College of the Pacific

Celebration of Life for Physics professor Keisuke "Jimmy" Juge
11/14/16

Celebration of Life for Physics professor Keisuke "Jimmy" Juge

Jimmy Juge, associate professor of physics, succumbed to a long battle with cancer on June 30. more

John Muir’s granddaughter-in-law gifts Yosemite oil painting to University of the Pacific
11/10/16

John Muir’s granddaughter-in-law gifts Yosemite oil painting to University of the Pacific

John Muir’s granddaughter-in-law presented a gift of a 125-year-old Yosemite oil painting by renowned Western landscape painter William Keith to University of the Pacific, her alma mater, on Nov. 11, 2016. more

English department offers new minor in writing
10/17/16

English department offers new minor in writing

The English department is offering a new minor in writing for students who want to explore their creative side while developing a valuable professional skill. more

Topology and the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics
10/13/16

Topology and the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics

The Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded this year to David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz (incidentally 3 Britons working at US universities) for discoveries in topological phase transitions. What does that mean?  more

Physics department receives NSF grant to study lattice gauge theory
9/19/16

Physics department receives NSF grant to study lattice gauge theory

Professors Jim Hetrick and Kieran Holland have been awarded a 3-year grant of $210,000 by the National Science Foundation  more

Pacific community to remember former sociology professor Mamie Darlington at service Aug. 6
7/29/16

Pacific community to remember former sociology professor Mamie Darlington at service Aug. 6

Emeritus professor Mamie Darlington passed away in June in Atlanta. The Pacific community is invited to honor her memory at a service in Morris Chapel. more

Pacific Summer Academy sparks college dreams in kids facing housing insecurity
6/30/16

Pacific Summer Academy sparks college dreams in kids facing housing insecurity

The four-week day camp is open to incoming 2nd through 6th graders served by the district’s Families in Transition program. more