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    Pacific Mourns the Passing of Iola Whitlock Brubeck

    Iola Brubeck, widow and lifelong collaborator of jazz great Dave Brubeck, died earlier this month at her home in Connecticut. The couple met at College of the Pacific. She graduated in 1945; he graduated in 1942. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2014/March-2014/Iola-Brubeck-Dies-at-90.html
    Pacific Named in the Top 10 Colleges with Great Greek Life

    OnlineColleges.com Top 10 list cites the important role of Pacific’s 13 Greek chapters in the fabric of campus life  more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/May---August-2013/Pacific-Named-in-the-Top-10-Colleges-with-Great-Greek-Life.html
    Pacific Named one of 16 most Sustainable Universities

    Enviance, Inc., in partnership with GreenBiz Group and Qualtrics, announced the "Sustainable 16," a collection of 16 colleges and universities that have demonstrated excellence in environmental academics and sustainability practices more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/February-2013/Pacific-Named-one-of-16-most-Sustainable-Universities.html
    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

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2014/May-August-2014/Summer-slide.html
    Pacific Professor reflects on his work with Nobel Prize-winning Chemist

    Chemistry Professor Jerry Tsai was excited to learn that his mentor and longtime friend, Stanford Professor Michael Levitt, received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry this past week more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/October-2013/Pacific-Professor-reflects-on-his-work-with-Nobel-Prize-winning-Chemist.html
    Pacific Ranked Among top 50 “Coolest Schools”

    For the second year in a row, the Sierra Club - recognized as the country's largest and one of the most influential environmental organizations - named University of the Pacific's Stockton Campus among its top 100 "Coolest Schools."  more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/May-August-2012/Pacific-Named-to-Cool-Schools-List.html

    Lumosity said that its user studies show that Pacific students are among the smartest college students in the United States more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/November-2012/Pacific-Ranks-Among-Smartest-College-Campuses.html
    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

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2014/May-August-2014/It’s-given-to-us-to-live-but-once.html

    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 cancers more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2014/May-August-2014/Pacific-researcher-wins-NIH-grant-to-continue-biochemical-research.html
    Pacific Researchers Discover Potential Drug Treatment for Heart Failure

    A team of researchers at the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has discovered a potential drug to prevent FAC. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/May---August-2013/Pacific-Researchers-Discover-Potential-Heart-Failure-Drug.html