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    At its 2012 Biennial Convention hosted in St. Louis, Mo., The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi–the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines–filled nine vacant positions and welcomed back six members to its national board of directors more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/May-August-2012/The-Honor-Society-of-Phi-Kappa-Phi-Elects-2012-2014-Board-of-Directors.html

    Because violence against racial, ethnic and religious minorities continues to mar civil society, the Foundation for California presents a unique traveling exhibit of Holocaust education more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/May-August-2012/-“The-Courage-to-Remember”-Holocaust-exhibit-opens-on-August-28-2012-at-the-University-of-the-Pacific.html

    California remains on the path of slow recovery according to the latest projection from the Business Forecasting Center at the University of the Pacific more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/May-August-2012/California-Metro-Forecast-August-2012.html
    Pacific Ranked Among top 50 “Coolest Schools”

    For the second year in a row, the Sierra Club - recognized as the country's largest and one of the most influential environmental organizations - named University of the Pacific's Stockton Campus among its top 100 "Coolest Schools."  more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/May-August-2012/Pacific-Named-to-Cool-Schools-List.html
    Colliver Lecturer to Explore Religious Diversity from Buddhist Perspective

    Scholar and author Rita Gross will discuss how one of the world's oldest religions can provide answers to flourishing in a spiritually diverse world more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/May-August-2012/Colliver-Lecture---Rita-Gross-on-Buddhism.html

    The Pacific Center for Special Care at the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry has received a total of $1.2 million in grant funding from the Los Angeles First 5 and San Mateo First 5 commissions to expand the Virtual Dental Home demonstration project more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/May-August-2012/Pacific-Center-for-Special-Care-Receives-12-Million-in-Grant-Funding-from-First-5-Associations.html

    The Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry's newest DDS and IDS students joined forces with several San Francisco non-profit organizations as part of the first-year retreat held Aug. 2-3 more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/May-August-2012/First-Year-Students-Participate-in-Community-Service-Projects-throughout-San-Francisco.html
    Celebrating the Success of the Liberal Arts

    When graduates of Raymond College meet this weekend for the 50th anniversary of the liberal arts college, they will do so against a backdrop of numerous attacks by pundits, politicians and business leaders on liberal arts education more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/May-August-2012/Celebrating-Success-in-the-Liberal-Arts.html