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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

    Four professors in the College of the Pacific recently were honored with prestigious awards recognizing their exceptional teaching, scholarship and service to the University.  more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/May---August-2013/College-Faculty-Members-Earn-Prestigious-Teaching-Awards.html

    University of the Pacific's Board of Regents voted to add four new members who bring complementary professional skills and leadership experience to the University's governing body more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2014/May-August-2014/Four-elected-to-University-of-the-Pacific-Board-of-Regents.html

    Students in Biology Professor Craig Vierra’s lab are helping to unravel the immense human potential of black widow silk.  more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/May---August-2013/Harnessing-the-Power-of-Spider-Silk.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

    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
    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

    More than 600 students from Stockton, Lodi and Elk Grove Unified School districts will descend on Pacific tomorrow for an annual competition meant to show that learning math and science can be fun more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2014/April-2014/Math-Steeplechase-adds-up-to-excitement-for-local-students.html