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    An associate justice for the California Court of Appeals and the deputy director for an education initiative of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation were elected in April to Pacific’s Board of Regents. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2015/May-Aug-2015/Two-elected-to-University-of-the-Pacifics-Board-of-Regents.html

    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

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2015/May-Aug-2015/California-and-Metro-Forecast-May-2015.html
    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

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2015/May-Aug-2015/Digital-Coptic-project-wins-190000-NEH-grant.html
    Getting babies ready for kindergarten

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

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2015/May-Aug-2015/Getting-babies-ready-for-kindergarten.html
    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

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2015/May-Aug-2015/Pete-Carroll-revisits-his-college-turf.html
    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

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2015/May-Aug-2015/Four-commencements-in-three-cities-to-honor-more-than-2000-new-graduates.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

    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