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    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

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2015/April-2015/Getting-foster-youth-through-college-will-take-structured-support.html

    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

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2015/April-2015/Schools-must-track-academic-progress-of-homeless-students.html
    Football legend Eddie LeBaron Jr. '50, has died at 85

    Edward “Eddie” LeBaron Jr., a member of the College Football Hall of Fame, war hero, NFL football star and successful attorney, died early April 1, 2015, in Stockton, California. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2015/April-2015/Eddie-LeBaron-obituary.html

    University of the Pacific announced that it has entered into talks with Drexel University to help Drexel complete its graduate degree programs in Sacramento and for Pacific to continue to offer some of these programs on Pacific’s graduate Sacramento campus. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2015/March-2015/University-of-the-Pacific-in-talks-with-Drexel-University-to-continue-graduate-programs-in-Sacramento.html
    Webcast set for George R. Moscone ’53 tribute on Thursday

    Pacific will honor alumnus George Moscone '53 at an event in San Francisco this Thursday and will make an important announcement more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2015/March-2015/Webcast-set-for-George-R-Moscone-’53-tribute-on-Thursday.html
    $4.1 million to endow new economics chair, internship

    University of the Pacific recently announced a $2 million gift that will make possible a $4 million endowed faculty chair in economics and launch a new internship program. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2015/March-2015/41-million-to-endow-new-economics-chair-internship.html

    Disasters such as bridge collapses do happen, but Elizabeth Basha wants to keep them from happening because of a dead battery. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2015/February-2015/Dead-battery-on-a-bridge-sensor-Send-in-a-drone.html
    Powell Scholars honor Ellen Chilemba with Exemplary Leader Award

    Pacific's Powell Scholars Program has named women's rights advocate Ellen Chilemba the latest recipient of the Powell Exemplary Leader Award more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2015/February-2015/Powell-Scholars-honor-Ellen-Chilemba-with-Powell-Exemplary-Leader-Award.html