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    Zipcar’s Car Sharing Program is Coming to University of the Pacific

    Starting this month, University of the Pacific is providing a smarter, cheaper, more sustainable form of transportation to its campus community - the Zipcar service more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/January-2012/Zipcar-Student-Reaction.html
    Academy Award Winner and LGBT Rights Activist to Speak at Pacific

    Academy Award-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black is the keynote speaker to the Western Regional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, and Ally (LGBTQIA) conference at Pacific. He will discuss his career and his activism in the LGBT community.  more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/January-2012/Dustin-Lance-Black-Visits-Pacific.html

    More positive economic data at the end of 2011 has raised hopes for the economy, but continued weakness in the housing market, weaker demand for exports, and contracting government spending will prevent the recovery from gathering further momentum according to the Business Forecasting Center more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/January-2012/Positive-Signs-for-the-Economy.html

    Doblmeier, an acclaimed Emmy-award-winning documentarian, specializes in films about religious believers and their impact on the world. He will speak at Pacific for the annual Colliver Lecture series at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23 in the Alumni House on the Stockton campus more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/January-2012/Colliver-Lecture-2012.html
    Gospelfest
    GospelfestJan 17, 2012

    James Fortune and Deon Kipping, two nationally known gospel music artists, will headline this year's Gospelfest, an annual concert University of the Pacific puts on as part of its Black History Month celebration. Co-sponsored by San Joaquin Delta College, the event is Saturday, Feb. 4 in the Warren Atherton Auditorium at Delta College, 5151 Pacific Ave more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/January-2012/Two-Nationally-Known-Artists-to-Headline-Pacific’s-Gospelfest-Concert-.html

    Starting Nov. 6, Pacific started collecting all its frying oil and giving it to companies that distribute it to biodiesel manufacturers who use it to fuel diesel-engine vehicles. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/January-2012/Biodiesel-Feature.html

    Just a few days before the holiday break, employees with support services made a startling discovery while removing an old chalk board from a classroom in Baun Hall more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/January-2012/Stained-Glass-Window.html
    Pacific Appoints New Dean for McGeorge School of Law

    Francis "Jay" Mootz has been appointed the next dean of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento. Mootz is currently the William S. Boyd Professor of Law and associate dean for academic affairs and faculty development at the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He will assume his new duties July 1 more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/January-2012/New-Law-School-Dean-Selected.html
    India.Arie to Headline Pacific’s Black History Month Celebration

    India.Arie, a two-time Grammy award winning singer, songwriter and producer, will give a lecture and performance for the keynote event for University of the Pacific's Black History Month celebration. The Neo Soul/R&B singer will speak and share her music Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Bob Hope Theatre, 242 E. Main St., in downtown Stockton more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/January-2012/IndiaArie-Announcement.html
    Pacific and Local Dentists Team Up to Give Kids a Smile

    To help meet the dental health needs of the most vulnerable of our community, the children, San Joaquin Dental Society and the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry will team up to “Give Kids a Smile.”  more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/January-2012/Give-Kids-a-Smile-2012.html