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    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

    Getting babies ready for kindergarten

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


    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


    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


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


    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


    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

    International diplomat to join SIS faculty for fall 2014

    Arsene M. Balihuta, formerly Ugandan ambassador to Switzerland and the World Trade Organization and a current senior advisor to the president of Uganda, will teach a seminar on trade, diplomacy and international negotiations and will be a featured speaker at events during the fall term. more

    Irvine Foundation grant will boost San Joaquin literacy programs

    Pacific’s Beyond Our Gates Reading by Third Campaign received a $300,000 grant to strengthen early literacy programs in the North San Joaquin Valley. more