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    Science author and journalist David Dobbs will speak on brain development and the teenage brain in his talk, “How Genes & Culture Shape Us – & We Them” this Monday, March 25, from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Biology Building 101.  more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/March-2013/Science-Author-Explains-the-Teenage-Brain.html
    Beating the Odds: Pacific professor, two alumni shine in national spotlight

    The U.S. Supreme Court action this week on landmark same-sex marriage cases placed two University of the Pacific alumni and a faculty member prominently in to the national spotlight more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/March-2013/Beating-the-Odds-Pacific-professor-two-alumni-shine-in-national-spotlightthe-Decade-Prop-8-.html

    Sephira Shuttlesworth, whose husband was a close colleague of Martin Luther King Jr., recently shared stories of the civil rights movement—and lessons for today—with the Intro to Ethnic Studies class. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/March-2013/An-Afternoon-with-a-Civil-Rights-Activist.html
    Pacific Sociology Professor Among the Nation’s Rising Academic Stars

    A University of the Pacific medical sociology professor has been recognized by a leading academic publication as one of a dozen "rising academic stars" from across the nation who have emerged as leaders in their fields more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/February-2013/Pacific-Sociology-Professor-Among-the-Nation’s-Rising-Academic-Stars.html
    Ken Albala's Cookbook Named Best in the World

    Professor Ken Albala's book "Three World Cuisines: Italian, Mexican, Chinese" was named the best foreign cuisine book in the world in 2012 by Gourmand International this weekend during the annual Gourmand World Cookbook Award more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/February-2013/Ken-Albalas-Cookbook-Named-Best-in-the-World.html
    Research, Race and Poetry Readings: One Student’s Diverse Path at Pacific

    From creating an undergraduate research conference to opening for a renowned African-American poet, Danielle Procope ’14 has learned that students “can pretty much make anything happen” at Pacific. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/February-2013/Research-Race-and-Poetry-Readings-One-Student’s-Diverse-Path-at-Pacific.html

    Nathaniel Mackey, an award-winning poet and Duke University professor, will present a poetry reading this Thursday.  more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/February-2013/Award-winning-Poet-Performs-Reading-Feb-28.html