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    Fracking report a ‘road map’ to safer energy production in California

    Pacific’s William T. Stringfellow was part of a team of scientists who prepared an independent assessment of oil well stimulation treatments, including hydraulic fracturing or fracking.  more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2015/May-Aug-2015/Fracking-report-a-‘road-map’-to-safer-energy-production-in-California.html
    Free clinics help Medicare enrollees save on drug costs; offer health screenings

    Student pharmacists from University of the Pacific’s Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy & Health Sciences will hold health clinics in seven cities throughout Northern California this fall to help Medicare beneficiaries save on their prescription drug costs and better understand their medications. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2014/September-2014/Free-Medicare-Clinics.html
    Gay civil rights activist dedicates Rainbow Resource & Study Room at his alma mater

    Fulfilling a dream of gay civil rights activist and alumnus Bill Jones, University of the Pacific has created a new Rainbow Resource & Study Room. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2015/May-Aug-2015/Gay-civil-rights-activist-dedicates-Rainbow-Resource-Study-Room.html
    Getting babies ready for kindergarten

    University of the Pacific, community partners launch program to help parents nurture pre-reading skills at home more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2015/May-Aug-2015/Getting-babies-ready-for-kindergarten.html

    The college graduation rate for students who have lived in foster care is 3 percent, among the lowest of any demographic group in the country. And this rate is unlikely to improve unless community colleges institute formal programs to assist foster youth both financially and academically. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2015/April-2015/Getting-foster-youth-through-college-will-take-structured-support.html

    For 75 years, University of the Pacific has educated music therapists who have become leaders in their field. They will gather Saturday at a symposium to celebrate this legacy. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2014/March-2014/Music-therapy-symposium.html

    University of the Pacific faculty members are available to comment on topics related to the protests in Hong Kong more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2014/October-2014/Hong-Kong-protest-media-sources.html

    Pacific's Robb Garden is set to double in size in the coming months and bring a new crop of opportunities to Pacific students. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2015/February-2015/Robb-Garden-Update.html

    The Center for Business and Policy Research released preliminary results of a minimum wage increase on the Northern California megaregion in response to a proposal to increase the California minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2022. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2016/March-2016/Impacts-of-a-15-per-hour-minimum-wage-on-the-Northern-California-megaregion.html