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Getting foster youth through college will take structured support, study concludes

The college graduation rate for students who have lived in foster care is 3 percent, among the lowest of any demographic group in the country. And this rate is unlikely to improve unless community colleges institute formal programs to assist foster youth both financially and academically. more


Schools must track academic progress of homeless students, researchers argue

Schools must track the academic progress of homeless students with as much care as they track special education, Title I and English language learner students, according to researchers at University of the Pacific. more


Noteworthy newsletter - April 2, 2015

Recent faculty and staff accomplishments and scholarly activity  more


Noteworthy - March 5, 2015

Faculty and staff accomplishments and scholarly activities more


Dead battery on a bridge sensor? Send in a drone.

Disasters such as bridge collapses do happen, but Elizabeth Basha wants to keep them from happening because of a dead battery. more


Noteworthy newsletter - Feb. 5, 2015

A digest of staff and faculty accomplishments and scholarly activity more


Professor Analiese Richard receives Fulbright Grant

Richard will use this prestigious grant to conduct ethnographic field research in Mexico during the 2015-2016 academic year. more

Congratulations to Pacific's Society of Women Engineers

Congratulations to Pacific's Society of Women Engineers

Team Tech 2014 Wins Second Place in the International Boeing Team Tech Competition more


Noteworthy faculty and staff accomplishments

A monthly digest of accomplishments and scholarly activity of Pacific faculty and staff more