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    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
    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

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2014/May-August-2014/International-diplomat-to-join-SIS-faculty-for-fall-semester.html
    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

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2016/January-2016/Irvine-Foundation-grant-will-boost-San-Joaquin-literacy-programs-.html
    Is it really give and take? New research examines how young people talk about oral sex

    New research conducted by Pacific sociologist Ruth Lewis finds that, when it comes to oral sex, disparities persist – and young men and women tend to gloss over these gender inequalities. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2016/April-2016/New-research-examines-how-young-people-talk-about-oral-sex.html
    Jazzy Pacific podcast wins Northeast Public Radio popularity honors

    A podcast recorded by music Professor Keith Hatschek about jazz and civil rights drew more Internet traffic than any other Academic Minute recording in 2015. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2016/January-2016/Jazzy-Pacific-podcast-wins-Northeast-Public-Radio-popularity-honors-.html