Content tagged "University News"


    Pacific names Sheared dean of Benerd School of Education

    University of the Pacific today announced it has appointed Vanessa Sheared as dean of the Gladys L. Benerd School of Education, following a nationwide search. She assumes the post on July 11. more
    Pacific partners to prevent "summer slide"

    To help prevent the "summer slide," University of the Pacific, the San Joaquin County Office of Education and The Record newspaper have worked together to produce, print and distribute summer learning guides with resources and activities to help families support education during the long break from school. more
    Pacific program will help meet nationwide demand for data scientists

    University of the Pacific this fall will begin showing working professionals not only how to crunch data, but how to use the information to help their organizations prosper more
    Pacific remembers Maya Angelou

    Students, staff, faculty and alumni reflect on the legacy of Dr. Maya Angelou, who delivered an unforgettable convovation address to the University of the Pacific Class of 1993 on Commencement weekend. The renowned author, artist and activist passed away this week at age 86. more’s-given-to-us-to-live-but-once.html
    Pacific researcher wins NIH grant to continue biochemical research

    The National Institutes of Health has awarded University of the Pacific’s Dr. William Chan a three-year, $367,000 grant to continue research toward a cure for cancer more
    Pacific student headed to India as Fulbright scholar

    John Langdon, COP '14, will spend nine months studying the history of Jazz in early twentieth-century India on a Fulbright research grant. more
    Pacific students give 60,000 hours to 20,000 in need

    Pacific students last year performed community service, provided health care and legal assistance, and raised money for charitable causes. more