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    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

    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
    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