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English grad combines love of literature and nature
5/11/18

English grad combines love of literature and nature

Eric Orosco's time at Pacific has been a whirlwind of exploration in literature, poetry, film and theater more

Love of trombone, poetry drive music student
5/9/18

Love of trombone, poetry drive music student

Madeleine Guekguezian's journey at Pacific offered her not only the opportunity to pursue a degree in music—and to find a new love in the alto trombone—but also to understand what passion and focus combined with the rigors of scholarship can truly offer. more

Applied math student wins Pacific Forensics’ first national championship in over 30 years
5/9/18

Applied math student wins Pacific Forensics’ first national championship in over 30 years

Freshman Cassidy Johnson '21 finished first overall in the Novice Division of Poetry Interpretation at the National Forensic Association's National Championship Tournament. more

Humanities scholar wants to share her love of language with students
5/8/18

Humanities scholar wants to share her love of language with students

Ashley Pham has found her purpose as a high school English teacher. She said she's been inspired by the teachers she's had and appreciates educators who are passionate about seeing their students succeed. more

Liang Xue receives Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award
5/8/18

Liang Xue receives Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award

A professor in the College of the Pacific Chemistry Department, Xue has been a tireless and committed research mentor for both undergraduate and graduate students. more

Pacific debaters ranked again among nation's best
5/1/18

Pacific debaters ranked again among nation's best

The team won the Northern California Forensics Association's Championship Tournament in the University Division for the third consecutive year, continuing its reputation as one of the region's and nation's most successful forensics teams. more

Above and Beyond event celebrates achievements of non-traditional students
4/25/18

Above and Beyond event celebrates achievements of non-traditional students

The event held April 19 honored the unique paths to their degrees of students across the university 25 years and older. more

Pacific students produce mini-documentaries about Pacific alumnus Moscone
4/2/18

Pacific students produce mini-documentaries about Pacific alumnus Moscone

Teresa Bergman and her students are working on a documentary to shed a bright light on the legacy of George Moscone '53. more

Geology professor Lydia Fox to receive 2018 Distinguished Faculty Award
3/21/18

Geology professor Lydia Fox to receive 2018 Distinguished Faculty Award

Provost Maria Pallavicini surprised Professor Fox in her class to share the news that she was selected to receive the award, which will be presented at the All-University Commencement in May more