoni Class of 2023 have started bonding, piecing together an entertaining TikTok video with toothbrushes serving as a “baton” passed from one student to another. more