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    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
    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

    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
    Pacific Sociology Professor Among the Nation’s Rising Academic Stars

    A University of the Pacific medical sociology professor has been recognized by a leading academic publication as one of a dozen "rising academic stars" from across the nation who have emerged as leaders in their fields more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/February-2013/Pacific-Sociology-Professor-Among-the-Nation’s-Rising-Academic-Stars.html

    The San Joaquin Railroad Commission has given Pacific's annual Pat Kennedy Round-Robin tournament nearly $75,000 in sponsorship funds more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/October-2012/Kennedy-Round-Robin-Tournament-Gets-Rail-Sponsorship.html
    Pacific Student Clarinet Quartet Invited to Perform in Italy

    The Concinnity Quartet, comprised of undergraduate students at University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music, has recently been invited to perform a recital at the International Clarinet Association ClarinetFest 2013 in Assisi, Italy. This event is the pinnacle forum for clarinetists in the world. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/February-2013/Clarinet-Quartet-Invited-to-Perform-in-Italy.html