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    Irvine Foundation grant will boost San Joaquin literacy programs

    Pacific’s Beyond Our Gates Reading by Third Campaign received a $300,000 grant to strengthen early literacy programs in the North San Joaquin Valley. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2016/January-2016/Irvine-Foundation-grant-will-boost-San-Joaquin-literacy-programs-.html
    Jazzy Pacific podcast wins Northeast Public Radio popularity honors

    A podcast recorded by music Professor Keith Hatschek about jazz and civil rights drew more Internet traffic than any other Academic Minute recording in 2015. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2016/January-2016/Jazzy-Pacific-podcast-wins-Northeast-Public-Radio-popularity-honors-.html

    Anne Wong, a doctoral student in University of the Pacific’s Gladys L. Benerd School of Education, has been selected by the White House Initiative on Asian American and Pacific Islanders to serve as an ambassador to its youth engagement program. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2015/December-2015/White-House-taps-Pacific-student-as-“ambassador”-to-Asian-American-youth.html
    New book explores genocide by starvation in Nazi Germany

    Millions of Soviet soldiers in German captivity died of hunger during World War II - but their deaths were not the unexpected consequence of a war that took longer than anticipated, argues Gesine Gerhard, professor of history at University of the Pacific. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2015/October-2015/New-book-explores-genocide-by-starvation-in-Nazi-Germany.html
    Student engineers send tiger into space

    Pacific engineering students and faculty helped test launch a tiny satellite carrying a payload they designed. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2015/November-2015/Student-engineers-send-tiger-into-space.html