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    Student-Faculty Project Helps a Remote Chinese Village—and Earns Design Award

    Two Graphic Design students traveled to China with their professor for a “once-in-a-lifetime chance” to help a tiny mountain village preserve its cultural heritage.  more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/May---August-2013/Student-Faculty-Project-Helps-a-Remote-Chinese-Village—and-Earns-Design-Award.html

    Dozens of college students, faculty members and college employees will show community pride on Feb. 11 when they clean up the Calaveras River Bike Path as part of University of the Pacific's 5th Annual Campus Day of Service. The event starts at 9:30 a.m. and runs until 12:30 p.m. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/January-2012/Fifth-Annual-Campus-Day-of-Service.html
    Summer Jazz Colony Draws Top High School Musicians

    The Brubeck Institute Summer Jazz Colony at University of the Pacific draws together 18 of the best high school jazz musicians from throughout the country to hone their performance skills in the shadow of jazz greatness more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/May---August-2013/Summer-Jazz-Colony-Draws-Top-High-School-Musicians.html
    Summer reading list ideas from University of the Pacific faculty

    From a light history of nuts to a weighty translation of anti-capitalist Japanese literature, here are a few recent books by University of the Pacific faculty more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2014/May-August-2014/Summer-reading-list-ideas-from-University-of-the-Pacific-faculty.html

    Students and the community received an unusual treat this Constitution Day: They heard what life was like on California's Supreme Court directly from the chief justice herself. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/September-2012/Supreme-Court-Justice-Demystifies-Life-as-a-Judge.html

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy made a surprise visit to Pacific McGeorge last week where he led a class discussion on the Constitution more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/September-2012/Surprise-Lecturer-at-Pacific-McGeorge-Constitutional-Law-Class.html

    University of the Pacific is sending less garbage to the landfill. Beginning this semester, Habitat for Humanity and Pacific partnered to rescue building materials, construction waste, and gently used furniture that is no longer needed more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/February-2012/Habitat-for-Humanity.html
    Sustainability Has a New Approach with “The Story of Stuff”

    Annie Leonard, a sustainability expert who created the viral video "The Story of Stuff," will challenge Pacificans to rethink their consumption habits and the need to change to sustain the environment more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/April-2012/The-Story-of-Stuff-Author-Visits-Pacific.html

    The effort to reduce energy costs for an existing building happened thanks to a unique collaboration between employees at Pacific's Physical Plant and a professor and three students in the School of Engineering and Computer Science more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2012/May-August-2012/New-Chiller-on-Cowell-Saves-Energy.html