5/29/15

California and Metro Forecast: May 2015

The California economy will maintain strong growth despite soft U.S. economic growth and a deepening drought, according to the latest projection from the Center for Business and Policy Research at the University of the Pacific. more

5/28/15

Summer reading titles by University of the Pacific authors

Pacific faculty, staff and alumni enrich anyone's summer reading list with these new titles more

Digital Coptic project wins $190,000 NEH grant
5/27/15

Digital Coptic project wins $190,000 NEH grant

Associate Professor Caroline T. Schroeder has been awarded a new grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for a project to digitize Coptic texts and make them available to scholars. more

Getting babies ready for kindergarten
5/15/15

Getting babies ready for kindergarten

University of the Pacific, community partners launch program to help parents nurture pre-reading skills at home more

Super Bowl-winning coach and Pacific alumnus Pete Carroll '73 '78 revisits his college turf
5/13/15

Super Bowl-winning coach and Pacific alumnus Pete Carroll '73 '78 revisits his college turf

After two appearances at the Super Bowl, one Vince Lombardi trophy, two national college championships and a 97-19 record at football-powerhouse USC, Seattle Seahawks Head Coach Pete Carroll ’73, ’78 has returned to visit his alma mater. more

Bestselling novelist awards scholarships for aspiring teachers
5/8/15

Bestselling novelist awards scholarships for aspiring teachers

Recipients of the James Patterson Teacher Education Scholarship will receive $6,000 per year toward their education. more

Four commencements in three cities to honor more than 2,000 new graduates
5/4/15

Four commencements in three cities to honor more than 2,000 new graduates

University of the Pacific will confer some 2,029 degrees during four commencement ceremonies in three cities over the next six weeks. more

4/19/15

Schools must track academic progress of homeless students, researchers argue

Schools must track the academic progress of homeless students with as much care as they track special education, Title I and English language learner students, according to researchers at University of the Pacific. more

4/19/15

Getting foster youth through college will take structured support, study concludes

The college graduation rate for students who have lived in foster care is 3 percent, among the lowest of any demographic group in the country. And this rate is unlikely to improve unless community colleges institute formal programs to assist foster youth both financially and academically. more

4/2/15

Pacific, partners bring together leaders for GradNation Community Summit

Pacific and other community leaders are holding a summit to improve high school graduation rates more