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    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

    https://students.pulse.pacific.edu/x126707.html
    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

    https://students.pulse.pacific.edu/x126703.html

    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

    https://students.pulse.pacific.edu/x126680.html
    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

    https://students.pulse.pacific.edu/x126682.html

    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

    https://students.pulse.pacific.edu/x126674.html
    Media X graduate shares pandemic impact through his lens

    Media X graduate Jon Sosidka discovered his passion for filmmaking at Pacific and used his skills to help his hometown during the pandemic. more

    https://students.pulse.pacific.edu/x126662.html

    University of the Pacific alumnus Nemir Kirdar '60, founder of Investcorp, died June 8, 2020. He was 83. more

    https://students.pulse.pacific.edu/x126660.html
    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

    https://students.pulse.pacific.edu/x126645.html
    Psychology professor works with international group studying human impact of COVID-19

    Psychology professor Matthew Normand is working with an international group of psychologists, The Behavioral Science Response to COVID-19 Working Group, to study the multi-faceted impacts of human behavior in reaction to the pandemic. more

    https://students.pulse.pacific.edu/x126608.html
    Experiential learning opportunities lay foundation for double major’s global career plans

    Samantha Johnston’s goal is to work in nonprofit international development, and her four years at University of the Pacific have laid an excellent foundation for work on the global stage. more

    https://students.pulse.pacific.edu/x126600.html