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 Pacific
11/10/16

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

John Muir’s granddaughter-in-law gave a 125-year-old Yosemite oil painting by renowned painter William Keith to Pacific, her alma mater. 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

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