Content tagged "Noteworthy"


    Jazzy Pacific podcast wins Northeast Public Radio popularity honors

    A podcast recorded by music Professor Keith Hatschek about jazz and civil rights drew more Internet traffic than any other Academic Minute recording in 2015. more
    NSF grant takes chemistry students to the Netherlands

    University of the Pacific chemistry Professor Jianhua Ren was awarded a new grant from the National Science Foundation this fall for her research on peptides, the building blocks of proteins. more
    Biology student sets sail for dental school with Navy scholarship

    Pacific biology major Alan Williams '16 has been accepted into the U.S. Navy's Health Professions Scholarship Program, a highly selective program for students who aspire to careers in the medical field. more

    Faculty and staff accomplishments, scholarly activity and artistic endeavors reported over the past month more

    Anne Wong, a doctoral student in University of the Pacific’s Gladys L. Benerd School of Education, has been selected by the White House Initiative on Asian American and Pacific Islanders to serve as an ambassador to its youth engagement program. more“ambassador”-to-Asian-American-youth.html
    New book explores genocide by starvation in Nazi Germany

    Millions of Soviet soldiers in German captivity died of hunger during World War II - but their deaths were not the unexpected consequence of a war that took longer than anticipated, argues Gesine Gerhard, professor of history at University of the Pacific. more
    Student engineers send tiger into space

    Pacific engineering students and faculty helped test launch a tiny satellite carrying a payload they designed. more
    Music soothes the psychotherapy patient

    Patients are more satisfied with the first visit to a psychotherapist's office when they hear music in the waiting room, according to new research. more