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Pacific in the Press | August 4, 2020

Aug 4, 2020

Quote of the Week

“At Pacific, the idea of innovation is really embedded in our DNA.”

Christopher Callahan, San Joaquin Magazine, August 1, 2020

Examples of how University of the Pacific was represented in the news media in recent days:

President of the Pacific,” San Joaquin Magazine, August 1, 2020: Feature about Christopher Callahan beginning his role as president. “Chris hopes to help boost UOP into the digital world and earn it the recognition he believes it deserves.”

When San Joaquin County schools reopen is up to everyone, area leaders say,” The Record, August 1, 2020: Story about Pacific’s Beyond Our Gates virtual webinar on what it will take for schools to return to on-campus learning.

More Than Your Neighborhood Pharmacy,” Enjoy Magazine, July 31, 2020: Feature on Pacific alumna Bianca Bradshaw, who owns Elmore Pharmacy in Red Bluff, California, and is a leader in her community.

Schools scramble to teach teachers how to educate virtually,” CALMatters, July 29, 2020: Pacific's Lott Hill was interviewed in this article evaluating how teachers are preparing for remote teaching. Lott shared the steps Pacific is taking to train professors for the fall semester.

Sacramento homeless shelter moves forward without federal support,” KCRA 3, July 28, 2020: Sacramento is moving forward to build a shelter for those experiencing homelessness, despite the Federal Highway Administration revoking its approval. McGeorge professor Leslie Gielow Jacobs provided legal expertise on the city moving forward with their plans despite not having approval.

Music and Learning: Does Music Make You Smarter?,” Frontiers for Young Minds, July 28, 2020: Pacific professor Gabriella Musacchia co-authored this article highlighting how various brain functions, including hearing, sight, movement and social awareness, are impacted by music training.

"IS A CORN DOG A SANDWICH OR A POPSICLE?," Mel Magazine, July 27, 2020: Pacific professor Ken Albala was quoted in the debate of whether a corn dog is a sandwich or a popsicle. “Of course it is neither. Popsicles are frozen, and sandwiches are only between bread. Corn dogs are an anomaly, like no other food.”

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