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    Aspiring public defender sees passion come together at McGeorge
    5/17/19

    Aspiring public defender sees passion come together at McGeorge

    As Sydnie Reyes prepares to graduate May 2019, she reflects on how the past three years at McGeorge School of Law have been an integral part of her life.  more

    Indria Gillespie is making a difference for people of color needing bone marrow transplants
    5/16/19

    Indria Gillespie is making a difference for people of color needing bone marrow transplants

    Indria Gillespie '19 came to University of the Pacific with one purpose in mind and honed the skills that will help her fulfill another - encouraging people of color to join a bone marrow registry. more

    Pharmacy student awarded Fulbright scholarship
    5/15/19

    Pharmacy student awarded Fulbright scholarship

    David Carranza '16, '19 has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright scholarship to study health care policy in Finland. more

    Transfer student balances Pacific, life to land engineering job
    5/14/19

    Transfer student balances Pacific, life to land engineering job

    After completing two years at Modesto Junior College, Angel Tejada transferred to University of the Pacific and enrolled in the School of Engineering and Computer Science, where this year he received the Heefner Award honoring an electrical engineering student who shows the greatest promise in the workforce. more

    Immigrant raises family, returns to school after 40 years to earn degree at Pacific
    5/13/19

    Immigrant raises family, returns to school after 40 years to earn degree at Pacific

    Born in Liberia as the youngest of five girls, Lucy Kaye was not supposed to go to school... more

    “Obsessed” filmmaker is youngest accepted in prestigious AFI graduate program
    5/10/19

    “Obsessed” filmmaker is youngest accepted in prestigious AFI graduate program

    Jess Hess is a member of Media X's first graduating class who has been accepted into the Producing Program at the American Film Institute Conservatory in Los Angeles. more

    Pacific to graduate more than 2,000 physician assistants, filmmakers, lawyers and more
    5/10/19

    Pacific to graduate more than 2,000 physician assistants, filmmakers, lawyers and more

    Pacific’s Class of 2019 includes 2,032 future physician assistants, filmmakers, pharmacists, lawyers, dentists and more. more

    Viktoria Tamas Earns Back-To-Back NCAA Elite 90 Awards
    5/10/19

    Viktoria Tamas Earns Back-To-Back NCAA Elite 90 Awards

    Tamas was presented with the award, which recognizes student-athletes who have reached the pinnacle of competition at the national championship level as well as achieving the highest academic standard among his or her peers, during the NCAA Women's Water Polo Championship banquet May 9. more

    Aspiring music educator found ‘family’ at Pacific
    5/9/19

    Aspiring music educator found ‘family’ at Pacific

    Andrew Lu's introduction to music education started early in his life with his mother as his first piano teacher. Now a graduating senior at University of the Pacific, Lu is pursuing a degree in music education with an instrumental concentration. more