College of the Pacific

Pacific Professor reflects on his work with Nobel Prize-winning Chemist
10/14/13

Pacific Professor reflects on his work with Nobel Prize-winning Chemist

Chemistry Professor Jerry Tsai was excited to learn that his mentor and longtime friend, Stanford Professor Michael Levitt, received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry this past week more

Student Turned Passion for Math into Community Success
9/29/13

Student Turned Passion for Math into Community Success

Just weeks after arriving at Pacific as a freshman in 2009, Alicia Still ’13 began working to share her love of math through a new event: the Pacific High School Math Competition.  more

9/29/13

Congratulations to 2013-2014 Corson and Spanos Teaching Award Winners

And the Award Goes to…Winners of the 2013-2014 Corson and Spanos Teaching Awards were announced during this year’s Fall Assembly. more

Sociology Professor Explores the ‘Black, White, and Green’ of Farmers Markets
8/31/13

Sociology Professor Explores the ‘Black, White, and Green’ of Farmers Markets

In her latest book, Alison Hope Alkon, Ph.D., examines race, class and social justice at two contrasting farmers markets—and uncovers the limits of “voting with your fork.”  more

Candida Moss to present 2013 Colliver Lecture Sept. 19
8/16/13

Candida Moss to present 2013 Colliver Lecture Sept. 19

Tales of Christian martyrs burned at the stake, facing fierce beasts, or fighting gladiators in Roman arenas have captivated peoples' imagination for centuries more

8/14/13

Pacific is the Place to be for Education, Culture and Entertainment

University of the Pacific again this fall becomes the regional center of education, culture, entertainment and athletics. more

7/17/13

Harnessing the Power of Spider Silk

Students in Biology Professor Craig Vierra’s lab are helping to unravel the immense human potential of black widow silk.  more

Student-Faculty Project Helps a Remote Chinese Village—and Earns Design Award
7/17/13

Student-Faculty Project Helps a Remote Chinese Village—and Earns Design Award

Two Graphic Design students traveled to China with their professor for a “once-in-a-lifetime chance” to help a tiny mountain village preserve its cultural heritage.  more

7/17/13

Four College Faculty Members Earn Prestigious Teaching Awards

Four professors in the College of the Pacific recently were honored with prestigious awards recognizing their exceptional teaching, scholarship and service to the University.  more

5/24/13

Pacific Faculty Offer Perspective on Creative Writing

University of the Pacific faculty will be at the very center of the inaugural Creative Writing Conference in June more