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    Pacific students take on River of Skulls for Army Corps of Engineers

    Students new to Pacific fixed benches, raked debris from trails and helped to repair a portion of the River of Skulls Nature Trail that was washed out over the past year.  more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2017/October-2017/Pacific-students-take-on-River-of-Skulls-for-Army-Corps-of-Engineers.html
    Pacific climbs up Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education rankings for 2018

    University of the Pacific climbed to No. 117 in the second annual university rankings conducted by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education for 2018. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2017/September-2017/Pacific-climbs-up-Wall-Street-JournalTimes-Higher-Education-rankings-for-2018.html
    Spanos Center to get much needed upgrades from Spanos family

    The donation will be used for multi-phased improvements, including updating the video boards and installing energy efficient LED lights. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2017/September-2017/Spanos-Center-to-get-much-needed-upgrades-from-Spanos-family.html
    Pacific launches crowdfunding effort to complete Moscone documentary

    Driven to preserve the legacy of one of its truly accomplished alumni, Pacific launched a crowdfunding effort to raise $50,000 to complete a documentary film on George Moscone more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2017/September-2017/Pacific-launches-crowdfunding-effort-to-complete-Moscone-documentary.html
    Political science alumnus Max Vargas talks about his immigrant experience

    Max Vargas landed in Ecuador all alone at 5 years old, no parents or siblings with him, waylaid by an erratic South American airline schedule or some booking foul up. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2017/September-2017/Political-science-alumnus-Max-Vargas-talks-about-his-immigrant-experience.html
    Pacific ranked top-10 among California colleges

    Pacific has emerged as one of the top-10 universities in California in the latest U.S. News & World Report national rankings  more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2017/September-2017/Pacific-ranked-top-10-among-California-colleges-.html
    Pacific’s athletic director to retire

    Ted Leland, a nationally recognized leader of collegiate athletics programs who has held several key positions at Pacific, today announced he will retire from his position Oct. 23. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2017/August-2017/Pacific’s-athletic-director-to-retire.html
    We knew it already, but Pacific is a ‘Cool School’

    Sierra magazine today named University of the Pacific one of its top “Cool Schools” for the seventh consecutive year. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2017/August-2017/We-knew-it-already-but-Pacific-is-a-‘Cool-School’.html
    2017 Brubeck Festival Oct. 24-28 will include a tribute to the music of Ella Fitzgerald

    The annual festival will feature two of the top names in jazz: singer and songwriter René Marie and violinist Regina Carter, along with talented regional jazz musicians.  more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2017/August-2017/2017-Brubeck-Festival-to-include-tribute-to-music-of-Ella-Fitzgerald-among-featured-concerts.html
    Rare total eclipse becomes learning experience for Pacific students

    About 20 Pacific physicists, physics and engineering students have traveled to Oregon to see a rare event in the natural world — the total eclipse of the sun more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2017/August-2017/Rare-total-eclipse-becomes-learning-experience-for-Pacific-students.html