College of the Pacific

Egyptologist Kara Cooney to deliver University of the Pacific’s Colliver Lecture
3/8/16

Egyptologist Kara Cooney to deliver University of the Pacific’s Colliver Lecture

Egyptologist Kara Cooney will speak about the famous Egyptian ruler Hatshepsut, a woman who ascended to the throne of ancient Egypt as a king.  more

2/25/16

New lecture series launches with talk on terrorism

College of the Pacific launches new public lecture series, "X-Boundaries," that will bring together faculty from across disciplines for an academic conversation about current controversial topics. more

Featured Academic Unit - Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences
2/24/16

Featured Academic Unit - Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences

Featured in this month's Academic Division newsletter is the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences. A new department name and newly revised curriculum reflect the department's position to address many of the themes in the Academic Plan. more

2/24/16

Sacramento Governance Summer Immersion Program (SacSum) to Launch June 4

The new Sacramento Governance Summer Immersion Program is a five-week residential and immersive program for undergraduate students jointly offered by the College of the Pacific and the McGeorge School of Law and open to undergraduates in all majors.  more

Featured Academic Unit - Department of Art and Graphic Design
2/8/16

Featured Academic Unit - Department of Art and Graphic Design

Featured in this month's Academic Division newsletter is the Department of Art and Graphic Design. Interdisciplinary practice and crossing boundaries are intrinsic to the visual arts. more

1/19/16

$500K grant calculated to improve math teaching in rural California

University of the Pacific and Teachers College of San Joaquin to join forces on project more

NSF grant takes chemistry students to the Netherlands
1/5/16

NSF grant takes chemistry students to the Netherlands

University of the Pacific chemistry Professor Jianhua Ren was awarded a new grant from the National Science Foundation this fall for her research on peptides, the building blocks of proteins. more

Biology student sets sail for dental school with Navy scholarship
12/18/15

Biology student sets sail for dental school with Navy scholarship

Pacific biology major Alan Williams '16 has been accepted into the U.S. Navy's Health Professions Scholarship Program, a highly selective program for students who aspire to careers in the medical field. more

New book explores genocide by starvation in Nazi Germany
12/3/15

New book explores genocide by starvation in Nazi Germany

Millions of Soviet soldiers in German captivity died of hunger during World War II - but their deaths were not the unexpected consequence of a war that took longer than anticipated, argues Gesine Gerhard, professor of history at University of the Pacific. more