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    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
    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