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5/15/20

NCAA ruling gives Pacific softball players another season

Bradi Kooyman and Caitlyn Sung thought their college softball careers had ended with a painful thud, but then the college sports governing body ruled that spring sports senior athletes, whose seasons ended because of the pandemic, could return for another season. more

5/15/20

Student Health Services transitions to remote health care, continues to support Pacific community

Student Health Services has been transitioning to remote health care services and continues to support the health and well-being of the University of the Pacific community.  more

5/15/20

Video calls on Pacific family to meet challenges, embrace change

Dean Butler ’79 produced and narrated the video, which is meant to inspire alumni and other Pacificans as the university copes with hardships from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. more

5/15/20

Talking bread with Professor Ken Albala, the “Sourdough Whisperer”

Pacific history Professor Ken Albala, who has been in demand from media outlets to talk about sourdough starters and bread baking, answers questions and share his “how-to” guide.  more

Passion for music experiences defines conservatory’s Presser award winner
5/15/20

Passion for music experiences defines conservatory’s Presser award winner

Diego Bustamante’s junior year piano recital was yet another event impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. But the show went on. The music performance major played 70 minutes of the works of Franz Joseph Haydn, Maurice Ravel and Johannes Brahms in an April 19 virtual recital. more

Tell fellow Pacificans 'you matter' in a TikTok challenge
4/30/20

Tell fellow Pacificans 'you matter' in a TikTok challenge

The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life (RSL) welcomes all Pacificans to the #YouMatterChallenge on TikTok, an opportunity to reach out to fellow Tigers with messages of encouragement, gratitude and hope. more

Pacific police Lt. Wayne takes you above and below ground on his latest campus tours
4/30/20

Pacific police Lt. Wayne takes you above and below ground on his latest campus tours

‘Tour guide’ Lt. Wayne Germann with Pacific’s Department of Public Safety — and his new finely honed accent — takes you on a tour to places most Pacificans have not seen as part of his video series “Lt. Wayne’s Journeys.” more

Dugoni professor keynotes international COVID-19 conference
4/30/20

Dugoni professor keynotes international COVID-19 conference

Dr. Eve Cuny of University of the Pacific’s Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry was the keynote speaker for an international online conference titled “The Future of Dentistry: Challenges and Opportunities Post COVID-19.” more

Pacific student-athlete Kyra Christmas eyes 2021 Olympics with help of new DIY hay-bale pool
4/30/20

Pacific student-athlete Kyra Christmas eyes 2021 Olympics with help of new DIY hay-bale pool

Kyra Christmas ’20, a sport management major, and her father built a hay-bale pool after Canadian health officials shut down swimming facilities because of COVID-19. Christmas was poised to compete for Canada in the 2020 Summer Olympics.  more

Understanding cultural humility during the coronavirus pandemic
4/30/20

Understanding cultural humility during the coronavirus pandemic

Dr. Mary J. Wardell-Ghirarduzzi ’89 sees the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as a call to action to apply cultural humility during a worldwide crisis. more