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    Sociology Professor Explores the ‘Black, White, and Green’ of Farmers Markets

    In her latest book, Alison Hope Alkon, Ph.D., examines race, class and social justice at two contrasting farmers markets—and uncovers the limits of “voting with your fork.”  more

    http://www.pacific.edu/About-Pacific/Newsroom/2013/May---August-2013/Sociology-Professor-Explores-the-‘Black-White-and-Green’-of-Farmers-Markets.html
    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

    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

    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
    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