College of the Pacific

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

Alumnus makes primetime TV debut
6/10/16

Alumnus makes primetime TV debut

Jorge Ramirez-Martinez '08 translated script for "Queen of the South," a new television drama series on USA Network. more

6/8/16

Pacific Remembers Ali

Pacific alumna Karen Komsak Davis '83 recalls the time Ali visited University of the Pacific more

Students invent low-cost device to screen for hearing loss
5/23/16

Students invent low-cost device to screen for hearing loss

A device developed by Pacific students to provide low-cost hearing screenings is in the running for a $10,000 prize in a national competition more