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    Former High School Dropout is Now a Pacific Grad-and Building a 'Dome of Hope' to Help Others

    Gwendolyn Primous ’13 had to overcome poverty, homelessness and even a minor stroke on her road to Pacific’s Commencement Day 2013. Now, she’s using her newfound education to help revitalize her native southeast Stockton neighborhood. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/May---August-2013/Former-High-School-Dropout-is-Now-a-Pacific-Grad-and-Building-a-Dome-of-Hope-to-Help-Others.html
    Pacific Students Receive Inaugural Fellowship at Clinton Global Initiative Conference

    Naveed Ahmed ’13 and Chad Fraga ’14 will receive a $3,000 fellowship and resources to support their commitment to help at-risk high school students in Stockton more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/April-2013/Two-Pacific-Students-Receive-Inaugural-Outstanding-Resolution-Fellowship-at-CGI-U.html

    Three Pacific students recently won highly sought-after awards that will allow them to travel abroad to study economics or continue their study in science fields here. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/April-2013/Fulbright-Goldwater-Winners.html

    An additional call for Pacific Fund applications through the College of the Pacific has been added with proposals due by 5 p.m. in April 29 more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/April-2013/Reminder-to-apply-for-Pacific-Fund-grants.html

    University of the Pacific has been given a generous donation to help sustain the annual High School Math Competition and its mission to challenge local high school students and enhance their critical thinking and math skills more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/April-2013/University-of-the-Pacific’s-Annual-High-School-Math-Competition-Receives--Integral-Support.html

    The interdisciplinary Ethnic Studies Program helps students connect issues of race and ethnicity to their major fields of study—and the community around them. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/March-2013/Spotlight-On--Ethnic-Studies-Program.html
    Telling Stories, Building Bridges

    Halima Lucas ’13, whose documentary, “Building Bridges,” was recently screened on campus, is using her love of film to tell the untold stories of underrepresented people. more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/March-2013/Telling-Stories-Building-Bridges.html

    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/March-2013/Pacific-Sociology-Professor-Among-the-Nation’s-Rising-Academic-Stars.html

    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