College of the Pacific

3/22/13

Science Author Explains the Teenage Brain

Science author and journalist David Dobbs will speak on brain development and the teenage brain in his talk, “How Genes & Culture Shape Us – & We Them” this Monday, March 25, from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Biology Building 101.  more

Beating the Odds: Pacific professor, two alumni shine in national spotlight
3/14/13

Beating the Odds: Pacific professor, two alumni shine in national spotlight

The U.S. Supreme Court action this week on landmark same-sex marriage cases placed two University of the Pacific alumni and a faculty member prominently in to the national spotlight more

3/5/13

An Afternoon with a Civil Rights Activist

Sephira Shuttlesworth, whose husband was a close colleague of Martin Luther King Jr., recently shared stories of the civil rights movement—and lessons for today—with the Intro to Ethnic Studies class. more

Pacific Welcomes New Dean for The College
3/1/13

Pacific Welcomes New Dean for The College

Rena Fraden joined Pacific on March 1 as the dean of The College of the Pacific. more

Ken Albala's Cookbook Named Best in the World
2/25/13

Ken Albala's Cookbook Named Best in the World

Professor Ken Albala's book "Three World Cuisines: Italian, Mexican, Chinese" was named the best foreign cuisine book in the world in 2012 by Gourmand International this weekend during the annual Gourmand World Cookbook Award more

Pacific Sociology Professor Among the Nation’s Rising Academic Stars
2/25/13

Pacific Sociology Professor Among the Nation’s Rising Academic Stars

A University of the Pacific medical sociology professor has been recognized by a leading academic publication as one of a dozen "rising academic stars" from across the nation who have emerged as leaders in their fields more

Research, Race and Poetry Readings: One Student’s Diverse Path at Pacific
2/23/13

Research, Race and Poetry Readings: One Student’s Diverse Path at Pacific

From creating an undergraduate research conference to opening for a renowned African-American poet, Danielle Procope ’14 has learned that students “can pretty much make anything happen” at Pacific. more

2/23/13

Award-winning Poet Performs Reading Feb. 28

Nathaniel Mackey, an award-winning poet and Duke University professor, will present a poetry reading this Thursday.  more

2/8/13

Thomas J. Long Foundation Core Fellowship Applications due March 1

Faculty teaching in Pacific Seminars or the general education breadth program are eligible to apply more