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    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

    A series of workshops aimed at encouraging parents to read with their children - and giving them the tools to support literacy at home - will launch on June 21 and continue throughout the summer more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/May---August-2013/Helping-Families-Raise-Readers.html

    "8 - The Play," a drama about the court fight over California Proposition 8 which was overturned by a federal judge and has been appealed to the Supreme Court for arguments in March, will be performed at University of the Pacific more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/January-2013/Historic-Recreation-of-Proposition-8-Case-to-be-Performed-at-Pacific.html
    Homecoming 2013 - Something for Everyone

    From reunions and concerts to faculty presentations and wine tasting-- not to mention the traditional Lip Sync competition and Midnight Mania and the return of the beloved Homecoming Parade-- it’s a weekend not to be missed more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/October-2013/Homecoming-2013---Something-for-Everyone.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
    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